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Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian (monolingual)
Russian to English

Larissa B
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 11:30 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Energy / Power GenerationEnvironment & Ecology
GeologyMarketing / Market Research
Mining & Minerals / GemsManufacturing

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1912, Questions answered: 945, Questions asked: 164
Project History 20 projects entered
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Translation
Volume: 9000 words
Completed: Jan 2011
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of airlines operations manual



Aerospace / Aviation / Space
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 31 pages
Completed: Nov 2010
Languages:
Russian to English
Translation of mining consultancy documents



Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 1 days
Completed: Nov 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Interpreting during the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario hearing



Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 5400 words
Completed: Sep 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of magnetic flowtube reference manual



Mechanics / Mech Engineering
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 2200 words
Completed: Aug 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of various brochures for new immigrants



General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 2 days
Completed: Aug 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Interpreting during the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario hearing



Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 16000 words
Completed: Jun 2010
Languages:
Russian to English
Translation of the environmental assessment for diamond deposit area



Environment & Ecology
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 7100 words
Completed: Jun 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of valves and pressure transmitters user manuals and data sheets



Mechanics / Mech Engineering
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3000 words
Completed: Jun 2010
Languages:
Russian to English
Translation of a gold mine performance indicators and survey acts



Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 2 days
Completed: May 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Interpreting for certification specialists and mine equipment manufacturers



Engineering: Industrial
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 8900 words
Completed: May 2010
Languages:
Russian to English
Translation of construction cost estimates for a gold mining company



Engineering (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 25000 words
Completed: Apr 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of operating manuals (pressure transmitters, flame detectors etc.)



Mechanics / Mech Engineering
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 17000 words
Completed: Mar 2010
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of feature articles and advertisements for coal mining magazine



Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 17100 words
Completed: Mar 2010
Languages:
Russian to English
Translation of ferrous alloy plant equipment manual and production reports



Manufacturing
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 1 days
Completed: Oct 2009
Languages:
English to Russian
Court interpretation in relation to oil contract dispute case



Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4200 words
Completed: Aug 2009
Languages:
Translation of mineral expert report on gold assets



Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 18300 words
Completed: Jul 2009
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of feature articles, news and adverts for coal mining magazine



Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 21 days
Completed: May 2009
Languages:
English to Russian
Interpreting for Russian coal mining specialists during their US company visit



Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 19500 words
Completed: Jan 2009
Languages:
English to Russian
Translation of hydraulic shovel error messages and diagnostic codes



Electronics / Elect Eng
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4500 words
Completed: Dec 2008
Languages:
Russian to English
Translation of geomorphology baseline study



Geology
 No comment.


Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Kemerovo State University
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2002. Became a member: Apr 2006.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Russian (Kemerovo State University, verified)
Russian to English (Kemerovo State University, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL Trados Studio 2011, Powerpoint
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Contests won First ProZ.com Translation Contest 2007: English to Russian
7th ProZ.com Translation Contest: English to Russian
Professional practices Larissa B endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Hello and thank you for visiting my profile page.

I am a Russian native speaker, currently residing in Toronto, Canada. My main areas of expertise are coal mining and mine equipment; minerals; geology; environmental; business and marketing; contracts, laws, acts, and regulations; social care and services; general medical


I have over 20 years of professional translating/interpreting, including:

- six years as full-time in-house Interpreter/Translator for the US-Russian project dealing with coal mining;

- two years of full-time work for a British mine equipment manufacturer; and

- over three years as full-time in-house Quality Assurance Associate/Over-The-Phone Interpreter implementing company quality assurance procedures and providing interpreting for various industry segments (911, financial services, insurance, health care, hospitality, utilities etc.)

My other job experience includes:

- translation of news items, feature articles, and advertisements for Russian issues of UK-based coal magazine on an ongoing basis;

- translation of technical reports, environmental assessments, operation and maintenance manuals, company brochures and catalogues, business proposals, contracts, court transcripts, case descriptions, medical documents, market research surveys;

- interpreting during coal mining specialists site visits (underground mines, open pits, coal prep plants, power plants, company visits);

- on-site hospital and medical assessment centre interpretation;

- interpretation in the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario;

- consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at conferences/seminars/workshops;

- transcription and translation of audio files;

- freelance and part-time translation and interpreting for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) projects (social services, youth employment); and

- interpreting for an international adoption agency.

Competent, reliable, meticulous, friendly

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 2313
PRO-level pts: 1912


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian1176
Russian to English688
Russian40
English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering485
Other443
Medical256
Art/Literary194
Bus/Financial141
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mining & Minerals / Gems93
Geology74
Medical (general)72
Marketing / Market Research70
Law (general)64
Medical: Health Care60
Education / Pedagogy56
Pts in 69 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects20
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
0 positive (0 entries)
positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation15
Interpreting5
Language pairs
English to Russian13
Russian to English6
1
Specialty fields
Mining & Minerals / Gems6
Mechanics / Mech Engineering3
Geology1
Manufacturing1
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
Environment & Ecology1
Other fields
Law (general)3
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Engineering: Industrial1
Engineering (general)1
Aerospace / Aviation / Space1
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