Tianwan 5's civil construction gets completed

The reactor may now enter the equipment installation phase of construction.

The containment dome of unit 5 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province was installed, marking the reactor's entry into the equipment installation phase of construction, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said.

Installation of the 188-tonne dome completes the civil construction phase of the project, CNNC said. The operation to lift the dome into place took less than one hour.