The main building contractor of Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant project Titan-2 has signed a subcontractor contract with Destia. Destia was selected to carry out a contract, which includes preparatory construction work at the plant site such as removal of soil material and vegetation, excavation and building embankments. Destia will begin work at the construction site in August. The estimated duration of the work is six months. Titan-2 and Destia have agreed not to disclose the exact value of the contract.
The current construction works are carried out to prepare the plant site for the construction of the nuclear power plant. The construction of the power plant will start in 2018 after the Government has granted the Construction License pursuant to the Nuclear Energy Act.
– We will announce new contracts concerning the construction work at the plant site in the near future, the Deputy Director of Titan-2 Alexander Zmikhnovskiy promises.
The construction of Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant is one of the main projects of Titan-2. The company has previous experience of similar construction projects. Titan-2 is in charge of constructing the Leningrad II-1 nuclear power plant in Sosnovy Bor, which is the reference plant of Hanhikivi 1.
Titan-2 is the main building contractor of Fennovoima's plant supplier RAOS project Ltd. It’s one of Russia's leading construction companies. Titan-2’s services include design, construction and installation work, supply of equipment, technical monitoring and maintenance.
Destia is a Finnish infrastructure and construction service company. It builds, maintains and designs modern traffic and industrial environments.
For more information:
Fennovoima’s Construction Director Jouni Sipiläinen, tel. +358 20 757 8449
Questions for Titan-2: Project Coordinator of Titan-2 Alexander Entin, tel. +7968 1877772
Fennovoima is constructing new nuclear power in order to produce reasonably priced electricity for the Finnish trade and industries and for Finnish households, help Finland to move toward energy self-sufficiency and increase competition in electricity markets.
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