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20. 12. 2016

Start of cooperation with the Oryol region

A business conference and meeting of Slovenian and Russian business councils took place in the town of Oryol in the Russian Federation on 15 December, presided over by Janez Škrabec, Director of RIKO, on the Slovenian side, and Eduard Vaino, Vice President of the AVTOVAZ corporation, on the Russian side. The meeting, which was held under the auspices of the Governor of the Oryol region, Vadim Potomski, represents the launch of economic cooperation between the Oryol region and Slovenia
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Zagreb, 16. 12. 2016

Entering the Croatian market

As part of a larger project "Revitalization Waste Water Treatment Plant in Rijeka Rafinery" Riko signed its first contract on the Croatian market. Regardless of the strong competition of well-known names from the oil industry, Riko was selected as the equipment supplier for the API separator at a public tender. The contract includes the engineering, manufacture and supply of equipment, the erection supervision and the commissioning and training of personnel operating at INA. The equipment of API separators constitutes reconstruction and covering of pools, in which waste oils and the processed water from the treatment process of crude oil are collected.
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Beograd, 25. 10. 2016

First contract on the Serbian market

Riko signed a contract for the building of a 10.6 km long primary sewage with one pumping station and for the reconstruction and extension of the existing sewer. The project also includes the implementation of a 2.6 km long water supply and a system for the collection and treatment of waste water in the town of Raška in Serbia.
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Ihan, 21. 9. 2016

The foundation stone for the Ihan elementary school

Alongside our partners from the company As Primus and the investors of the project, the Municipality of Domžale , we have yesterday laid the foundation stone for the building of the extension branch and corresponding landscape of the elementary school in Ihan.
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Minsk, 4. 9. 2016

Riko CEO Janez Škrabec was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Slovenia

On Sunday September 4th 2016 Riko CEO Janez Škrabec was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Slovenia. At an official ceremony in Minsk, the credentials were handed to him by former Ambassador of Belarus to Slovenia, now Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Ms. Alena Kupchyna.
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29. 7. 2016

Riko and OTV Veolia signed a cooperation agreement

At the beginning of July Paris hosted "Paris Balkans 2016”, a conference on the Western Balkans, which was dedicated to young people and infrastructure integration in the region. The summit was attended by delegations from thirteen countries of the Balkans. Among them was also the Slovenian delegation, which was led by Prime Minister Dr. Miro Cerar. On this occasion, in the premises of the French Senate, Riko signed a memorandum of cooperation with the purpose of joint cooperation in the field of environmental protection projects in third countries with our strategic partner the French company Veolia.
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New York, 27. 7. 2016

First P.A.T.H. House in the U.S.A.

Starck with Riko is to build a 750 m2 P.A.T.H. house on a magnificent private property located in Bedford, just 40 miles north of Manhattan, NY. The two stories 'Montfort' type house with a glass facade and signature corniche roof will serve as a family vacation home.
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4. 7. 2016

Janez Škrabec, the third most esteemed director this year

According to a study by Kline & Partner, which has measured and monitored the reputation of companies and directors over many years now, Riko Director Janez Škrabec is ranked in third place on the reputation scale.
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15. 4. 2016

Sludge drying facility opened at Novo mesto Central Wastewater Treatment Plant

A sludge drying facility has been opened by Riko at the Novo mesto Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project, within which Riko acted as the lead partner in a consortium together with Huber GmbH from Germany, was completed a month and a half before the contractual deadline.
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31. 3. 2016

We developed a line for the processing of freight car boolsters

At Riko we continue to strengthen our role as a strategic supplier of technological equipment for the development of the railway industry in Russia. In accordance, we have developed a line for the processing of freight car boolsters for the Russian company TVSZ, a leading manufacturer of freight car wagons based in Tikhvin. The solution, which we have developed for the client, will enable the processing of large scale items in a smaller space while still achieving large production capacities. The project will be completed within one year, in other words by the end of March 2017 when we will deliver the equipment perform a test run.
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