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The on-site Cryostat Workshop is completed in just nine months, in April. Procured under the responsibility of the Indian Domestic Agency by the industrial giant Larsen & Toubro (also responsible for manufacturing the cryostat), the facility is erected by the French company Spie Batignolles.
08 April 2014Download
On 4 September, the very first finalized plant components are delivered to ITER—12 high voltage surge arrestors supplied by the US Domestic Agency. Like the deliveries to follow, the components are temporarily stored in the Poloidal Field Coils Winding Facility (pictured).
27 March 2014Download
The 110-metre-long, 44-metre-wide and 27-metre-high Cryostat Workshop is inaugurated on 21 November. The building will now be equipped to host the welding and assembly operations of the ITER cryostat before the first cryostat segments are shipped from India mid-2015.
18 February 2014Download
Work begins in 2014 on the steel structure of the Assembly Building. Eleven 60-metre pillars along either side of the basemat will support the roof of the structure and the powerful overhead cranes for Tokamak assembly. Five 12-metre pillars will be stacked to reach 60 metres; in December, the first second-level pillars are installed.
22 January 2014Download