KEPCO (Korea Electric Power Corporation) has commenced the construction of a US$20 billion nuclear power plant in the UAE at Braka about 50 km west of Ruwais. The CORE-LOC™ technique has been selected for protecting the intake and outlet channels. NMDC will be in charge of the construction of the two breakwaters for a total length over 10kms. Construction is due to start early 2012. Yooshin Engineering Corporation from South Korea has started physical model tests in Europe.
This is the fifth major project in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to be protected with a CLI technology.