The construction of a new aerodrome of the international airport in Dnipropetrovsk region will begin in the summer of 2020. The press service of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration said, with reference to head of the administration Oleksandr Bondarenko, a designer is now being selected, he will be known in December 2019. In May 2020, a general contractor will be determined. According to the project, which Bondarenko presented to Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov, the airport will have a runway that can accept all types of aircraft, and a modern terminal. It is planned that its throughput will reach 3 million people a year.
“Dnipro for many years has been without an air artery that could show the city’s capabilities. We must pay tribute to MPs who chose Dnipro and the region. They made every effort to talk about the implementation of the project today. I hope that in the spring of 2022 the airport will be able to accept modern large aircraft that will provide both economic and tourist growth,” Razumkov said.
Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration noted that the regional state administration and a private investor will work on the project simultaneously. A runway will be built for state funds: UAH 1 billion was stipulated in the 2020 national budget for this purpose. It will be 3.2 km long and will have modern navigation systems, meteorological and lighting equipment.
The total project cost is $180 million.
DTEK Renewables has commissioned the 240 MW Pokrovska solar plant (Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region).
The press service of the company said Pokrovska solar plant is a project implemented by Ukrainian companies and specialists. Some 16 enterprises took part in the construction, which received orders worth EUR48 million.
Pokrovska solar plant consists of 840,000 solar panels manufactured by Risen (China). It is expected that each year the plant will produce 400 million kWh of “green” electricity, which is enough to provide 200,000 households.
“Pokrovska solar plant is the company’s third project in solar energy, investment in which amounted to EUR193 million,” DTEK CEO Maksym Tymchenko said.
He said that the payback period in current tariffs is estimated at six to six and a half years.
In addition, he said that DTEK plans to implement the project for building the Energy Storage system either at Pokrovska or Nikopol solar station.
Mauntex Agro LLC (Kharkiv) plans to reconstruct the former complex for fattening cattle and build new facilities for a pig farm with a closed production cycle in the village Dniprovske, Dnipropetrovsk region, according to the website of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources. According to its data, the area of the complex will be 18.14 hectares. It is assumed that the annual capacity of the pig farm will reach 36,370 piglets (piglets weighing 30-32 kg) for subsequent fattening and 30,638 fattened young pigs with a live weight of 115-120 kg for sale to the meat processing plant.
The construction of the pig farm is to be carried out in ten stages. The start of the production cycle is planned after the commissioning of all construction stages.
According to the unified state register of legal entities and individuals, the founders of Mauntex Agro are Serhiy Zapara and Petro Maliar. The company is engaged in breeding pigs, meat production, meat products sale, as well as growing grain and oilseeds.
Odesa-based Automagistral-Yug has launched an asphalt concrete factory in Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk region, the company’s press service has reported.
According to the report, the factory is the 15th production facility of the company in Ukraine and the fourth in Dnipropetrovsk region.
“The factory in Novomoskovsk is built at our industrial base. We have completely restored our facility – we have overhauled and equipped a dormitory for 120 people, renewed the railway tracks, the laboratory and the repair base. About UAH 60 million was invested in construction of the factory. The total investment in production facilities in Dnipropetrovsk region is approaching UAH 150-170 million over the past few years,” Director General of Automagistral-Yug Mykola Tymofeyev said.
According to the company, the production capacity of the factory in Novomoskovsk is 240 tonnes of asphalt per hour. The new enterprise will allow the company to implement the construction of high-speed highway H-31 (Dnipro-Kobeliaky-Reshetylivka). According to the director general, the company began work on the highway last year and should build 57 km of the first category road with four lanes within several years.
Automagistral-Yug LLC was registered in 2006. According to the company’s website, it owns 10 factories producing asphalt mixes, eight own production bases of the construction divisions of the enterprise in six regions of Ukraine.