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Final containment vessel ring placed for Vogtle Unit 3

Dec 04, 2018 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

 Georgia Power announced today the latest milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia - the placement of the third and final ring that comprises the Unit 3 containment vessel, and the placement of the fourth and final reactor coolant pump (RCP) for Unit 3.  

Weighing just under 2 million pounds, approximately 38 feet high and with a diameter of 130 feet, the ring is the fourth of five sections that make up the containment vessel, a high-integrit...