Achinsk


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Achinsk

 

city in Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR. It is located on the spurs of the Arga Range, on the right bank of the Chulym River (tributary of the Ob’), where it is crossed by the Siberian Railroad; railroads also lead from Achinsk north to Maklakovo and south to Abakan. The city has a wharf. The population is 85,000 (1969); it was 32,000 in 1939. The city has food industries (elevators, a meat combine, and fodder and dairy plants); a mica-processing factory; machine repair plants; building materials enterprises; a fur products combine; and clothing, footwear, and furniture factories. Alumina is produced for the Krasnoiarsk aluminum plant. The city has an industrial and pedagogical technicum; a mechanical and technological technicum; construction, agricultural, and Soviet trade technicums; and pedagogical and medical schools. It has a drama theater and museums of regional studies and revolutionary history. Achinsk was founded in 1682 and became a district city in 1782. Coal is extracted near Achinsk.

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Nepheline production increased by 13.4% QoQ, to 1,144 thousand tonnes due to increased demand for nepheline from the Achinsk alumina refinery.
Russia's Defense Ministry said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in eastern Siberia's Krasnoyarsk region.
But she managed to escape from the train, which was heading west from Krasnoyarsk to Novosibirsk, when she used her paws to open a compartment door and fled as it stopped at a remote station near Achinsk.
The Krasnoiarsk court traveled to only four cities--Kansk, Achinsk, Minusinsk, and Eniseisk, and the number of trips was roughly equal; for example in 1909, it was 19, and in 1912, 17.
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One of four reactors, made in Italy for the modernization of the Rosneft Achinsk oil refining factory, was transported in the direction of the town of Achinsk after crossing the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, then sailing about 3,000 kilometers upwards the Yenisei River and then about 180 kilometers along the M53 federal highway from Krasnoyarsk to Achinsk to make the total distance of about 12,500 kilometers.
The Omsk refinery, owned by Gazprom Neft, decreased gasoil and gasoline export shipments in July by 39.9 per cent and 62.8 per cent respectively, increasing domestic shipments instead.Exports of gasoline were also hit by the fire at Rosneft's Achinsk refinery in mid-June.
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Krasnoyarsk, Safar 28, 1434, Jan 10, 2013, SPA -- Two people were killed and another three people were injured in the collapse of a metallic beam at the Achinsk oil refinery in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the press service of the Krasnoyarsk territorial emergency situation department told Itar-Tass on Thursday.