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    'Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.' [From the Greek historian Herodotu [...]

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    In December, as toroidal field conductor unit length #133 came off the production line, the ITER community celebrated a major milestone—the end of a nine-year p [...]

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  • Spaceport ITER

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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 the Contractor's Area No. 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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