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The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries establishes the Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships for Nuclear Engineering Students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries establishes the Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships for Nuclear Engineering Students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 Pickering, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is pleased to announce the creation of the Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year nuclear engineering students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). The Scholarships will be awarded annually beginning in the 2018/19 academic year to two students in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS) based on their academic performance.

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries establishes the Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships for Nuclear Engineering Students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Bruce Power, County of Bruce announce Ontario’s Nuclear Innovation Institute
Bruce Power, County of Bruce announce Ontario’s Nuclear Innovation Institute
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bruce Power and the County of Bruce have partnered to establish the Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute as an international centre of excellence for applied research and training.

Bruce Power, County of Bruce announce Ontario’s Nuclear Innovation Institute
CNL Opens National Innovation Centre for Cybersecurity
CNL Opens National Innovation Centre for Cybersecurity
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has cut the ribbon on its National Innovation Centre for Cybersecurity at Knowledge Park in Fredericton, NB, officially opening the doors on a brand new, multi-million dollar research facility that represents a major addition to Canada’s national cyber security capabilities. A number of local dignitaries and elected officials joined the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick, to celebrate the new centre, which joins a growing list of facilities and investments that are transforming the province into a cyber security research and innovation hub.

CNL Opens National Innovation Centre for Cybersecurity
L3 MAPPS to Expand Tihange 1 Simulator for Long Term Operation
L3 MAPPS to Expand Tihange 1 Simulator for Long Term Operation
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

L3 MAPPS announced today that it has won a contract from ENGIE Electrabel to upgrade the Tihange Unit 1 full scope operator training simulator. The original simulator, developed by L3 MAPPS in cooperation with Tractebel ENGIE, was declared Ready For Training on March 4, 2016. The expansion project involves several modifications, and the upgraded simulator is expected to be in service in the second quarter of 2019.

L3 MAPPS to Expand Tihange 1 Simulator for Long Term Operation
Bruce Power Donates $76K To Mental Health
Bruce Power Donates $76K To Mental Health
Monday, May 14, 2018

Bruce Power donated $76,000 to local mental health initiatives that will support community members who live with mental illnesses.

Bruce Power Donates $76K To Mental Health
Macfab showcases satellite components at 4S Symposium
Macfab showcases satellite components at 4S Symposium
Friday, May 11, 2018

Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, will be exhibiting at the 4S Symposium, May 28 – June 1, in Sorrento, Italy.

The 4S (Small Satellites, Systems and Services) Symposium is jointly organized with the ESA (European Space Agency) and CNES (French Space Agency). This year’s event is being held in cooperation with two other major small sat conferences: the Small Satellites Conference (AIAA/USU) and the Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation (IAA/DLR).

Macfab showcases satellite components at 4S Symposium
CNA JOINS FORCES WITH THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR ISOTOPE COUNCIL
CNA JOINS FORCES WITH THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR ISOTOPE COUNCIL
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

OTTAWA (May 9, 2018) – The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) is pleased to announce it is joining the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC).

The CNIC is an independent organization consisting of representatives from the Canadian health sector, nuclear industry and research bodies advocating for Canada’s role in the production of the world’s radioisotope supply.

CNA JOINS FORCES WITH THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR ISOTOPE COUNCIL
OCNI Congratulates Stern Laboratories on its 30th Anniversary
OCNI Congratulates Stern Laboratories on its 30th Anniversary
Monday, May 7, 2018

Stern Laboratories President Gordon Hadaller accepting Certificates of Achievement from Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MPP Paul Miller and OCNI President and CEO Ron Oberth during the May 5 Open House at Stern Laboratories

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) congratulates Stern Laboratories on its 30th Anniversary of Performing Safety-related Experimental Services for the Nuclear Industry in Canada and around the world.

OCNI Congratulates Stern Laboratories on its 30th Anniversary
BWXT Announces Breakthrough Medical Isotope Manufacturing Technology
BWXT Announces Breakthrough Medical Isotope Manufacturing Technology
Monday, May 7, 2018
BWXT Announces Breakthrough Medical Isotope Manufacturing Technology
CNL Signs Agreement with China’s Largest Nuclear Organization
CNL Signs Agreement with China’s Largest Nuclear Organization
Friday, May 4, 2018

Canada’s national nuclear laboratory continues to strengthen ties with global leaders in an effort to advance sustainable, low-carbon energy solutions


CNL Signs Agreement with China’s Largest Nuclear Organization
Ontario Launches Program to Expand Clean Energy Technology Across the Globe New Fund Will Invest in Clean Energy Technology Innovators
Ontario Launches Program to Expand Clean Energy Technology Across the Globe New Fund Will Invest in Clean Energy Technology Innovators
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Ontario has launched a pilot program to support local innovators that are ready to meet the demand for clean energy technologies in new international markets.

Ontario Launches Program to Expand Clean Energy Technology Across the Globe New Fund Will Invest in Clean Energy Technology Innovators
BWXT SELECTED FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY COST-SHARE PROGRAM FOR ADVANCED NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
BWXT SELECTED FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY COST-SHARE PROGRAM FOR ADVANCED NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its BWXT Nuclear Energy, Inc. subsidiary has been awarded $5.4 million in cost-sharing funds from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for an advanced nuclear technology development initiative.

BWXT SELECTED FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY COST-SHARE PROGRAM FOR ADVANCED NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
Cambridge's BWXT Canada pens largest deal in its history
Cambridge's BWXT Canada pens largest deal in its history
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Cambridge's BWXT Canada pens largest deal in its history
Bruce Power Announces Almost $1B In Major Component Replacement Contracts
Bruce Power Announces Almost $1B In Major Component Replacement Contracts
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Bruce Power has announced $914-million worth of contracts on Monday afternoon, to facilitate it’s Major Component Replacement project that will begin in 2020.

Bruce Power Announces Almost $1B In Major Component Replacement Contracts
E.S. Fox Limited’s integrative approach key to supporting nuclear projects in province
E.S. Fox Limited’s integrative approach key to supporting nuclear projects in province
Monday, April 23, 2018

  Port Robinson, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate E.S. Fox Limited for supporting the nuclear industry for over 30 years.

E.S. Fox Limited’s integrative approach key to supporting nuclear projects in province
Bruce Power releases 2017 Annual Report
Bruce Power releases 2017 Annual Report
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Bruce Power released its 2017 Annual Report this week, celebrating a record year of generation and contributing to Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan by providing low-cost, clean and reliable nuclear energy to families and businesses.

 

 

Bruce Power releases 2017 Annual Report
Canada considers participation in ITER fusion project
Canada considers participation in ITER fusion project
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Canada has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Iter Organisation to explore how Canada can participate in the project to construct the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. The fusion reactor - construction of which began in 2010 - is scheduled to achieve first plasma in 2025.

Canada considers participation in ITER fusion project
Minister Champagne signs memorandum of understanding with International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor while in France
Minister Champagne signs memorandum of understanding with International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor while in France
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

April 17, 2018 - Paris, France - Global Affairs Canada

Canada has been a world leader in nuclear energy for over 60 years. The nuclear industry of Canada is a vital source of innovation, job creation and low-carbon energy. The next generation in nuclear technology will help Canadian organizations contribute to building cleaner and safer products that will support the country’s energy needs in a low-carbon economy.

Minister Champagne signs memorandum of understanding with International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor while in France
OCNI awarded a Grant of nearly $495,000 to support innovative skills training project
OCNI awarded a Grant of nearly $495,000 to support innovative skills training project
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

April 18 2018, Pickering, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to announce that it has received a $494,872 grant over one year from the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development’s (MAESD) “Skills Catalyst Fund” to undertake a talent development program that will promote education and training in skilled trades to underrepresented groups including youth, women, and indigenous peoples. The OCNI-led project will provide career opportunities for under-represented groups while enhancing the pipeline of skilled trades people required to refurbish and replace major components at 10 nuclear generating units at the Darlington and Bruce sites.

OCNI awarded a Grant of nearly $495,000 to support innovative skills training project
Canada’s Nuclear Industry Travels to China to Expand its Presence in the World’s Fastest Growing Nuclear Market
Canada’s Nuclear Industry Travels to China to Expand its Presence in the World’s Fastest Growing Nuclear Market
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 Pickering, Ontario. The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) was pleased to lead a strong delegation of Canadian nuclear suppliers to the Nuclear Industry Conference in Beijing which is a bi-annual International exhibition of world nuclear suppliers.  The 30-person delegation had meetings with the country’s leading nuclear organizations and key industry stakeholders in Beijing during the week of March 26 – 30th.

Canada’s Nuclear Industry Travels to China to Expand its Presence in the World’s Fastest Growing Nuclear Market
Minister Champagne signs memorandum of understanding with International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor while in France
Minister Champagne signs memorandum of understanding with International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor while in France
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Canada has been a world leader in nuclear energy for over 60 years. The nuclear industry of Canada is a vital source of innovation, job creation and low-carbon energy. The next generation in nuclear technology will help Canadian organizations contribute to building cleaner and safer products that will support the country’s energy needs in a low-carbon economy.

Minister Champagne signs memorandum of understanding with International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor while in France
Bruce Power Offering Over $50K In Post-Secondary Scholarships
Bruce Power Offering Over $50K In Post-Secondary Scholarships
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Students from Bruce, Grey and Huron counties can now apply for post-secondary scholarships as part of Bruce Power’s annual scholarship program.

Bruce Power will award $500 to 100 successful applicants who are pursuing post-secondary education or a trade, for a total of $50,000 in scholarships.

All applicants for the eighth annual scholarship program must read the eligibility requirements and then complete the online form at www.brucepower.com/community/scholarships.

Applications are due by May 9 and the scholarships will be presented to the recipients at a breakfast event at the Bruce Power Visitors’ Centre on May 25.

“Education is the foundation for success, and we want to play a small role in encouraging local youth to pursue higher learning,” said James Scongack, vice president, corporate affairs and environment. “Whether or not these students work for Bruce Power in the future or explore careers in other fields, we wish them nothing but success.”

Bruce Power will also award thousands in elementary and secondary school awards across Bruce, Grey and Huron for Grade 8 and 12 graduates later this year.

Bruce Power Offering Over $50K In Post-Secondary Scholarships
Bruce Power signs $1MIL MoU that will explore small modular reactors
Bruce Power signs $1MIL MoU that will explore small modular reactors
Monday, April 9, 2018

Bruce Power, Mirarco Mining Innovation and Laurentian University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will enhance “strategic research opportunities”—including the long-term potential for small modular reactors (SMRs)—to generate “clean, low-cost and reliable electricity” in rural/remote regions.

Bruce Power signs $1MIL MoU that will explore small modular reactors
Keeping the Pickering nuclear plant open until 2024 is good for economy, report says
Keeping the Pickering nuclear plant open until 2024 is good for economy, report says
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A new report makes the case for keeping the Pickering operation open another six years. The plant’s first four reactors began operating in 1971. Keeping the Pickering nuclear plant open and operating until 2024 makes economic sense, says a new report sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.

Keeping the Pickering nuclear plant open until 2024 is good for economy, report says
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission renews Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ operating licence for Chalk River Laboratories
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission renews Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ operating licence for Chalk River Laboratories
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Following a public hearing held on January 23–25, 2018 in Pembroke, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today its decision to renew Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ (CNL) Nuclear Research and Test Establishment Operating Licence for the Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) site, located near Chalk River, Ontario. The licence will be valid from April 1, 2018 until March 31, 2028.

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission renews Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ operating licence for Chalk River Laboratories
CNL Launches New Institute for Alpha Particle Research & Innovation
CNL Launches New Institute for Alpha Particle Research & Innovation
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

CHALK RIVER, Ontario, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it is leading an international effort to launch Avenir, a virtual institute for alpha particle research and innovation. Avenir will facilitate worldwide research and collaboration, expand scientific understanding of alpha particles, and serve as an incubator for the development of commercial products and services.


CNL Launches New Institute for Alpha Particle Research & Innovation
Canadian Small Modular Reactor Deployment to Be Featured at International SMR Gathering
Canadian Small Modular Reactor Deployment to Be Featured at International SMR Gathering
Friday, March 23, 2018

CHALK RIVER, Ontario, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it will be leading two discussions on small modular reactor (SMR) technology as part of the 2018 International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit in Atlanta, Georgia on March 27-28, 2018.  Organized by Nuclear Energy Insider (NEI), the annual summit will bring together the world’s leading technology developers, vendors, research organizations and supply chain members to move these promising technologies closer towards deployment.

 

Canadian Small Modular Reactor Deployment to Be Featured at International SMR Gathering
Bruce Power Signs Biggest Contract For MCR
Bruce Power Signs Biggest Contract For MCR
Monday, March 19, 2018

Bruce Power has signed a $130-million deal for new steam generators for Unit 6 with a joint venture of three suppliers, AECOM, Framatome and Aecon, known as the Steam Generator Replacement Team.

Bruce Power Signs Biggest Contract For MCR

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