The Administration Of President Of Ukraine
A new sarcophagus over the fourth power unit of Chernobyl nuclear power plant will be commissioned in November 2017. This was stated by the President Petro Poroshenko during a visit to Chernobyl, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.
“In November of 2017, we plan to Commission this in a confinement operation. This will give you the opportunity to safely carry out work inside and I would like to point out the fact that during the works, including and over the sarcophagus, and inside, not a single employee received a status of a liquidator, did not receive dangerous doses of radiation,” said he.
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We will remind that in November of 2016 the Chernobyl reactor covered the new sarcophagus. The new safe confinement (NSC) – the movable structure in the world, which is equipped with unique technology and systems . The height of the Arch is equal to 110 m, length – 150 m, a width of 260 m and a weight of more than 31 thousand tons. Authorities claim that the new building will last 100 years.
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