Moscow, December 19 - Neftegaz.RU. Rosatom repotred that he standby personnel lock was shipped for Rooppur NPP power unit No 1. The personnel lock of one of the main element of the NPP containment and part of the localizing safety systems.
In 2018, the specialists have achieved a number of milestones at Rooppur NPP construction site in Bangladesh (general designer and general contractor is ASE) that ensured the compliance with the NPP construction schedule.
Works for concreting the foundation slab of the turbine building commenced ahead of schedule. The installation of the body of device for catching the molten core material (core catcher) - the 1st large-size equipment to be installed in the reactor building - started successfully.
The active stage of construction of power unit No2 started in 2018 as well: The ceremony of concreting the foundation slab of the 2nd power unit was held with the participation of Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh and Yuri Borisov, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government.
According to Mr. Khazin, senior vice-president for Rooppur NPP construction, 2018 can be called a successful year for the project. «We achieved all the milestones on time, and some of them - even ahead of schedule. Next year we must keep the same pace of construction. In particular, we must ensure the installation of support truss at unit No 1 which is one of the key elements of the reactor pit. Besides, a lot of important equipment will arrive at the site. We have plenty of work ahead».