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Eyeing UK, China ratchets up construction of Hualong-1

A humongous concrete containment dome has been placed on a Hualong-1 reactor at a nuclear plant operated by the China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) in the southeastern province of Fujian. The dome with steel lining, weighing 342 tons and measuring 46.8 meters in diameter and 1.8 meters in thickness, can withstand the impact of “a […]