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Sask. provides $11.6 M for nuclear research
Minister Responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan Tina Beaudry-Mellor announced on Tuesday $11.6 million in new funding over the next five years for the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation.
Sask. provides $11.6 M for nuclear research
US needs new approach to advanced reactor demonstration, report says
The US Department of Energy (DOE) should learn from the legacy of the NASA commercial orbital transportation services (COTS) programme to return the USA to a leadership role in nuclear energy, the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) says in a report issued today.
US needs new approach to advanced reactor demonstration, report says
Small nuclear reactors could make Alberta's oil sands cleaner, industry experts suggest
'Alberta's always been a place where people are open to ideas,' says nuclear association director.
Small nuclear reactors could make Alberta's oil sands cleaner, industry experts suggest
Speech: Nuclear needed to decarbonise economies
The International Energy Agency’s recent workshop Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System was "extremely timely and important" because "time is of the essence if we are to successfully decarbonise our economies", Jean-Bernard Lévy, CEO of EDF, said in a special address to participants in the meeting. The following is the text of his speech on 25 February.
Speech: Nuclear needed to decarbonise economies
Bruce County Council Hears Update on DGR Site Selection
The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is getting closer to choosing a site for a Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) to store spent nuclear fuel.
Bruce County Council Hears Update on DGR Site Selection
Saskatchewan giving early consideration for small nuclear reactors
With most of Saskatchewan's coal power fleet set to close, a new option is being considered - small modular reactors.
Saskatchewan giving early consideration for small nuclear reactors
NuScale Power and Enfission Sign MOU to Explore Use of Next Generation Nuclear Fuel Technology
Agreement could spur new improvements in core design, performance, and levelized electricity cost of NuScale’s small modular reactor.
NuScale Power and Enfission Sign MOU to Explore Use of Next Generation Nuclear Fuel Technology
Ontario Power Generation joins Terrestrial Energy’s Nuclear Innovation Working Group to Support IMSR Power Plant Development
Terrestrial Energy today announced the addition of Ontario Power Generation to its Nuclear Innovation Working Group. 
Ontario Power Generation joins Terrestrial Energy’s Nuclear Innovation Working Group to Support IMSR Power Plant Development
Safe arrival of the GE Stator for the Darlington Refurbishment
A critical component for the refurbishment of Ontario Power Generation's Darlington unit 3 has arrived at the reactor site. The stator, which will be installed in 2020, is the largest piece of equipment to arrive at Darlington since the plant's initial construction.
Safe arrival of the GE Stator for the Darlington Refurbishment
Investment of $2 million announced to study energy conservation in New Brunswick
NB Power and Natural Resources Canada announced today a combined $2 million dollars contribution towards a research and demonstration project to test Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR) as a potential solution to help customers conserve more energy.
Investment of $2 million announced to study energy conservation in New Brunswick
Bruce Power donates $120,000 to local mental health initiatives through annual Break the Silence campaign
Bruce Power donated $120,000 in support of local mental health initiatives following annual Break The Silence campaign.
Bruce Power donates $120,000 to local mental health initiatives through annual Break the Silence campaign
Chinese scientists develop virtual nuclear power plant for safety assessment
Chinese scientists have developed a virtual nuclear power plant within a digital society, a software program to help evaluate the safety and efficiency of nuclear energy systems.
Chinese scientists develop virtual nuclear power plant for safety assessment
Virtually controlled robots could aid the Darlington Refurbishment
It may sound like science fiction, but a new human-to-robot interface could soon allow OPG workers to virtually control machines that perform tasks on the Darlington Refurbishment project.
Virtually controlled robots could aid the Darlington Refurbishment
Canadian company manufactures first-of-its-kind valves for the Darlington Refurb
Lakeside Process Controls, a successful innovative solutions provider to the nuclear industry for more than 50 years, is helping the Darlington Refurbishment improve efficiencies with leading-edge control valve technology.
Canadian company manufactures first-of-its-kind valves for the Darlington Refurb
Senate committee examining amendments to Bill C-69
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks to reporters after appearing at the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources about Bill C-69 at the Senate of Canada Building on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 2, 2019.
Senate committee examining amendments to Bill C-69
CGN agrees to invest in completion of Romanian reactors
A preliminary investors' agreement has today been signed between Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica and China General Nuclear (CGN) regarding the completion of units 3 and 4 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant.
CGN agrees to invest in completion of Romanian reactors
Vogtle 3 plant equipment energised
Individual electrical components at Vogtle 3 are now permanently powered, Georgia Power announced yesterday. The completion of initial energisation represents a significant milestone as the US nuclear project moves from construction towards system operations.
Vogtle 3 plant equipment energised
Bruce Power and Bruce County partner with Scotland-based University
Former Bruce Power head Duncan Hawthorne announced a memorandum of understanding between the NII and the University of Strathclyde, based out of Glasgow, Scotland.
Bruce Power and Bruce County partner with Scotland-based University
Ocasio-Cortez: Green New Deal ‘Leaves the Door Open’ on Nuclear
Freshman lawmaker clarifies that the resolution 'leaves open both clean and renewable energy'
Ocasio-Cortez: Green New Deal ‘Leaves the Door Open’ on Nuclear
Nuclear public alert tests happening Monday and Tuesday
If you live within ten kilometres from the OPG nuclear generating stations you will be getting a test alert phone call on Monday.
Nuclear public alert tests happening Monday and Tuesday
MOU on Nuclear Economic Development Signed
As another work-week begins, the Nuclear Economic Development and Innovation Initiative has a new member.
MOU on Nuclear Economic Development Signed
Sen. Alexander touts importance of nuclear power at Senate hearing
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) talked about the importance of nuclear power as a source of energy at a hearing this week on the fiscal year 2020 funding request for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Sen. Alexander touts importance of nuclear power at Senate hearing
Bruce Power extends economic development partnership with county
Bruce Power and Bruce County Council are bringing a new partner into their shared economic development agreement.
Bruce Power extends economic development partnership with county
Bruce Power and Bruce County expand Nuclear Economic Development Initiative to include the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) as a joint partner
Bruce Power, Bruce County and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to expand the Nuclear Economic Development and Innovation Initiative to include OCNI as an equal partner in moving the initiative forward.
Bruce Power and Bruce County expand Nuclear Economic Development Initiative to include the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) as a joint partner
Cameco to increase spot market purchases
Cameco will ramp up its uranium purchasing strategy in 2019, and expects to take delivery of between 19 million and 21 million pounds U3O8 (7308-8078 tU) of purchased uranium this year to meet current 2019 sales commitments. About 60% of this is expected to come from the spot market.
Cameco to increase spot market purchases
Bruce Power hosts 109 firefighters at 29th annual Bruce County Fire School
Some 109 firefighters representing 20 area fire departments participated in a series of training exercises during the 29th annual Bruce County Fire School, hosted by Bruce Power on April 27-28. The training over the two days included a course on mental health awareness while the firefighters were also involved in live training drills.
Bruce Power hosts 109 firefighters at 29th annual Bruce County Fire School
OCNI joins the OPG, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Durham College partnership to deliver a pre-apprenticeship program for future boilermakers
May 1, 2019 Pickering, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) has provided funding to support a new three-week boilermaker pre- apprenticeship training program at Durham College. Funding for the program was also provided by the Electrical Power Systems Contractors Association (EPSCA). The program kicked off Monday, April 29th at Durham College with representatives from Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Aecon Industrial, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (IBB), EPSCA and OCNI.
OCNI joins the OPG, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Durham College partnership to deliver a pre-apprenticeship program for future boilermakers
Doosan to participate in NuScale SMR development
US small modular reactor developer NuScale Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) - part of South Korea's Doosan Group - for strategic cooperation to support deployment of the NuScale Power Module worldwide.
Doosan to participate in NuScale SMR development

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Sask. provides $11.6 M for nuclear research

Minister Responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan Tina Beaudry-Mellor announced on Tuesday $11.6 million in new funding over the next five years for the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innov...

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US needs new approach to advanced reactor demonstration, report says

The US Department of Energy (DOE) should learn from the legacy of the NASA commercial orbital transportation services (COTS) programme to return the USA to a leadership role in nuclear energy, the Nuc...

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Small nuclear reactors could make Alberta's oil sands cleaner, industry experts suggest

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Speech: Nuclear needed to decarbonise economies

The International Energy Agency’s recent workshop Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System was "extremely timely and important" because "time is of the essence if we are to successfully ...

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Bruce County Council Hears Update on DGR Site Selection

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is getting closer to choosing a site for a Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) to store spent nuclear fuel. And Huron Kinloss and South Bruce are still ...

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