Posiva’s encapsulation plant excavations are completed
The excavations to prepare the ground for the encapsulation plant that were started in October 2016 have been completed.
In September, the works continued with shotcreting the walls.
The second phase of construction work in the ventilation building has also been completed.
The excavation work of the final disposal facility itself was launched in December 2016. The work is progressing with excavations of the vehicle access tunnels leading to the final disposal facility. The first excavation works of the final disposal facility are estimated to take two and a half years.