Last week, the North Entrance to the ITER site was officially opened including the safety and security facilities. The North Access leads to the Company Area I which will serve up to 400 contractors. "Together with the already existing West Entrance two out of three accesses to the site are now in use", the Director of the Agence ITER France (AIF), Francois Gauché, said.
The pace of the platform levelling works has increased now that two-shift working has been implemented. In addition first test blasts with explosives were undertaken on site last week to remove rock for the Tokamak platform. return to Newsline #30