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Chi completes first nuclear project

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Beijing, May 26: Chi has completed construction of the first nuclear power project equipped with a new generation of reactors using Chinese-developed Hualong-1 technology, officials said on Friday. The containment dome, weighing 340 tonnes with a diameter of 46.8 metres (154 feet), was installed on Thursday in the No.5 unit of the nuclear plant, located in the eastern Fujian province and owned by the Chi tiol Nuclear Corporation, thereby marking the start of the assembly phase, Efe news reported. The plant’s construction began in May 2015 and it is scheduled to be operatiol by mid-2020. (IANS)

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