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Furnishing and finishing

Alexandra Maraval, Agence Iter France

Giving the final touch to the new pedestrian walkway connecting the guard house and the sub-contractors area. (Click to view larger version...)
Giving the final touch to the new pedestrian walkway connecting the guard house and the sub-contractors area.
This week, furnishings were moved into the new temporary office building that has been erected adjacent to ITER Headquarters. The handover of this new building—JWS3—will take place this coming Monday, 31 May. A pedestrian pathway now exists on the worksite between the guard station and the sub-contractors area allowing staff members who choose to walk this distance in all security instead of taking their car.

Close to the water-treatment installations, work continues to create a waste management area where garbage recycling containers will be stored. The installation of electrical networks and resurfacing began this week and should be completed by the end of the month.

Close to the water-treatment installations, work continues to create a waste management area where garbage recycling containers will be stored. (Click to view larger version...)
Close to the water-treatment installations, work continues to create a waste management area where garbage recycling containers will be stored.
Work on ITER's cooling water pipes is coming to an end on the platform. Investigations are ongoing into the rock and soil formation at the location of the future Poloidal Field Winding Facility, in preparation of construction to come.



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