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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Visible progress at Fukushima Daiichi

Up until now, the only evidence of the construction of the external enclosure for the No. 1 reactor building at Fukushima Daiichi in terms of the live 24-hour camera has been the sight of large crane booms and/or lift cables and rigs. However, now the first large horizontal section of permanent framework is in place which is visible on the live camera. See the link below for the Fukuichi Live Camera:


4:15 PM Eastern Wednesday August 24,2011


  1. That horizontal beam's been there a couple of days... funny, I thought it would all go together really fast once they started.

    Meanwhile also visible on the webcam, daylight and fog permitting, there seems to be some sort of barrier material in the holes in the wall of R/B#4 - any info on that?

  2. @joffan: No. 4 building has looked like that for a while now. I've seen nothing from TEPCO about it.