SNC Lavalin To Set Up Shop in Port Elgin

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Engineering & Consulting firm, SNC Lavalin, will open an office in Port Elgin in the fall.

By Saugeen Shores
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SNC Lavalin has landed some office space in Port Elgin as it prepares to join Bruce Power's regional economy.

The new office will open in the fall, and it will be home to about a dozen key SNC Lavalin employees, including engineering and project management professionals.

The company has been a major partner of Bruce Power for decades, and Chief Nuclear Officer and Executive Vice President Preston Swafford says they are excited to increase their presence in Bruce County and to work on one of Canada's largest clean-energy projects.

Last October (2016), Bruce Power and SNC-Lavalin signed a framework agreement of up to $400 million that will create jobs and bring major long-term economic benefits to the province as Bruce Power advances its multi-year investment program.

That agreement names SNC Lavalin's nuclear team as an important resource for Bruce Power's Life-Extension Program.

Swafford says a local presence will help support this agreement and see more of the economic benefits happen locally.

Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power's President and CEO says with this addition, the company will continue to build the foundation to achieve their vision of a nuclear energy economic hub.

SNC Lavalin will be located in the South Gate Plaza at 5102 Highway 21.

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News Release

June 15, 2017 – Ottawa

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today its decision to renew New Brunswick Power Corporation’s (NB Power) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station (PLNGS), located on the Lepreau Peninsula, NB. This decision was made following a two-part public hearing held on January 26, 2017 in Ottawa, ON and on May 9–11, 2017 in Saint John, NB. The licence will be valid from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2022.

In making its decision, the Commission considered submissions from NB Power and 94 intervenors, as well as CNSC staff’s recommendations.

CNSC staff will report annually on the performance of the PLNGS at a public Commission meeting where members of the public will have the opportunity to intervene.

The Summary Record of Decision is available in both official languages on the CNSC website at nuclearsafety.gc.ca or by contacting the CNSC Secretariat. A detailed Record of Decision will be published on the CNSC website at a later date. Hearing transcripts can be obtained on the CNSC website or by contacting the CNSC. The hearing webcast is available on the same site for 90 days.

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

 

Quick Facts

  • NB Power owns and is licensed to operate the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station

  • NB Power also operates a nuclear waste management facility at the station

  • The CNSC has full-time staff onsite who perform inspections to evaluate operations and to verify compliance with regulatory requirements and licence conditions

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Aurèle Gervais
Media Relations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Tel: 613-996-6860 or 1-800-668-5284

Email: cnsc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.ccsn@canada.ca


SNC Lavalin To Set Up Shop in Port Elgin

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Engineering & Consulting firm, SNC Lavalin, will open an office in Port Elgin in the fall.

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