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Wednesday, 11.12.2013, 22:45
The Riga Castle blaze broke out in a section that was used by the construction company and was caused by an open fire, experts invited by state property management company Valsts nekustamie ipasumi (State Real Estate) have concluded, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
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The Riga Construction Board has inspected assorted public buildings over the past two weeks, establishing cracks of various size in 18 Rimi and 13 Maxima supermarkets in Riga, Riga Construction Board head Inguss Vircavs informed during a press conference today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
55.5% of structures used to build the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Zolitude performed no load-bearing function, Finnish company Rak-Tek Solutions Chief Engineer Toomas Kaljas says in a report that he will submit to the State Police tomorrow, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Several years ago, the Riga City Council liquidated the local government's Construction Supervision Department, the functions of which were largely the same as of the State Construction Inspection that was liquidated before that, and this happened at a time when the function of supervision of the construction process was completely handed over to local governments, Latvian State Television's program "De facto" reported Sunday night, cites LETA.
Maxima Latvija has been given the go-ahead by independent experts to re-open its supermarket at the ''Sahara'' shopping center in Riga, LETA was informed by the company's press secretary Janis Beseris.
Construction company Re&Re has not done construction work in Rimi and Maxima supermarkets at Augusta Deglava Street 110 and Lubanas Street 117A, Re&Re Business Development and Communications Director Marite Straume told Nozare.lv, informs LETA.
After the Riga City Council's Construction Board establishing potential threats to load carrying capacity in the "Sahara" trade center at Lubanas Street 117A in Riga, retail chain Maxima has decided to close its supermarket in "Sahara", Maxima representative Janis Beseris confirms LETA.