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Image of the week

Like dancers in a vertical ballet

Of all the movements of workers and equipment in the Assembly Hall, these are the most gracious...

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Like ballet dancers on a vertical stage, two workers are busy dismantling the steel structure of the temporary wall (now a mere tarpaulin partition) between the Assembly Hall and the Tokamak Building. The upper part of the structure must be removed by the end of the week to allow for the passage of the overhead bridge cranes into the adjacent building.

The cranes will remain in the Tokamak Building for about one month in order to undergo a series of tests designed to demonstrate the structural integrity of the load path.


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