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3rd Layer of Reactor Building Inner Containment Erected at Power Unit No 1 of Rooppur NPP

Power News - Published on Wed, 05 Aug 2020

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The works on erection and concreting of the reactor building inner containment third layer sections of Rooppur NPP power unit No.1 being constructed in Bangladesh have been completed. All works on the third layer were performed by TrestRosSEM LLC specialists for the period of 118 days. Totally, 2000 cubic meters of concrete mixture was placed. Erection of the inner containment third layer - is one of the construction milestones at the Rooppur NPP site in 2020. It was achieved in compliance with the schedule. During the erection and concreting of the inner containment sections, new technical solutions were applied that allowed increasing the labor productivity.

It resulted in the spread of activities for erection of the main layer of the inner containment to support a polar crane. The polar crane is intended for installation of the reactor building main equipment (reactor pressure vessels, steam generators, main circulation pumps) as well as pipelines and other metal structures. Its structure is erected under the dome of the reactor building on a special rail in the form of a circle.

Rooppur NPP with two VVER-1200 reactors and the total capacity of 2400 MW is being constructed under the Russian design, 160 km from Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, in accordance with General Contract dated 25 December 2015. The General Contractor for Rooppur NPP construction is Atomstroyexport, Engineering Division of ROSATOM.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Wed, 05 Aug 2020
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