World: Chernobyl Reactor Encased in Giant Metal Dome That Will Last a Century and Withstand a Tornado as Ukraine Inaugurates Structure - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

WorldChernobyl Reactor Encased in Giant Metal Dome That Will Last a Century and Withstand a Tornado as Ukraine Inaugurates Structure

12:56  12 july  2019
12:56  12 july  2019 Source:   newsweek.com

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia. Putin, who has met Francis twice before, is due to arrive at the Vatican in the early afternoon at the start of a lightning visit to Italy that will also include talks with Italian leaders.

Dome That Will Last a Century and Withstand a Tornado as Ukraine Inaugurates Structure . movable metal structure has been unveiled as the covering for the destroyed reactor at Ukraine 's by French consortium Novarka encasing the destroyed reactor at Chernobyl plant on July 10, 2019

Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at the infamous Chernobyl plant The structure is strong enough to withstand a tornado and is built to last a century , the EBRD said. The dome was put into place in 2016 and

Chernobyl Reactor Encased in Giant Metal Dome That Will Last a Century and Withstand a Tornado as Ukraine Inaugurates Structure© SERGEI SUPINSKY/Getty Images The New Safe Confinement (NSC) new metal dome designed and built by French consortium Novarka encasing the destroyed reactor at Chernobyl plant on July 10, 2019, in Chernobyl.

The world's largest movable metal structure has been unveiled as the covering for the destroyed reactor at Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Big enough to cover Notre Dame Cathedral, the New Safe Confinement is worth $1.7 billion, is 354 feet high, weighs 39,600 tons and is able to withstand a tornado.

Monster tornado rips through city in China, killing 6 and injuring 190

Monster tornado rips through city in China, killing 6 and injuring 190 At least six people were killed and 190 others were injured after a ferocious tornado tore through the city of Kaiyuan, north-east China's Liaoning province on Wednesday, officials said. Dramatic footage shows the tornado shattering windows, tearing roofs off of buildings, uprooting trees, and flipping over cars. Horrifying! 6 people got killed after tornado hit Kaiyuan, NE China's Liaoning pic.twitter.com/zvh8jHcXlo— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) July 3, 2019 The twister tore through the city around 5.45 p.m. local time and lasted for approximately 15 minutes, according to authorities and the Daily Mail.

CHERNOBYL , Ukraine — Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at The structure is strong enough to withstand a tornado and is built to last a century , the EBRD said. The dome was put into place in 2016 and

The New Safe Confinement (NSC or New Shelter) is a structure built to confine the remains of the number 4 reactor unit at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in Ukraine

The project was partly funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with plans starting back in 1998 and the contract for the structure being put in place in 2007, Metro reported.

Deputy project manager Victor Zalizetskyi, who has worked at the Chernobyl plant since 1987, said he was "filled with pride" that he got to contribute to something "that has such a big importance for all humankind," according to ITV News.

The Chernobyl nuclear power station was the site of the world's worst nuclear civilian accident on April 26, 1986, when Reactor 4 exploded, killing at least 30 people.

The exact death toll from radiation is not known but has been calculated by some as being in the thousands. According to the UN, nearly 20,0002 miles of land were contaminated.

Russia, after three days, says submarine hit by fire was nuclear-powered

Russia, after three days, says submarine hit by fire was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a top-secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting Russia's defense minister to assure him that its nuclear reactor had been contained. Russian officials have faced accusations of trying to cover up the full details of the accident that killed 14 sailors as they were carrying out what the defense ministry called a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at the infamous Chernobyl plant The structure is strong enough to withstand a tornado and is built to last a century , the EBRD said. The dome was put into place in 2016 and

Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at the infamous Chernobyl plant The structure is strong enough to withstand a tornado and is built to last a century , the EBRD said. The dome was put into place in 2016 and

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at Wednesday's ceremony: "Today we get the keys to the construction that was created by joint efforts of dozens of countries to protect the entire planet and humanity from radioactive contamination," Agence France Press reported.

The unveiling of the dome marks a new era for Chernobyl, with the Ukrainian government investing considerable amounts to make its surroundings attractive to tourists.

Zelensky said: "We will create a green corridor for tourists, Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature [has been] reborn after a huge man-made disaster. We have to show this place to the world: to scientists, ecologists, historians [and] tourists," the president added.

There has been a spike in interest in the site after the hit TV series which has garnered the highest ratings for an HBO show on IMDB.

To counter the narrative of the series that the accident was caused by shortcomings in the Soviet system, Russia is producing its own version.

Tornado tears through Chinese city of Kaiyuan

Tornado tears through Chinese city of Kaiyuan At least 6 people died and 190 were injured after a tornado ripped through Kaiyuan, in northeastern China, on Wednesday, according to state media outlet Xinhua. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The tornado hit at around 5:15pm local time and tore through the city in just 15 minutes. That was enough time to destroy about 250 acres of crops and damage more than 4,300 homes, shattering windows and bringing down walls, according to local authorities and state media.

Chernobyl ( Ukraine ) (AFP) - Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at The structure is strong enough to withstand a tornado and is built to last a century , the EBRD said. The dome was put into place in 2016 and

Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed reactor at the infamous Chernobyl plant, wrapping up a two-decade effort. Branded as the world's largest moveable metal structure , the so-called New Safe Confinement seals the remains

Russia's Culture Ministry has allocated $500,000 in funding for its own production which promotes the idea that Americans had infiltrated the nuclear power plant and that CIA agents may have been responsible, The Moscow Times reported.

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter and get Newsweek stories delivered to your e-mail

Chernobyl to become 'official tourist attraction'.
The site of the world's worst nuclear accident is to be developed, Ukraine's president says.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 0
This is interesting!