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  • Gravity supports | First production unit in China

    Bolted in a perfect circle to the pedestal ring of the cryostat base, 18 gravity supports will brace the curved outer edge of each toroidal field coil. These un [...]

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  • Conference | Fun-filled vacuum

    The science of ITER is not simple. But with a bit of imagination (and a dose of humour) a way can be found to convey the most complex physics notions to a publi [...]

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  • Naive question of the week | What happens to the car keys?

    We begin today a new series that aims to answer basic, even naive, questions about fusion and ITER. An image used often, when trying to convey the amount of e [...]

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  • Metrology | Facing the millimetre test

    In the realm of the very large at ITER, some of the biggest challenges are lurking down in the millimetre range. Within the Assembly Building a massive struct [...]

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  • Fusion research in Europe | Working it out together

    In Europe, fusion research is structured around a goal-oriented roadmap that closely involves universities, research laboratories and industry. Sibylle Günter, [...]

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See you in September!

The 42-hectare ITER construction platform is the centre of intense activity that will know no pause this summer. But the Newsline team is taking its annual break and will resume reporting in September...

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Construction is underway on six buildings, at various stages of advancement, and preparatory ground works have begun for three others. In June, the workforce directly involved in the construction of the ITER installation passed the milestone of 1,500 people.

This summer issue of Newsline aims to document all of the latest construction progress at the heart of the world-spanning ITER Project, six years after construction began in earnest in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France.

We'll be back in September.


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