Reactor support truss installed at Rooppur Plant’s Unit 1

DHAKA Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction

yesterday achieved another milestone with the installation of reactor support

truss at Unit 1.

The role of support truss is to fix the reactor vessel in place and to

bear its weight loads. It was installed as per the design, prepared by

Atomstroyexport (ASE), engineering division Russia's state corporation-

Rosatom according to a release.

It is a very complicated job which needs maximum possible accuracy.

Installation was completed ahead of schedule thanks to well co-ordinated

efforts of our employees and the people of the construction site noted

Sergey Lastochkin, ASE Vice-President and Director for Rooppur NPP

Construction Project.

Construction works of Units 1 and 2 are progressing according to the

schedule.

The first unit of 1,200 MW capacity is expected to be in operation by 2023

and the second with same capacity will be functional in 2024.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)