China: First concrete poured for second Taishan EPR™ reactor | AREVA North America: Next Energy Blog


Paris, France April 22nd 2010: First concrete of the second Taishan EPR™ reactor to be constructed, Guangdong province in southern China, has been poured by the Chinese utility CGNPC.

Around 9000 cubic meters of concrete, poured continuously by seven pumps, were necessary to make the pre-reinforced Reactor Building slab, measuring 55 meters in diameter.

For more information, please read the full press release.

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