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Preparations are ongoing

Taiger Murphy, Civil Engineering Technician

The concrete foundation for the Poloidal Field Coil Winding Facility is being put in place. © AIF (Click to view larger version...)
The concrete foundation for the Poloidal Field Coil Winding Facility is being put in place. © AIF
This week, the permanent buried cable for communications is being installed between the Technical Building B07 and Contractors Area 1. The rock blasting and excavation is continuing in the area of the future Tokamak Complex. The column footing installation, the concrete column reinforcement, and the cast-in-place concrete placement for the poloidal field coils fabrication building is continuing for the above-ground structure. Preparations for the foundation work are underway for the future permanent ITER Headquarters buildings.


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