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Nuclear Operators' Forum Focuses on Sustainable Management of the Nuclear Supply Chain
Effective and efficient oversight of the global nuclear supply chain is crucial to safety and quality in both operating nuclear facilities and nuclear new builds. This was emphasized at an event held alongside the IAEA’s 63rd General Conference today. Some 90 delegates attended the Nuclear Operators’ Forum to discuss challenges and solutions for the sustainable management of the nuclear supply chain.
Nuclear Operators' Forum Focuses on Sustainable Management of the Nuclear Supply Chain
EDF and Westinghouse in talks to develop SMR nuclear reactor
French state-controlled utility EDF and French nuclear state agency CEA are in talks with U.S. nuclear reactor builder Westinghouse to develop a Small Modular Reactor (SMR), a group of French companies involved in the project said on Tuesday.
EDF and Westinghouse in talks to develop SMR nuclear reactor
Moltex Energy raises USD7.5 million through crowdfunding
UK-based Moltex Energy, creator of the Stable Salt Reactor (SSR), has raised GBP6 million (USD7.5 million) in funding through online investment platform Shadow Foundr. The funding will support the company through the pre-licensing process in Canada and will allow the further development of the business in the UK.
Moltex Energy raises USD7.5 million through crowdfunding
Romania's Nuclearelectrica set to extend reactor lifespan
Romanian state-owned nuclear power producer Nuclearelectrica will likely get a life extension of its first reactor, which will enable it to function until 2026 before it needs refurbishment, a company executive said on Thursday.
Romania's Nuclearelectrica set to extend reactor lifespan
Contract in Canada for Cavendish Nuclear
Cavendish Nuclear, part of the Babcock International Group, has successfully secured a contract in Canada. The Group will be delivering consultancy services to support licensing of a used fuel transportation package and assessments for long-term used fuel storage. 
Contract in Canada for Cavendish Nuclear
IAEA report says global power demand requires large increase in nuclear
Without a significant increase in the deployment of nuclear power, it will be difficult for the world to secure sufficient energy to achieve sustainable development and to mitigate climate change, Mikhail Chudakov, deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said today on announcing publication of the Vienna-based agency's latest projections for energy, electricity and nuclear power trends through 2050.
IAEA report says global power demand requires large increase in nuclear
Rolls-Royce group wins funding as UK SMR race gathers pace
Competition from Canada to build first SMR increases pressure on design competition.
Rolls-Royce group wins funding as UK SMR race gathers pace
EDF checking anomalies in nuclear component manufacturing
France’s EDF said on Tuesday it was investigating anomalies reported by engineering and construction firm Framatome in its manufacturing of some nuclear reactor components, which did not meet technical standards.
EDF checking anomalies in nuclear component manufacturing
Nuclear Power: Saving lives by fighting cancer and disease together
When people think about Bruce Power they usually point to our role of providing clean, reliable, and affordable electricity that was central in the phasing out of coal in Ontario or as home to Canada’s largest infrastructure project where we are extending the operational life of our facility through 2064.
Nuclear Power: Saving lives by fighting cancer and disease together
 Rosatom says close to signing contract for Uzbekistan nuclear reactors
Russian nuclear reactor builder Rosatom is close to signing a commercial contract to building two nuclear reactors in Uzbekistan, Rosatom’s head of international business said.
Rosatom says close to signing contract for Uzbekistan nuclear reactors
Talking Stable Salt Reactors and the Future of Nuclear With Moltex
Proponents of molten salt reactors say they are safer and cheaper than anything in use today, but despite the promise, the technology has yet to achieve commercialisation. Could reactors being developed by British-Canadian company Moltex Energy be the first? Heidi Vella spoke to the company’s Canadian CEO, Rory O’Sullivan to find out more.
Talking Stable Salt Reactors and the Future of Nuclear With Moltex
 Candidates for IAEA Director General Nominated
The governments of Argentina, Burkina Faso, Romania and Slovakia have submitted candidates for IAEA Director General to the Agency's Board of Governors. 
Candidates for IAEA Director General Nominated
UCC Industries Celebrates Expansion in the U.S. and Successful Partnerships with Key Players in the Canadian Nuclear Industry
OCNI is proud to congratulate UCC Industries International for supplying high-quality steel and concrete construction products to Ontario Power Generation and Bruce Power and their associated contractors for almost 25 years and successfully expanding into the US construction industry, creating more sustainable and well-paid jobs here in Pickering Ontario.
UCC Industries Celebrates Expansion in the U.S. and Successful Partnerships with Key Players in the Canadian Nuclear Industry
Bruce Power, Nordion and Xcision to bring more efficient, patient-friendly breast cancer treatment to Ontario
Bruce Power, Nordion, and Xcision have entered into a collaborative framework agreement to support the use of Cobalt-60 and the GammaPod™ for life-saving cancer treatments.
Bruce Power, Nordion and Xcision to bring more efficient, patient-friendly breast cancer treatment to Ontario
New Vogtle nuclear reactors in Georgia are on target for 2021, 2022 opening
Georgia Power’s Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion projects are on target to be opened within the next few years.
New Vogtle nuclear reactors in Georgia are on target for 2021, 2022 opening
Florida Power & Light's nuclear reactors operate at 100% of capacity as Dorian approaches
All four of Florida Power & Light's nuclear units - St. Lucie-1 and -2 and Turkey Point-3 and -4 - operated at 100% of capacity August 30 through Tuesday as Hurricane Dorian stalled off the state's coast, according to FPL spokesman Matthew Eissey.
Florida Power & Light's nuclear reactors operate at 100% of capacity as Dorian approaches
Cobalt-60 – What does it have to do with healthcare?
OPG doesn't just generate electricity. They generate Cobalt-60, a nuclear isotope used to sterilize pharmaceutical products, surgical supplies, prosthetic implants and research equipment.
Cobalt-60 – What does it have to do with healthcare?
ARC Canada hosts New Brunswick First Supply Chain Roundtable
On September 12th, ARC Nuclear Canada, Inc. (ARC Canada), will welcome New Brunswick companies from across the province to participate in the New Brunswick First Supply Chain Roundtable. ARC Canada is a technology company with its Canadian headquarters in Saint John.
ARC Canada hosts New Brunswick First Supply Chain Roundtable
 Global First Power enters Stage 3 of CNL SMR programme
Global First Power (GFP) has entered Stage 3 of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ (CNL) SMR development programme, putting it in pole position.
Global First Power enters Stage 3 of CNL SMR programme
Darlington Refurbishment Unit 3 Q&A
The refurbishment of Darlington’s Unit 3 will soon begin. Learn about the work that’s underway.
Darlington Refurbishment Unit 3 Q&A
Putting the New in Nuclear: Small Modular Reactors
When you think of nuclear energy, you probably envision a massive reactor and the vase-shaped cooling chimneys associated with such structures. These large-scale reactors produce thousands of megawatts (MW) of energy used to power cities and whole regions. 
Putting the New in Nuclear: Small Modular Reactors
OCNI Member Indigenous Engagement Profile: Chelsie Klassen, Hatch
Each issue of “Indigenous Engagement Quarterly” will feature an interview with the Indigenous Engagement lead of an OCNI member company to share their personal experience, advice, and industry leading best practices. For this issue, we are pleased to welcome Chelsie Klassen, Global Director of Indigenous Engagement for Hatch.
OCNI Member Indigenous Engagement Profile: Chelsie Klassen, Hatch
Darlington Refurbishment performance update Q2 2019
Darlington Refurbishment performance update – Q2 2019
Darlington Refurbishment performance update Q2 2019
Society of United Professionals members at Bruce Power ratified new collective agreement
Members of the Society of United Professionals at Bruce Power have overwhelmingly voted in favour of ratifying their new collective agreement.
Society of United Professionals members at Bruce Power ratified new collective agreement
Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization renews co-operation agreement with South Korean counterpart
Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) and our South Korean counterpart the Korea Radioactive Waste Agency (KORAD) have renewed our co-operation and knowledge-sharing agreement.
Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization renews co-operation agreement with South Korean counterpart
Canadian nuclear service provider opens office in Bucharest
Canadian state-owned Ontario Power Generation set up in Bucharest a local subsidiary of its Canadian Nuclear Partners division, local Profit.ro reported.
Canadian nuclear service provider opens office in Bucharest
More staff needed for Turkey Point licence review
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a revised schedule for its review of the first subsequent licence renewal for a US nuclear power plant because it is taking more staffing hours than originally expected. It still expects to complete the process within its original 18-month timescale.
More staff needed for Turkey Point licence review
Document History of REGDOC-1.1.5, Supplemental Information for Small Modular Reactor Proponents
This regulatory document is part of the CNSC’s Reactor Facilities series of regulatory documents, which also covers licence application guides for licences to construct, operate and decommission nuclear power plants. 
Document History of REGDOC-1.1.5, Supplemental Information for Small Modular Reactor Proponents

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Nuclear Operators' Forum Focuses on Sustainable Management of the Nuclear Supply Chain

Effective and efficient oversight of the global nuclear supply chain is crucial to safety and quality in both operating nuclear facilities and nuclear new builds. This was emphasized at an event ...

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EDF and Westinghouse in talks to develop SMR nuclear reactor

PARIS — French state-controlled utility EDF and French nuclear state agency CEA are in talks with U.S. nuclear reactor builder Westinghouse to develop a Small Modular Reactor (SMR), a group of F...

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Moltex Energy raises USD7.5 million through crowdfunding

UK-based Moltex Energy, creator of the Stable Salt Reactor (SSR), has raised GBP6 million (USD7.5 million) in funding through online investment platform Shadow Foundr. The funding will support the com...

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Romania's Nuclearelectrica set to extend reactor lifespan

BUCHAREST, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Romanian state-owned nuclear power producer Nuclearelectrica will likely get a life extension of its first reactor, which will enable it to function until 2026 before it...

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Contract in Canada for Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear, part of the Babcock International Group, has successfully secured a contract in Canada. The Group will be delivering consultancy services to support licensing of a used fuel transpo...

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