CJSC NPO “Petropromsevis”, a subcontract organization, is now carrying out drying of "dry" protection of the reactor shell. "Dry" protection belongs to the main equipment of the reactor shaft and is a steel cylinder with double walls, weighing 144 tons, ready assembled with concrete.

While in operation, "dry" protection will carry out functions of radiation and thermal screen in relation to ordinary concrete of the shaft. Inter-shell space of the cylinder is filled with concrete which keeps the moisture well, has high radiation resistance and effectively enables to weaken streams of neutrons outside of the reactor shaft. Drying of concrete is carried out at the of the temperature of 250 °С.
After completion of the drying process, works on installation of "dry" protection, thermal insulation of cylindrical part of the shell and supporting truss will start.


The Holding “Titan-2” is the largest in the North-West group of companies, erecting the most important objects of the nuclear industry and energy. The organization performs a full range of construction and installation works from engineering to commissioning.

The Holding “Titan-2” is one of the main contractors for the construction of power units No. 1 and No. 2 of the Leningradskaya NPP-2. Main organizations of the company perform 30% of general construction and 80% of installation works on the site. Specialists of the holding are engaged on the objects of the Leningradskaya NPP-2 first and second power units. The works are being performed in the buildings of the reactor, turbine, electricity, water, heating system and other structures of power units.