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Sunday, 08.12.2013, 22:07
Joint-stock power utility Latvenergo has been named the safest company in Latvia for the second year in a row, as the Latvian Employers' Confederation informed Nozare.lv, writes LETA.
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In what could be described as extreme caution since the November 21 supermarket tragedy [under investigation] in Riga, many entities are checking, double checking, and in many cases, questioning the quality of building construction, and all required paperwork thereof. A case in point surfaced today as the Plavniekkalna Primary School was ordered closed by the Keklava Region Council after it found out that the building had not been through final inspection following renovation, informs LETA.
On Wednesday in Vilnius, Political Director of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Dalius Cekuolis met with the British, French and German Ambassadors to discuss an interim agreement on Iran's nuclear programme that has been reached in Geneva, infomed BC the MFA.
Latvian Saeima approved in principle amendments to the Construction Law today, which propose to establish a new institution – State Construction Supervision Bureau, informs LETA.
Government to recommend inviting international experts to assist establishing cause of Zolitude tragedy02.12.2013
Tomorrow, December 3, the government will propose that international experts be involved in finding the cause of the Maxima supermarket collapse in Riga's Zolitude on November 21, according to the Cabinet of Ministers' draft decree that is on the agenda for the government's meeting tomorrow, informs LETA.
Construction work on the roof of the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Riga was performed using a vibrating tamper, whereas expert opinion about steel members that supported the roof was just one page long, Latvian State Television's program "De facto" reported last night, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Police are currently carrying out several searches in connection with the investigation into the Riga supermarket tragedy, LETA was told by State Police press representative Sigita Pildava.