Member Recognition

Special Recognition Awards 2018


Special Contribution Awards

In recognition of their hard work and devotion to the OCNI board, Special Awards are presented to Martin Tulett, MVT Performance; Justin Hannah, SNC Lavalin and Walter Silva, Toshiba within the OCNI Board for upholding the values of OCNI and the ongoing health of the Canadian Nuclear Industry.

Martin Tulett, OCNI Board Director, 2014-2018
 “For serving on the OCNI Board for four years, for serving as Board Chair for almost two years and inspiring OCNI to reach new levels of strong leadership of the Canadian nuclear supply chain.”

Justin Hanna, OCNI Board Director, 2014 - 2018
 “For serving on the OCNI Board for four years, and for helping OCNI to reach new levels of strong leadership of the Canadian nuclear supply chain.”

Walter Silva, OCNI Board Director, 2016-2018 
“For serving on the OCNI Board for two years, and for helping OCNI to reach new levels of strong leadership of the Canadian nuclear supply chain.” 


Export Award

BWXT Canada

 “Delivering World-Leading Nuclear Products and Services to Customers in Argentina, China, France, Romania, South Korea and the USA”


BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has over 60 years of expertise and experience in the design, manufacturing, commissioning and service of nuclear power generation equipment. This includes CANDU ® and Pressurized Water Reactor steam generators, nuclear fuel and fuel components, critical plant components, parts and related plant services. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, BWXT Canada has approximately 850 employees at locations in Cambridge, Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior, Ontario. BWXT Canada is a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT). BWXT is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, fuel and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. Learn more at                                    



Innovation Award

ATS Automation

 “Developing Innovative Tooling and a High Fidelity Mock-Up Facility to Ensure Safe and Cost-Effective Execution of the Bruce MCR Program”

ABOUT ATS Automation 

For over 15 years, the nuclear industry has relied on ATS to be a trusted key solution supplier. Our precise, reliable and safe automated solutions are proven to dramatically improve timelines while reducing costs.

ATS has mastered automation across diverse industries and processes. The vast experience and resources gained from being a world leader in automation directly benefits every nuclear project.

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT – 27 facilities and support locations around the globe

EXPERIENCE – Successful completion of over 15,000 projects worldwide

INNOVATION – A world leader in creating benchmark solutions across diverse sectors

SCALE OF RESOURCES – A knowledge base that includes over 3000 employees and a vast network of highly skilled partners and suppliers

FINANCIAL STRENGTH – Positive financial results and a healthy balance sheet solidifies ATS as a strong partner with a clear intention for long term  relationships

ATS offers a depth of experience in refurbishing and supplying outage tooling to the nuclear industry and has successfully implemented over 150 nuclear projects.  Find out more at

Service Excellence Award

Promation Nuclear

“Consistently Exceeding Customer Expectations in Designing and Delivering High-Quality Tooling, Automation and Robotic Systems to the Nuclear Industry”

ABOUT Promation Nuclear

Promation—a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality tooling, automation, and robotic systems—embodies its commitment to embracing ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity within its business practices, and is proud to be an inclusive, socially responsible corporation.  With a strong commitment to excellence and strict conformance to quality management programs, Promation has been successfully delivering custom equipment and engineered turnkey systems to nuclear customers for over 10 years.

Promation offers a wide range of capabilities in design and technology for tooling, ensuring customers the highest quality, on-time, on-schedule, and on-budget performance, while catering to the unique requirements of the industry.  Find out more at


A Year of Recognition for OCNI Members


Latest News

CNSC issues the detailed Record of Decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

Thursday, January 3, 2019
On December 21, 2018, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) issued the detailed Record of Decision, including the Commission’s reasons for decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS). This decision was issued following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario, and from June 25 to 29, 2018, in Pickering, Ontario. On August 8, 2018, the Commission had announced through a Summary Record of Decision its decision to renew OPG’s licence to operate the PNGS from September 1, 2018 until August 31, 2028. The Commission also authorized OPG to operate PNGS Units 5 to 8 up to a maximum of 295,000 equivalent full power hours.

Hatch office expansion in Port Elgin

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Global engineering firm Hatch has moved into a larger facility on Goderich Street in Port Elgin. It will accommodate 25 people, with more room for meeting space.

Bruce Power, Framatome sign MoU for safety-related Life-Extension Program updates

Friday, November 30, 2018
Bruce Power today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Framatome valued at $18.7 million covering a range of innovations and new activities, including operational improvements for its nuclear reactors. These innovative modernizations, planned for Bruce A and Bruce B, are an important component of the facility’s Life-Extension Program, which will allow the plant to continue operating through 2064.  

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries welcomes Bruce Power President and CEO Mike Rencheck as Keynote Speaker at its Awards Lunch & AGM Conference

Thursday, November 29, 2018
November 27, 2018, Ajax Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) held its Annual General Meeting, Awards Lunch and AGM Conference on November 27th at the Ajax Convention Centre in Ajax Ontario. The AGM Conference on "Nuclear Innovation and Medical Isotopes Saving Lives" discussed new technologies for producing a variety of medical isotopes in power reactors as well as in cyclotron facilities in Canada.  

OPG's nuclear stations achieve highest safety ratings

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Darlington and Pickering facilities continue to operate safely

Nuclear Innovation Institute temporary headquarters at OCNI Office in Port Elgin

Monday, November 12, 2018
In a joint statement November 9, Bruce Power and the County of Bruce have announced that they will look for a new site on which to build the Ontario Nuclear Innovative Institute (NII).

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