Concreting work on the foundations of the Baltic nuclear power plant has been carried out, Rusatom Overseas announced.
A total of 1700 cubic meters of high-strength concrete was poured in shifts, raising the height of the reactor building foundation plate from 8.8m to 7.15 meters.
The works were carried out by the specialists of JSC United Energy-construction Corporation under the supervision of Rosenergoatom Baltic NPP construction Directorate and the general contractor JSC NIAEP.
After the poured concrete attains strength, builders will start construction of the protective lining of the reactor cavity and installation of the core catcher, Rusatom said.
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