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Full financing for PALLAS-reactor

Minister Kuipers of Health, Welfare and Sport announced today that there is full financing for the construction of the PALLAS-reactor in the North Holland town of Petten. This is a major step towards realising the new PALLAS-reactor in Petten. With this, the Netherlands will maintain its world position in the production of medical isotopes. Isotopes […]

First concrete pour construction pit PALLAS-reactor a fact

Work has started on the realisation of the construction pit for the PALLAS-reactor. Using special excavation techniques, so-called diaphragm walls are being placed into which the concrete will then be poured. PALLAS Programme Director Peter Dijk had the honor of giving the starting signal for the first pour: ,,With this we are taking another big […]

Nuclear Energy Act licence for PALLAS-reactor effective

The Nuclear Energy Act licence comes into effect, and the works on the Pit & Foundation may start. Peter Dijk, PALLAS-programme director: “We are very pleased with this important milestone. The PALLAS-team has been working hard in recent years to submit the application for the license of the PALLAS-reactor. With this licence, we can proceed […]

Start tender General Contractor PALLAS-reactor

The PALLAS-project has entered the detailed design phase and has, after the well-received market consultation to evaluate its strategy, officially put out a tender for a General Contractor. Tender phasesThe Foundation Preparation Pallas-reactor (PALLAS) has launched the pre-qualification for the General Contractor to build the PALLAS-reactor including several buildings and ancillary facilities under EU procurement […]

A structured set of data is the core pillar of the PALLAS-project

For the complex project of the PALLAS-reactor construction, integrated approach, digitalization of the design, and openness of information in compliance with ISO standards have been followed in the so called Common Data Environment (CDE). This approach has been acknowledged by the Dutch Cobouw Digitalization Award 2022.

BESIX appointed as pit and foundation contractor

PALLAS has chosen BESIX as the contractor to build the pit and foundation for the PALLAS reactor. Following the tender procedure, the contract was recently signed with BESIX. BESIX has a strong reputation when it comes to complex projects and is known for the innovative way in which it integrates engineering and construction in its […]

First phase PALLAS started: preparatory works

Preparatory works to enable the realization of the construction of the PALLAS reactor have started. Work is currently underway to make the original access road to the Energy & Health Campus from the 1960s accessible. This temporary road will be made suitable for construction traffic for the PALLAS-reactor. The access road joins the Westerduinweg. During […]