Two teams in a 40-hour operation have poured the basemat for the turbine building of China’s Fangchenggang 2, the first Hualong One unit. China General Nuclear said the operation used four sets of equipment, one on each side of the site, and that workers were organised into two teams to undertake the continuous pour, which lasted 40.5 hours. The pour on, 12 November, created “favourable conditions for the construction of the conventional island of unit 3”. The nuclear island of unit 3 started construction in December 2015.
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