French consortium to build new shelter for Chernobyl reactor

09/17/2007 | USA Today

The French-led consortium Novarka, which includes the companies Bouygues and Vinci SA, has signed a $505 million contract with Ukraine to build a new shelter for the Chernobyl reactor. The reactor is the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, and the new shelter will enclose the concrete sarcophagus that was hastily built after the 1986 accident.

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