Major step in unique engineering project as Chernobyl arch slides into place
The new arch confi ning Chernobyl is unrivalled worldwide.VINCI Construction and Bouygues Construction joined forces and pooled their expertise in the Novarka consortium to fulfi l their mandate from Ukrainian authorities. 10,000 men and women from almost 30 countries have spent part of their lives making this feat possible, imagining and designing a smart metal arch to secure and dismantle the damaged reactor, building it, equipping it and now pushing it into its fi nal position. This unbelievable challenge forced us to push our limits day after day. We have spent 25 million hours engineering, designing and building this arch here.