2015-02

February 2015

S.Korea's nuclear watchdog approves restart of second-oldest reactor

SEOUL, Feb 27 (Reuters) - South Korea's nuclear watchdog said on Friday it had approved the nuclear operator's plan to restart the country's second-oldest reactor and continue running it t...

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Minister Rickford Highlights Support for Canada's Nuclear Industry

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Four Northern communities in running to host repository

Four Northern Ontario communities are in the running to potentially host a deep underground repository for Canada's nuclear waste. “The communities of Elliot Lake, Blind River, Manitouw...

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Cheryl Gallant Voted Chair of the Conservative Nuclear Industry Caucus

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to be voted unanimously as Chair of the Conservative Nuclear Industry Caucus. “The Nuclear Indus...

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US-Canadian partnership for isotopes

Canada's Nordion and its US parent company Sterigenics International signed partnership agreements on 20 February with the USA's General Atomics (GA) and the University of Missouri Research Re...

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China could build 200 nuclear reactors in the next 15 years

Westinghouse CEO Danny Roderick said that a “realistic” assessment of future business in China would place Westinghouse in the vicinity of a 25 percent to 30 percent market share. He ...

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Organizations team up on UK nuclear skills

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the development of a skilled workforce for the UK's nuclear power industry has been signed between the Engineering Construction Industry Train...

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Training Simulators Now Incorporating Human Error Reduction Tools

Practicing Perfection Institute, Inc. (PPI) and L-3 MAPPS announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to integrate leading-edge simulation with next-level huma...

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Westinghouse expects contracts for 12 Chinese nuclear reactors: CEO

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Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) Announces New Board Members

Pickering, ONT February 10, 2015 - The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) is pleased to announce the election of the following individuals to its Board of Directors: Doug Hi...

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Member Feature: Promation Nuclear in MACLEAN'S

http://www.macleans.ca/economy/business/encyclopedia-of-the-oil-crash-o-is-for-obama/ ONTARIO The falling loonie is expected to give exporters in Ontario’s heartland a boost. Mark Zimny, t...

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Government extends life of nuclear reactor that makes medical isotopes

The federal government says it is extending the operational life of a nuclear reactor in Chalk River, Ont., that produces medical isotopes. Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford said Friday th...

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Nuclear Power Counts As A Renewable? Arizona Senate Committee Says So…

Who would ever consider nuclear power to be a “renewable” means of power generation? Well, the Arizona Senate Committee on Water and Energy, for one — there might be someone els...

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Japan aims to restart nuclear reactor in June, sources say

Japan’s government is aiming to restart a nuclear reactor by around June following a lengthy and politically-sensitive approval process in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, sources familiar wi...

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Hualong One selected for Argentina

During a meeting in Beijing on 4 February of Argentine president Cristina Kirchner and Chinese president Xi Jinping, a cooperation agreement was signed to "participate in the const...

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India agreed to share nuclear data in order to achieve another milestone in India-US nuclear deal

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Argentina and China plan fourth reactor

The latest accord was signed today by Argentina's federal planning minister, Julio De Vido, and the president of China's National Energy Administration and vice president of China National Nuc...

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