Construction of Chornobyl NPP's new shelter complete: preparation for containing Unit 4 underway. VIDEO

The construction of the New Safe Confinement intended to replace the present Chornobyl sarcophagus is complete.

Censor.NET reports citing Radio Svoboda.
The arch-shaped steel structure is supposed to be pushed onto the unit with the help of jacks. The capacity of each jack is 700 kN (70 tons).

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The moving of the confinement is to start in mid-November and last for several days.

The construction of the shelter started in late 2010.

Completion of the project is scheduled for the end of 2017. The total cost of the Shelter Implementation Plan, of which the New Safe Confinement is the most prominent element, is estimated to be around 2.15 billion euros.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/v414502