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First half of Chernobyl cover on the move

Waste and Recycling

01 April 2014

Chernobyl arch movement 48The first half of the Chernobyl arch has been assembled. It is now being gradually moved to make way for construction of the other half.

Chernobyl ventilation stack removed

Waste and Recycling

10 January 2014

Chernobyl stack capping 48An old ventilation stack shared by units 3 and 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been dismantled. Its removal will allow a giant protective structure to be installed over the damaged reactor building in Ukraine.

Chernobyl fuel transfer milestone

Waste and Recycling

02 October 2013

Chernobyl 48The transfer of undamaged used fuel to an on-site interim storage facility from units 1 to 3 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine has now been completed.

Decommissioning of Chernobyl units approaches

Waste and Recycling

19 February 2014

Chernobyl panoramic 48Work could soon start on decommissioning units 1 to 3 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a project to put the units into care and maintenance was approved by a state review authority.

Dismantling of Chernobyl stack begins

Waste and Recycling

05 November 2013

Chernobyl VS-2 stack removal 48Work to dismantle the old ventilation stack shared by units 3 and 4 at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine has begun, making way for installation of the giant protective structure over the damaged reactor.

Experts study Chernobyl roof collapse

Regulation and Safety

10 July 2013

Chernbyl roof collapse, June 2013 visit (IAEA) 64x48An international team has visited the Chernobyl site to review the causes and effects of a roof collapse that took place in February.