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Foundation in place for Iter Tokamak

New Nuclear

28 August 2014

ITER Tokamak floor final pour 48The concrete basemat has been completed for the Tokamak complex of the Iter fusion reactor project at Cadarache in southern France.

Contract for Iter remote handling system

New Nuclear

06 June 2014

Remote handling system for ITER divertor 48A contract has been awarded for the supply of a remote handling system for installing, maintaining and recovering components of the international Iter fusion project's Tokamak during its operational life.

Convoy tests 'Iter Itinerary'

New Nuclear

08 April 2014

ITER-transport-convoy-arrival_48A 600-tonne dummy load has completed a journey by land and water to test out the logistics of transporting major components to the Iter fusion reactor site in southern France.

UK opens robotics laboratory

New Nuclear

08 August 2014

RACE - Culham 48A new centre for developing technologies for remote handling in extreme conditions has opened at the Culham Science Centre in the UK. A £15.6 million ($26.2 million) purpose-built facility is to be constructed at the site by 2016.

Contracts for key Iter components

New Nuclear

22 May 2014

ITER and toroidal field coils 48Toshiba will supply toroidal field coils for international Iter fusion project and Air Liquide will supply equipment for the machine's cooling under new contracts.

Iter construction gathers momentum

New Nuclear

18 March 2014

ASG_winding_line_clean_area_(F4E)_48Contracts for the construction of seven key buildings, plus a contract for the power supply for a plasma heating system, and progress on the manufacture of a major component signal an acceleration in the international Iter fusion reactor project.