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  • Milestone | A celebration for the first ring coil

    A 400-tonne ITER magnet—poloidal field coil #6—has been completed in China through the collaboration of the European Domestic Agency (Fusion for Energy) and con [...]

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  • Portfolio | Inside the cold factory

    Pipes and tanks of all sizes and colours, valves, compressors, truck-size electrical motors, zeppelin-like gas bags, puzzling contraptions evocative of sea mons [...]

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  • Open Doors Day | Sharing ITER with 1,000 visitors

    Rain notwithstanding, the 15th edition of the ITER Open Doors Day was a success, with close to one thousand people attending. Fifty volunteer guides from the IT [...]

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  • Heat removal | Moving 10 tonnes of water per second

    If ITER were a fusion power plant, the amount of heat produced by the machine would be partly absorbed by the steam generators and turbines that initiate the el [...]

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  • ITER Manga | Now in Provençal

    Four generations ago, at the turn of the 20th century, regional languages were still very much alive in rural France. Breton was widely spoken in the Brittany p [...]

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Worksite photos

The view one never tires of

For the past three-and a half years, ITER Communication has been documenting construction progress from the top of the tallest crane on the ITER worksite. Although shooting the same place from the same viewpoint might be considered repetitive and boring, in this case it never is: the ITER worksite is an ever-changing landscape one never tires of.
 
The ITER site in early July 2018. Project metrics indicate that the level of design completion for First Plasma components and systems is at 93.9 percent, while the level of construction and manufacturing completion to reach First Plasma has topped 60 % based on ITER Unit of Account value credits (May data). (Click to view larger version...)
The ITER site in early July 2018. Project metrics indicate that the level of design completion for First Plasma components and systems is at 93.9 percent, while the level of construction and manufacturing completion to reach First Plasma has topped 60 % based on ITER Unit of Account value credits (May data).
 
See the gallery below for a new series of images, the first since April. More filming and photographing is scheduled for later this month.



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