Press Release

BESIX appointed as pit and foundation contractor

22 November 2022

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 processes. “We have every confidence that BESIX is the right partner for this phase of the project,” says Sietsche Eppinga, Construction Director PALLAS.

BESIX is to start work on the mobilisation of the work site during the first quarter of 2023. After that, work will start on the construction of the pit and foundation for the PALLAS-reactor. The works are expected to be completed during the 3rd quarter of 2024.

“We are happy to be able to contribute to a project with huge social impact and importance to 30,000 patients a day who are dependent on medical isotopes from the Netherlands. Our whole team is looking forward to a pleasant and enjoyable working relationship with PALLAS,” says Nic De Roeck, Managing Director BESIX Nederland.

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