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a city (since 1933) under oblast jurisdiction in Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Chusovaia River, a tributary of the Kama. Railroad station 45 km west of Sverdlovsk. Population, 122,000 (1974; 44,000 in 1939; 90,000 in 1959). Pervoural’sk arose in 1732 in connection with the construction of an ironworks. In 1920 the ironworks began manufacturing pipes. During the years of Soviet power, a potassium bichromate plant has been reconstructed. A pipe factory has been built, as have plants that produce Dinas brick, mining and sanitary-engineering equipment, reinforced-concrete structural members, and technological equipment. Pervoural’sk has the general engineering department of the Urals Polytechnic Institute and an evening metallurgical technicum.

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According to reports in Daily Mail , residents in Pervouralsk were horrified to see that chemicals spilling from a chrome factory is turning white snow to an acid green colour.
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In 1932 Radkiewicz crossed the border along with a group of eight Polish spies and established an espionage network in Pervouralsk and Zlotoujscie.
Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant and Pervouralsk Novotrubny Zavod, part of ChTPZ Group, cut pipe shipments by 23% in 2009 due to slumping demand, but in December sales already doubled, the group said in a statement.
This new mill, in Pervouralsk, Sverdlovsk region, said an EBRD memorandum, would help the CHTPZ Group "achieve vertical integration in seamless pipe segment, making it almost self-sufficient in billets for seamless pipe production." The new mill would replace the group's outdated open hearth furnaces at its Chelyabinsk tube rolling plant.
The EBRDs funding has enabled Chelyabinsk Tube to acquire a controlling stake in Pervouralsk New Pipe Plant, which has an 11% share of the Russian pipe market and whose production is expected to reach 700,000 tonnes this year.
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