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Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation expands Leaders in Training program
Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation expands Leaders in Training program
Monday, August 21, 2017

Bruce Power and the communities of Saugeen and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nations are continuing their commitment to developing future Indigenous leaders locally.

Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation expands Leaders in Training program
Canadian, US nuclear regulators enhance cooperation
Canadian, US nuclear regulators enhance cooperation
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission are to expand their existing cooperation. Under a recently-signed memorandum of understanding, they will enhance their exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters.
Canadian, US nuclear regulators enhance cooperation
Investing in Ontario’s Nuclear Fleet Means Lower Costs and GHG Emissions, More Jobs and Better Energy Security
Investing in Ontario’s Nuclear Fleet Means Lower Costs and GHG Emissions, More Jobs and Better Energy Security
Monday, August 14, 2017

On August 8th, Montreal’s La Presse newspaper, reported that Hydro-Québec and Ontario were finalizing a historic 20-year power exchange agreement.

Investing in Ontario’s Nuclear Fleet Means Lower Costs and GHG Emissions, More Jobs and Better Energy Security
China contracts GE to provide services to Daya Bay plants
China contracts GE to provide services to Daya Bay plants
Friday, August 4, 2017

USA-based GE is to provide services to the steam turbines, generators and auxiliary systems of the nuclear power plants on the Daya Bay site in China under a 12-year agreement signed with the site's operating company.

China contracts GE to provide services to Daya Bay plants
Bugey 5 restarts following containment repairs
Bugey 5 restarts following containment repairs
Monday, July 31, 2017

French utility EDF has resumed operation of unit 5 at its Bugey nuclear power plant after receiving approval from the country's nuclear safety authority. The reactor had been offline for almost two years whilst tests and repairs were carried out on its containment.

Bugey 5 restarts following containment repairs
CANADIAN NUCLEAR INDUSTRY SIGNALS INTEREST IN SUPERCLUSTER INITIATIVE
CANADIAN NUCLEAR INDUSTRY SIGNALS INTEREST IN SUPERCLUSTER INITIATIVE
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Canada’s nuclear industry leaders have submitted a Letter of Intent application to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) in response to an open call for expressions of interest from industry-led consortia to participate in ISED’s $950 Million Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI).

CANADIAN NUCLEAR INDUSTRY SIGNALS INTEREST IN SUPERCLUSTER INITIATIVE
CGN in talk to build first nuclear power plant in Poland
CGN in talk to build first nuclear power plant in Poland
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Energy giant China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) is in talks to build Poland's first nuclear power plant, the company said in a statement on Monday.

CGN in talk to build first nuclear power plant in Poland
Minister elaborates on India's plan for ten new PHWRs
Minister elaborates on India's plan for ten new PHWRs
Friday, July 21, 2017

Further details have been given about India's planned construction of ten indigenously designed pressurised heavy water reactors, which the cabinet approved in May. The reactors are to be built at four plant locations - including two new sites - by 2031.

Minister elaborates on India's plan for ten new PHWRs
Construction of two Korean reactors put on hold
Construction of two Korean reactors put on hold
Monday, July 17, 2017

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has decided to temporarily suspend construction of units 5 and 6 at the Shin Kori nuclear power plant in south-eastern Korea. The move comes two weeks after South Korean President Moon Jae-in issued an administrative order to halt construction of the reactors.

Construction of two Korean reactors put on hold
EDF confirms Flamanville EPR start-up schedule
EDF confirms Flamanville EPR start-up schedule
Thursday, July 13, 2017

French utility EDF has said the EPR unit under construction at its Flamanville site in France will be connected to the grid in May 2019 and reach full power in November 2019. The dates are in line with the timetable for Flamanville 3 it gave in September 2015.

EDF confirms Flamanville EPR start-up schedule
Trump heralds golden era for US energy
Trump heralds golden era for US energy
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

President Donald Trump yesterday announced a "complete review" of US nuclear policy as the first of six new initiatives to secure domestic energy independence and create a "new era of American energy dominance."

Trump heralds golden era for US energy
Nuclear construction reaches 25-year high
Nuclear construction reaches 25-year high
Thursday, June 29, 2017

The nuclear industry brought more than 9 GWe of new plant on line last year, the largest annual increase in 25 years, according to a new World Nuclear Association report, putting it on track to achieve the Harmony goal of providing 25% of electricity in 2050 using 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Nuclear construction reaches 25-year high
CNP Update to OCNI Board
CNP Update to OCNI Board
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP) Director of Business Development & Commercial Services Greg Thede, met with the OCNI Board of Directors on June 14, 2017 to share a bit more about CNP and their approach and services to the Nuclear industry,

Download a copy of the Presentation HERE.

CNP Update to OCNI Board
Bradwell completes treatment of fuel element debris
Bradwell completes treatment of fuel element debris
Friday, June 23, 2017

All the fuel element debris waste at the UK's Bradwell nuclear power plant has now been treated to reduce the radiological risk at the site, Magnox Ltd announced yesterday. Removal of the waste is an important step towards Bradwell's planned closure, it said.

Bradwell completes treatment of fuel element debris
Point Lepreau nuclear power plant gets 5-year licence renewal
Point Lepreau nuclear power plant gets 5-year licence renewal
Monday, June 19, 2017

Commission says it's satisfied plant will protect environment, safety and security.

Point Lepreau nuclear power plant gets 5-year licence renewal
Bruce Power Life Extension Gains More Support
Bruce Power Life Extension Gains More Support
Thursday, June 15, 2017

A new poll shows 85% of residents in Bruce, Huron and Grey Counties support the Bruce Power Life Extension Program.

Bruce Power Life Extension Gains More Support
Vogtle agreement caps Toshiba obligation
Vogtle agreement caps Toshiba obligation
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The most Toshiba may have to pay the owners of the Vogtle nuclear power plant construction project is $3.68 billion under an agreement signed on 9 June. Georgia Power has also finalised a new service agreement with Westinghouse allowing for the transition of project management.

Vogtle agreement caps Toshiba obligation
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE PRESENTS REPORT CALLING ON THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO REAFFIRM ITS SUPPORT FOR THE NUCLEAR SECTOR
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE PRESENTS REPORT CALLING ON THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO REAFFIRM ITS SUPPORT FOR THE NUCLEAR SECTOR
Friday, June 9, 2017

Today, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources tabled a report calling on the Government of Canada to reaffirm its long-standing support for Canadian nuclear energy and research.

NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE PRESENTS REPORT CALLING ON THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO REAFFIRM ITS SUPPORT FOR THE NUCLEAR SECTOR
Former N.B. premier says government should ‘assess’ possibility of 2nd nuclear reactor at Point Lepreau
Former N.B. premier says government should ‘assess’ possibility of 2nd nuclear reactor at Point Lepreau
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Former New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord says the time is right for a second nuclear reactor at Point Lepreau to be considered.

Former N.B. premier says government should ‘assess’ possibility of 2nd nuclear reactor at Point Lepreau
Bruce B implements OSART recommendations
Bruce B implements OSART recommendations
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Canada's Bruce B nuclear power plant has made significant progress in implementing the safety improvement recommendations of a 2015 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review Team (OSART), a follow-up mission has confirmed.

Bruce B implements OSART recommendations
Georgia Power may take over Vogtle, but deal not yet reached
Georgia Power may take over Vogtle, but deal not yet reached
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Efforts are underway for Georgia Power to possibly assume control of Plant Vogtle, the beleaguered nuclear facility in Burke County, Georgia, where numerous Aiken County residents are employed.

Georgia Power may take over Vogtle, but deal not yet reached
The new Miss USA regulates US nuclear power plants
The new Miss USA regulates US nuclear power plants
Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Miss USA pageant on Sunday touted American diversity, and chose an African American chemist with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to wear the crown.

The new Miss USA regulates US nuclear power plants
Electricity from Quebec is not a Reliable Solution for Ontario - or Quebec
Electricity from Quebec is not a Reliable Solution for Ontario - or Quebec
Thursday, May 18, 2017

In “Buying Electricity from Quebec: The Case Against New Intertie Capacity” author Marc Brouillette outlines how the $3.3 billion cost to upgrade interconnections with Quebec outweighs the benefits.

Electricity from Quebec is not a Reliable Solution for Ontario - or Quebec
Plug'n Drive launches the world's first Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in Toronto
Plug'n Drive launches the world's first Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in Toronto
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Today, representatives from the Ontario cabinet, utilities and organized labour officially opened the Plug'n Drive Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in northern Toronto.

Plug'n Drive launches the world's first Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in Toronto
The Economic Effects of Nuclear Refurbishment
The Economic Effects of Nuclear Refurbishment
Monday, May 8, 2017

Business leaders and politicians discuss the role of the nuclear supply chain.

The Economic Effects of Nuclear Refurbishment
Turning the climate corner with nuclear energy
Turning the climate corner with nuclear energy
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Nuclear energy could figure large in the global push to cut carbon emissions, and Canada is well positioned to play a major role.

Turning the climate corner with nuclear energy
N.B.'s shortlisted astronaut candidate can get job done
N.B.'s shortlisted astronaut candidate can get job done
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'I can understand why somebody would want him as a team member in space,' says high school physics teacher

N.B.'s shortlisted astronaut candidate can get job done
OPG Sets Timeline To Provide New Information On Nuclear Waste Repository Study
OPG Sets Timeline To Provide New Information On Nuclear Waste Repository Study
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will submit additional information to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) on alternate sites for a proposed deep geologic repository for nuclear waste by May 26.

OPG Sets Timeline To Provide New Information On Nuclear Waste Repository Study

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