Cracks discovered during construction of Turkey’s first nuclear plant. Work on Turkey’s first nuclear power plant has been held up by fissures discovered in the foundations, Turkish pro-government outlet HaberTürk reported on Monday. Russian state nuclear energy firm Rosatom began construction of the Akkuyu nuclear plant in the southern Turkish province of Mersin last year. But the project hit an early hurdle when Turkey’s Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) discovered fissures in concrete foundations laid since the groundbreaking ceremony in April 2018, HaberTürk’s Olcay Aydilek reported.
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Work on the first nuclear power plant in Turkey has been suspended due to cracks found in the foundations. Recall that the Russian state atomic energy company Rosatom began construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in the southern Turkish province of Mersin last year. But on Monday, according to the HaberTürk publication , the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) discovered cracks in the concrete foundations laid after the foundation-laying ceremony in April 2018.
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