Intertechelektro JSC has signed cooperation agreements with the Kurgan Region Government and Siemens and Huber companies. The documents provide for local content equipment production by German companies at the sites of the Kurgan Plant of Integrated Solutions (KZKT, part of the Intertechelektro Group).
Ural Locomotives plant in Verkhnyaya Pyshma (a Sinara and Siemens AG joint venture) is to manufacture high-speed trains running up to 360 kilometers per hour. The relevant Memorandum of Intent has been signed today by Russian Railways, JSC, Sinara Group, Ural Locomotives, LLC, and Siemens Mobility.
Full localization of the high-capacity gas turbine production from the current 60% as part of Siemens Gas Turbine Technology (SGTT, a joint venture between Siemens and Power Machines) will cost at least RUB 1.1 billion, the Head of SGTT Nico Paetzold told TASS.
The Siemens Concern has submitted an application to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation for a special investment contract (SPIC) for the 100% localization of high-power gas turbine production in Russia, RIA Novosti reports with reference to Siemens President in Russia Alexander Liberov.
Admiralteysky district of St. Petersburg will be the most innovative in the city. Rosseti Lenenergo and Siemens have agreed to jointly upgrade the power grid. The agreement was signed at SPIEF-2019.
Siemens in Russia within the framework of a joint venture with Power Machines for the production of power equipment, Siemens Gas Turbines Technologies (SGTT), is negotiating with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation about signing a special investment contract (SIK), which will allow the company to obtain the status of a Russian manufacturer, and at the same time, the opportunity to supply gas turbines for the modernization of thermal power plants (TPP) under the new government program. Alexander Liberov, the head of Siemens in Russia, announced in an interview with TASS in the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Transneft and Siemens signed an agreement on strategic cooperation during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, TASS reports from the ceremony.
Within the framework of development of the strategic cooperation agreement between Gazprom Energoholding LLC and Siemens LLC (created by Siemens), Denis Fedorov and Alexander Liberov signed a memorandum of intent. According to the document, a joint working group is being created that will assess the possibilities and work out the issues of organizing a joint venture for the production of high-tech equipment in Russia, in particular, vacuum generator circuit-breakers (VGCB) and components thereto.
Siemens is going to localize the production of compressor equipment for the NOVATEK Arctic LNG - 2 project on the basis of a joint venture with Power machines in the Leningrad Region - Siemens Gas Turbine Technology (SGTT). This was stated by Alexander Liberov, Head of Siemens in Russia, in an interview with TASS.
Siemens in Russia and Gazprom energy holding (GEH) are negotiating the establishment of a joint venture (JV) for the production of power equipment. This was stated by Alexander Liberov, Head of Siemens in Russia, in an interview with TASS.
As a participant in the Russian power modernization program, Siemens, a German conglomerate company, can increase gas turbine production localization up to 100% by 2024-2025, as reported today by Siemens press service in Russia.
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Siemens, a German company, is ready to produce double-decker train cars and electric trains with sleeper cars for Russian Railways on the basis of previously produced Lastochka trains. This intention was declared by Alexander Liberov, the President of Siemens Russia, according to Vedomosti issued on December 6 this year.
Pilot laboratory centers of Rostec and Siemens structures will be opened in the Kurgan and Samara regions next year, said Oleg Evtushenko, the Executive Director of the state corporation, in his interview with Izvestia, published on Tuesday on the website of the publication.
“Now we need partners and, of course, orders. Because the more orders we have, the faster [localization] process will go. Of course, this requires investments. And we will continue our investments, in the near future we will have about $4 million invested to continue the localization process,” he said, speaking at the Russian Energy Week.
As part of the InnoTrans-2018 exhibition, which was held in Berlin from 18 to 21 September, Russian Railways OJSC, Sinara, Siemens AG and Siemens Mobility GmbH signed an agreement to expand the fleet of high-speed trains of RZD, reported the SvZD press service.
Siemens Gas Turbine Technology, which is Siemens and Power Machines JV, is considering the possibility of increasing localization of high-capacity gas turbine production. This was reported to journalists by Director General of Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies JSC Nico Petzold. At the same time, he noted that the company sees no “threat” in the intention of Power Machines to develop their own power turbines.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, and "Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies" (SGTT) has signed an agreement on the assembly of nacelles of wind 3.4 MW turbines SG 3.4-132 in Russia, RIA Novosti correspondent reports.
Ural Locomotives (a joint venture of the Russian Sinara and the German Siemens) is ready for mass production of Lastochka electric trains with over 80% of components made in Russia and is considering to increase the annual production of cars, states the group's message.
German concern Siemens can involve partners, including Russian companies, in the new program of upgrading Russian power facilities (DPM-2, the capacity supply agreement, guarantees return on investment – comment of TASS). This information has been provided to the journalists by Dietrich Möller, President and CEO of Siemens Russia, on the sidelines of INNOPROM-2018.
German concern Siemens is examining the possibility of increasing the local content of gas turbines produced in Russia from 60% to 90%. This was reported to Interfax by Dietrich Möller, the President and CEO Siemens Russia.
Siemens intends to become a key supplier under the power plant modernization program in Russia and event prepares to localize production of 320 MW gas turbines, Niko Petzold, Director General of Siemens Gas Turbines Technologies told in his speech at the LNG Congress.
Siemens opened a special Siemens PLM Software competence center on the premises of the German-Russian New Technologies Institute of KNRTU-KAI (a PLM laboratory). The opening ceremony was attended by Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan, Dietrich Meller, President of Siemens in Russia, and Albert Gilmutdinov, rector of KNRTU-KAI
The Siemens company executed a transaction on acquisition of a land plot in the Greenstate industrial park, according to the press-office of YIT Saint Petersburg, the developer of the park.
Siemens Gas Turbines Technologies, the joint venture of Siemens AG (65%) and CJSC Power Machines (35%) founded in December 2011 participated in the transaction as the buyer. The company had already expanded its site in the industrial park after putting into operation of a manufacturing complex in 2015. An additional plot was purchased in 2016 and in may, 2018 a new workshop was opened.
PJSC JSFC Sistema, JSC Group of Companies MEDSI and Siemens Healthineers signed a trilateral memorandum during the SPIEF, that starts long-term partnership aimed at healthcare development in the Russian Federation. The parties will cooperate in development of healthcare innovative projects.
One of the first workshops for restoration of gas turbine blades was opened in the Leningrad Region. Service maintenance is organized on the premises of the SGTT plant, a joint venture of the German Siemens and the Russian Power Machines.
Rostekh and Siemens will create diagnostic laboratories in 10 regions of Russia. The state corporation's investments into the project will amount to 4 billion rubles at the first stage, Rostekh reported to RIA Novosti.
According to the agreement signed between the parties, Siemens will supply equipment for laboratories that will carry out a whole range of research, especially in the field of biomaterials.
Siemens intends to develop production at the Siemens Gas Turbines Technologies plant in the industrial zone of the Lomonosov District in the Leningrad region. As Dietrich Möller, Siemens AG vice president, said today, the company plans to launch a workshop for the production, repair and restoration of turbine buckets next year.
KAMAZ, PJSC and Siemens AG will consider the possibility of implementing electric cars (eTruck) and buses (eBus) projects, in accordance with the cooperation agreement that was signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). This was reported by the KAMAZ press service.
Siemens Healthcare will participate in the implementation of the project of an innovative medical cluster on the territory of the Caucasian Mineral Waters (CMW). This was reported following a meeting of Odes Baysultanov, First Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for North Caucasus Affairs, with Svetlana Gerbel, Director General of Siemens Healthcare LLC, and representatives of the company, by the Press Office of the Ministry.
The press office of the Head of the Republic has stated today that there are plans to establish production of Siemens electrical equipment used at subway railway sub-stations at the facilities of JSC Russian Relay Engineering Research Institute (VNIIR).
Rosneft and Siemens AG announced the signing of an agreement on cooperation between the two companies for the development of technical solutions and localization of equipment for the Fuel and Energy Sector. One of the most important directions of this cooperation is the technological support in the field of mining projects, processing and transportation of hydrocarbons, as well as oil refining and shipbuilding.
Germany’s Siemens has brought the localization of its Sinara and Granite electric locomotives production to almost 100%, President of Siemens Russia and Central Asia and Vice President of Siemens AG Dietrich Moeller said.
“At the Ural Locomotives facility, we are producing the passenger locomotive Lastochka and freight locomotives Sinara and Granite. The production has been almost 100% localized,” Moeller said.
Under the terms of the contract, localization of passenger train production is to be brought to 80% by 2017. “The extent of localization of the first Lastochka trains produced at the Urals facility reached 63%. All in all, by the end of 2015, 30 trains will be completed,” Moeller stated.
Approximately 100 Russian enterprises contribute to the component supply chain for the electric trains and locomotives.
“Additionally, Ural Locomotives is pursuing further localization of the production of such vital components as bogie frames,” TASS quoted the source as saying. “The first bogies have already been welded. We have also built body assembly and painting shops, and pre-commissioning operations have been set up. Trains and locomotives are being rigged with Russian-made components.”
Moeller also added that localization efforts will continue at all Siemens facilities in Russia.
Siemens will open the equipment production in Bryansk for the high-speed railroad ‘Moscow-Kazan’, which is to be launched for the world football championship in 2018. In the words of the deputy general director of the plant ‘Termotron’, on the basis of which the production is being created, Anton Abushenko, the first production will be released by the enterprise by the middle of the next year.
“One of main goals of the joint venture is the participation in the construction of the high-speed rail railroad ‘Moscow-Kazan’. But right by the middle of the next year the Russian-German enterprise will start to produce the equipment for Russian railroads – switch gears and automation systems”, he said.
The documentation execution is being finished now. Organizational events must be finished by the start of 2016.
Ural Locomotives, a joint venture between Sinara and Siemens, had launched production on a new modification of the Lastochka electric train (Desiro RUS – ES2G), the Lastochka Premium, according to a statement from Sinara.
The new electric train is designed for travel between major cities at a distance of up to 200 kilometers and has a more comfortable interior for long-distance trips. Passengers will have comfortable chairs, the ability to charge their phones, go online and sanitary units in each car. In addition, the interior of the new train has conditions for people with disabilities.
The main feature of the new electric train is a high proportion of Russian-made components.
“All the enterprise’s projects for the release of the 2ES6 and 2ES10 electric trains and Lastochka trains were implemented with the constant control and attention of our customer – Russian Railways … The order for the Lastochka electric train is calculated for the period until 2023. In addition, we are discussing the locomotive production program for 2016 and 2017. This provides confidence for a sustainable utilization ratio,” Sinara Board Chairman Dmitry Pumpyansky said.
The Chelyabinsk Region and German major Siemens AG are planning to sign a framework agreement in September 2015 to develop mutually beneficial cooperation. The relevant agreements were reached today, July 8, by Chelyabinsk Region Governor Boris Dubrovsky as part of the Innoprom 2015 international exhibition in Yekaterinburg.
“For us, the Chelyabinsk Region is a strategic partner and not just in metallurgy,” Siemens AG Vice President Dietrich Moeller noted. He said the company is interested in projects in healthcare, energy and energy conservation as well as project to establish machine tool building cluster and instrument-making center. “The agreement will enable us to exchange information and cooperate on a systemic basis,” Moeller stressed.
Governor Boris Dubrovsky said that interesting ideas for cooperation and proposals have already emerged and different prospects are being studied. “We will put this all into a general document by September and work on implementing the idea,” he said.
Dubrovsky also met with Dmitry Zanchev, the General Electric president for interaction with government structures and corporate relations in Russia and the CIS, the governor’s press service reported.
In addition, Dubrovsky will also hold a meeting with EXIAR CEO Alexey Tyupanov today as part of the Innoprom 2015 exhibition. The topics to be discussed include the export potential of the Chelyabinsk Region, financial and non-financial tools for government support to exports (by EXIAR) and possible areas of cooperation in support for export operations.
A new Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies plant has opened in the Gorelovo industrial zone in the Leningrad Region. The company is a joint venture between Siemens AG and OJSC Power Machines. A total of $275 million euros will be invested to develop production at the factory.
The new facility will produce process rotor components and stator assemblies for turbines, carry out a full range of assembly work and perform bench tests. It will manufacture SGT-2000E and SGT5-4000°F gas turbines with a capacity of 60–307 megawatts. Plans are to produce small- and medium-capacity turbines in the future, specifically the SGT-800 model, which has a capacity of 53 megawatts. The new plant will also manufacture compressors with capacities ranging from 6 to 32 megawatts.
A total of 300 people will be employed at the new 25,000-square metre plant. The facility will include a warehouse for storing components required for the repair and maintenance of the turbines. The company currently performs service maintenance for the Kirishi GRES and Nyaganskaya GRES power plants. It has also supplied equipment to the Yuzhnouralsk GRES-2 and Verkhnetalinskaya GRES power plants.
The Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies production facility is a joint venture between Siemens AG (65%) and OJSC Power Machines (35%).
The Russian petrochemical group Sibur and the German company Siemens have signed a cooperation agreement in Moscow today. The signing ceremony was attended by Executive Director of Sibur, Vladimir Razumov and the President of Siemens in Russia, Dietrich Moeller.
The agreement is aimed at developing the partnership for the implementation of joint projects. The parties plan to cooperate in gas processing and petrochemical industries, as well as in the field of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The document reinforces the companies’ intention to carry out the equipping and reconstruction of gas-processing and petrochemical facilities with SIBUR Technologies “Siemens”, in particular, gas turbine and steam turbine equipment, advanced compressor systems, automation systems and software. The agreement also provides for joint work in the field of equipment, reconstruction and modernization of energy facilities, the introduction of effective solutions for electricity production at Sibur’s industrial sites.
The agreement is valid until September 2016 and can be further extended by mutual agreement.
“The signed agreement on cooperation is an indication that our work with such a large Russian company as Sibur comes to a new level. Today we took an important step that will begin new projects in the energy and petrochemical industries. Modern and efficient solutions for gas processing, petrochemicals and power generation are one of the main activities of Siemens, and we see a great need for such equipment on the domestic market. In order to be closer to our Russian customers, we already have a number of localized production sites. This are production of the drives in St. Petersburg, output of power transformers in Voronezh, the assembly of medium voltage equipment in Dubna. I’m sure that the use of the modern production equipment of Siemens will enhance the productivity of enterprises of Sibur Group, sustainable development and the solving strategic objectives of our Russian partner,” the president of Siemens in Russia Dietrich Moeller said.
A joint Siemens and Power Machines venture will open a new plan in Leningrad region in June, The plant will manufacture gas turbines.
The press service of the Russian division of the German company reports that a joint Siemens and Power Machines plant will open on June 18 in Gorelovo, Leningrad Region.
The Siemens Technology Gas Turbines plant will manufacture gas turbines and compressor equipment.
Siemens is investing EUR 55 m in building a workshop for maintenance of Sapsan and Lastochka express trains, Siemens President in Russia Dietrich Meller has announced. The facility, with a total area of 10 300 sq.m. will be located in the village of Metallostroy on the territory of the St Petersburg-Moskovskoye motor wagon depot. The company Step ash been selected as the contractor. The depot will carry out overhauls of Velaro Rus trains (called Sapsan in Russia) and maintain Desiro Rus (Lastochka) trains. The workshop will be built by the end of this year and started up by February next year, according to General Director of RZD high speed railways Vladimir Andreyev. All Siemens investments over the last five years in the NWFA, in consideration of the new workshop, amount to EUR 350 m, which is equivalent to a third of all the concern’s investments in Russia, Meller added.
German Siemens plans to invest 60 million euros in the expansion of depots for the services of Sapsan and Lastochka electric trains in Russia’s St. Petersburg region, according to Dietrich Moeller, president of Siemens in Russia and Central Asia.
According to an earlier agreement of Siemens and RZD, the companies will focus on the capacities of local railways depots. As part of the companies’ plans are building of a new plant for the service of the trains, which will allow to maintenance not only Sapsans, but also Lastochkas. The new facility will be put into operation at the beginning of 2015.
Siemens hopes to agree increased deliveries of equipment to modernize pump stations at Russian oil pipeline operator Transneft (MOEX: TRNF), Siemens Russia CEO Dietrich Moeller said in St. Petersburg at a meeting with representatives of the Strategic Partnership North-West non-commercial partnership.
Siemens is negotiating with Transneft on participation in the pump station modernization program and hopes to reach agreement on the issue in the next few months, Moeller said.
Siemens, which has worked with Transneft for a long time, supplies drive equipment for Transneft pump stations, including those on the ESPO pipeline system. It is also working to automate pump station control systems, he said.
The two companies are currently negotiating an expansion of their strategic partnership, which Siemens hopes will lead to increased production at its facilities near St. Petersburg, Siemens Elektroprivod.
Investment to expand capacity at Siemens Elektroprivod might total 40 million-50 million euro, Moeller said.
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