Apatity


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Apatity

 

a city in Murmansk Oblast, RSFSR, located between Lake Imandra and the Khibiny mountains, with a railroad station 23 km west of Kirovsk. In 1968 it had a population of 40,700. Apatity has an apatite-nepheline concentrating mill, the Kirov State Regional Electric Power Plant, a prefabricated reinforced concrete plant, and various construction organizations. The Kola branch of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR is located in Apatity. The economy is augmented by dairy farming and the growing of potatoes and green vegetables. The settlement of Apatity was founded in 1935 when the apatite-nepheline mines were opened. It was reorganized into a city in 1966.

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The crew's 28 campaigners and two accompanying reporters have been placed in pre-trial detention until November 24 in Russia's Arctic cities of Murmansk and Apatity.
During 2003 the deep till geochemistry samples have been analyzed at the GILC laboratory in Apatity and all duplicate and core sampling will be analyzed at the Assayers Laboratory in Vancouver.
Open Competition: an open tender at the choice of the right to sign the construction contract for the project: Overhaul of buildings of unfinished construction of the airport Khibiny Apatity, located in Apatity, st.
Lawyers for the 30, who are being held in Murmansk and the nearby town of Apatity, have filed appeals against the decision to hold them in detention.
Assays for this project are performed by the geological institute at Apatity and the Kola Geological Informational Laboratory Centre in Apatity.
Drill core assays for this project have been performed by Assayers Laboratory, Canada whilst surface rock samples have been analyzed by the Geological Institute Laboratory and the Geological Information Laboratory Centre (GILC) in Apatity.
Open Competition: choice of artist for the right to enter into a construction contract for the project: Overhaul of buildings of unfinished construction of the airport Khibiny Apatity, located in Apatity, st.