Articles & Interviews

Green standard for Russia 2018 stadiums.

April 8, 2015

The headquarters of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Local Organising Committee (LOC) hosted a workshop on applying green construction standards to preparations for Russia 2018. The event, organised by the LOC with the support of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, was attended by Russian and foreign experts, as well as representatives of design organisations, construction companies, real estate developers and regional environmental agencies.
“What we’re now seeing is how preparations for the first World Cup in Russia are becoming a catalyst for important changes in all sorts of areas of life," Sorokin said. "Building World Cup stadiums in accordance with Russia’s green standard will allow us to create resource-effective, safe and comfortable football arenas, as well as taking environmental responsibility to a whole new level throughout the country."

Sochi after the Olympic Games: Development Driver in the South of Russia

March 18, 2014

Investment in infrastructure development for the Olympic Games in Sochi totalled RUR 1.5 trn (approx. USD 45 bln). This investment became the basis for further development in Sochi and the entire Krasnodar Territory.

Our hot Olympic days

February 14, 2014

Oleg Deripaska: I’m proud of the impact companies of Basic Element have made to the success of the Olympic Games in Sochi, for the victory of our athletes, bright emotions and unforgettable impressions of the city’s guests and all Sochi residents.

All the projects built, revamped and operated by Basic Element’s subsidiaries are successfully dealing with Olympic overloads. Among them are Sochi International Airport, main Olympic village, Imeretinsky Sea port and a route alternate to Sochi’s main thoroughfare, Kurortny Avenue.

Transstroy improving Russia’s aviation infrastructure. World Highways

November 1, 2013

Aviation is playing an important role in developing Russia’s economy and resolving socio-economic issues. It’s particularly important for the country’s role as an international and domestic hub, ensuring the transportation of residents from remote regions.

Transstroy is among the transport infrastructure construction companies benefiting from the upgrade in Russia’s aviation sector. The firm has a proven track record on aviation-based construction projects. The firm’s projects have included the construction and reconstruction of major Russian airports and air bases, such as Sheremetyevo (Moscow), Vnukovo (Moscow), Pulkovo, Gelendzhik (Krasnodar Territory), and Blagoveshchensk airports, and Khotilovo air base. Of the four control towers, including command and control centres, constructed in Russia in the past four years, three – at Vnukovo, Sheremetyevo, and Gelendzhik airports – were built by Transstroy.