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The lecture by the Rector of the St. Petersburg Mining University was one of the highlights of the 9th International Conference on Energy, Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development (ERESD 2022), which was held in the People’s Republic of China.
From the point of view of a naturalist in the field of minerals, I can point out that there is a misconception in society regarding the understanding of the role of the state in the uncertainties of today’s economy. That is, the belief that the government, under difficult geopolitical conditions, will not look for ”ideal” options for the development of the economy, but will be guided by the fact that it should play the leading role in a mobilising economy, where the importance of government is predominant.
On 8 February, Russia celebrates Russian Science Day. Today is not so much a holiday as an occasion to talk about its prospects, and the potential of scientists engaged in fundamental and applied research. Is it fully exploited? Do young people go into science? Will they be able to ensure a generational change in the future and maintain our country’s place among the undisputed leaders in technological development?
An investigation into the fatal accident that occurred in the Yuzhuralzoloto’s Tsentralnaya mine last November has been completed, the Ural Department of Rostechnadzor informs
Czech president Miloš Zeman has criticised the European Green Deal, one of the founding documents serving as a basis for making strategic decisions in the EU
Alrosa’s sales of rough and polished diamonds show impressive growth, as indicated by the figures revealed for November 2020
Some economists have stated that the US dollar will lose its status as the world’s most reliable and liquid means of exchange, with gold set to take the place of the American currency. This will happen due to the future global financial turmoil, causing, in turn, gold prices to go up sharply.
Copper prices are hitting record levels, with experts saying they might reach an all-time high by the end of the year. Are Russian miners able to satisfy domestic demand and compete in the global market?
RF Prosecutor General’s Office has filed a lawsuit at the Perm Regional Arbitration Court against Solikamsk Magnesium Plant OJSC, claiming the latter should transfer its shares back to state ownership. What would be the point?
St. Petersburg Mining University hosted the opening ceremony for the 5th International Research and Practice Conference: Mining in the 21st Century. Technology, Science, Education.