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Chernobyl New Safe Confinement


The story of Chernobyl's New Safe Confinement


Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place


The Story : Chernobyl New safe confinement


Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch reaches resting place


Facts - Safe Confinement - The construction of

The New Safe Confinement is a structure built to contain the remains of the No. 4 reactor unit at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine, destroyed during the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. The structure also encloses the temporary "sarcophagus" built around the reactor immediately after the disaster. It will prevent the release of contaminants from the existing shelter and protect it from any external influence.
  • International design competition 

  • New Safe Confinement Structural design 

  • Demolition of existing structures 

  • Waste storage 

  • Project timeline and status 

  • Responsible organizations