Groundbreaking ceremony for Hyper-Kamiokande Read more

Groundbreaking ceremony for Hyper-Kamiokande

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Hyper-Kamiokande, a new world-leading international scientific research project which is set to start experiments in 2027, was held at its construction site in Hida City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan on May 28, 2021. As nine areas including Tokyo and Osaka were under the COVID-19 state of emergency, about half of the […]

Excavation for the Hyper-Kamiokande access tunnel has begun Read more

Excavation for the Hyper-Kamiokande access tunnel has begun

The access tunnel excavation for the Hyper-Kamiokande project begun on the 6th May. Following the completion of the entrance yard construction, the excavation work started in earnest. An approximately 2km long tunnel will be rapidly excavated in 9 months followed by the excavation of approach tunnels and the main cavern. With preparations going smoothly, the […]