Completion of Cover Construction at Reactor Building of Unit 1 of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

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We have been working on deploying cover panels which cover the reactor
building of Unit 1 of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station to control
emission of radioactive materials based on “the Roadmap towards Restoration
from the Accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station” mentioned in
April 17.

Today, we are announcing that deployment of cover panels is completed as inspection by Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency has done.

We continue to take measures to minimize emitting radioactive materials

Progress until now is as follows:
·May 13, 2011:Pre-Construction started
·June 28, 2011:Construction started
·August 10, 2011:Steel-frame construction started
·October 14, 2011:Steel-frame, wall/roof panels deployed
·October 28, 2011:Ancillary facilities such as exhaustion systems deployed.
Inspected by Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency and construction completed

Source: www.tepco.co.jp, via Twitter search for Nuclear

 

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