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Mission accomplished at Olkiluoto

December 2010 - Finland

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Mission accomplished at Olkiluoto

In Finland, teams from Freyssinet, a subsidiary of Soletanche Freyssinet (VINCI Construction), have completed their prestressing project at the Olkiluoto EPR, the first 3rdgeneration nuclear reactor, on behalf of Areva. The company’s input involved supplying and deploying the various elements of the reactor enclosure’s prestressed concrete – ducts, strands, wedges, anchor bodies, etc. 270 cables were installed – a total of 2,400 tonnes of prestressing steel.