Rooppur Unit 2 Hits Concreting Milestone

Concreting of the inner containment cylindrical part has been completed at Rooppur NPP power unit 2 reactor building which is being constructed in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Rosatom said.

Rooppur NPP Unit 2The General Contractor JSC Atomstroyexport is included in Rosatom's Engineering Division.

The specialists of the Trest RossSEM LLC branch have laid 976 cubic meters of the self-compacting concrete mix for 27 hours of the continuous concreting process. During the concreting process, 4 concreting booms were used to maintain fluidity and reduce defects, the company said.

So, the Rooppur NPP Unit 2 has reached + 38,500 m elevation, Rosatom noted.

“This work has been completed ahead of schedule. During the erection of the fourth tier, the long-term experience in concreting containments was used, which made it possible to complete the work in less than 3 months, ” said Alexey Deriy, Vice President - Director of the Rooppur NPP Construction Project.

The concreting of the fourth tier opens up several important fields of operations at the Rooppur NPP Unit 2, namely installation of the polar crane and erection of the fifth tier up to +44.100 elevation.

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