is represented by enterprises of
mechanical engineering, metal working and light industry; Alchevsk Ц
Stahanov assembly Ц the enterprises of coal, metallurgical and
machine-building; Lisichansk Ц Rubezhnoye-Severodonetsk Ц the
enterprises of chemical, petrochemical industry.
The leading enterprises in certain branches are:
In mechanical engineering: State Holding Joint Ц stock company
УLuganskteplovoz", JSC УStakhanov Carriage Building FactoryФ, JSC
УLugansk Machine-tool Constructing Factory У, JSC УSeverodonetsk
Instrument-making FactoryФ, Lugansk factory УDonetsФ, Joint stock
scientific and production company УLugansk AccumulatorsФ, Closed JSC
УStakhanovmashФ, Lugansk Car Assembly Factory, JSC УLugansk Factory of
Draft shaftsФ, Pervomayskiy Machine factoryФ, Factory УKrasnyj LuchФ,
Krasnodon Closed JSC УAvtoagregatФ;
In metallurgy: OpenJSC УAlchevsk Metallurgical CenterФ, Alchevsk coke
and chemical Factory, JSC У Stakhanov Factory of FerroalloysФ, Closed
JSC УLugansk Pipe FactoryФ, JSC УIntersplavФ;
In chemistry: Severodonetsk State Production Company УObjedinenie AZOTФ
", OJSC Ф KrasitelФ, JSC УStekloplasticФ, JSC УLisichansk Factory RTIФ,
The majority of innovations were carried out on the enterprises of
manufacturing industry: chemical and petrochemical, light industries,
where innovative works were carried out by 5,6-8,8% of the enterprises.
The quantity of enterprises, which have updated number of producing
goods, has increased by 8,9%. There were 46 new technological processes,
among them one third low-wasted and alternative processes, are
implemented, and 373 mastered: machines (equipment, devices, tools),
appellations of new materials, goods and products, consumer goods. In
the first half-year of 2002 six sites of regional coal-extracting
enterprises were automated with modern high-tech equipment.
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
In our region the transport infrastructure is widely developed, and it
satisfies the requirements of the population and enterprises in
transportation of passengers and goods including the passenger
transportation to the neighboring regions of Russian Federation.
The railway transport is represented by Lugansk and partially by
DebalТtsevo boards of railway transport of the Donetsk railway. The
extensive length of railway tracks is 1798 km, the total extend
spur-tracks of enterprises and organizations are 1778,7 km. The density
of railway pro 1000 km2 is 75,2 km. In our region there is a wide
network of highways, the length of which is 5800 km. JSC УTrans-KingФ
the biggest Ukrainian company that deals with international auto Ц
transportation is located in Lugansk.
Air-transport is represented in the region by: the Lugansk State Air
Enterprise УLugansk AirlinesФ, the regional municipal enterprise
УInternational Airport LuganskФ and Severodentsk Airport.
The infrastructure communication involves all built-up areas of the
region. Automatic long-distance communication is available between all
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