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Flamanville 3 EPR power plant

Civil works for EPR reactor

Energy and Environment

France, 2006-2015

General description

French national power utility EDF awarded the contract for the main work package (design and construction of the buildings to house the new-generation nuclear reactor) to Bouygues Travaux Publics, Quille Construction, and DTP Terrassement who, operating as a consortium, are in charge of civil works.

The complex comprises around ten industrial buildings, including the turbine hall and the reactor containment.

The containment is made of prestressed concrete, with a steel liner to contain leakage.

Consortium

BOUYGUES TRAVAUX PUBLICS (lead firm) 54% / QUILLE CONSTRUCTION 38% / DTP TERRASSEMENT 8%

Project owner

EDF

Key figures

14,5 million

man-hours worked

75 000 T

of reinforcement (10 Eiffel towers)

550 000 m³

of concrete cast

Locations

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