2015-06

June 2015

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada and Candu Energy Inc. to Explore Advanced Fuel Cycle Technology in New Canada-UK Agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation

The governments of Canada and the United Kingdom signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, aimed at advancing cooperation in the field of nuclear technology, including the application of advan...

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Memorandum of Understanding on Canada-U.K. Nuclear Energy Cooperation

On June 29, 2015, Gordon Campbell, High Commissioner for Canada to the United Kingdom and Lee McDonough, Director, Office for Nuclear Development, Department for Energy and Climate Change signed a Mem...

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Canada and UK Governments Sign Agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation

Pickering, ON – June 29, 2015 – The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) today welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Governments of Canada an...

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OCI Commends the Government of Canada in selecting the Canadian Nuclear Energy Alliance (CNEA) consortium as the preferred bidder for the management of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)

June 26, Pickering, Ontario. The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) commends the Government of Canada in concluding this important phase in the restructure and revitalization of Canadia...

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Minister Rickford Announces the Final Step in the Restructuring of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced that the Government of Canada has selected the Canadian National Energy Alliance (CNEA) as the preferred bidde...

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Hatch Appoints John Baird as Global Strategic Advisor

Hatch, one of Canada's leading engineering, consulting, project delivery and technologies firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon John Russell Baird P.C, Canada's former Minis...

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Promation President along with PM Harper on recent trip to Poland

Promation President, Mark Zimny with Polish President Elect Andrzej Duda enjoying a cup of tea at the palace. Promation Nuclear Ltd. President, and OCI Board member...

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Reactor vessel cavity installed at Vogtle 4

The company said in a 19 June statement that the 32-tonne CA04 module - also known as the reactor vessel cavity - had been placed into the nuclear island of Vogtle 4. The module is over eight met...

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Experts eye Rosatom, Westinghouse reactors for South Africa nuclear power

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa is considering using reactors from Russia's Rosatom and Westinghouse for its 9,600 megawatt nuclear fleet expansion, an energy advisor to government said on Frid...

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Brazilian AP1000 collaboration for Westinghouse

The MOU focuses on developing local technical capabilities and flags Westinghouse's commitment to localization as the company looks to opportunities for the AP1000 in the region. "The constru...

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Hawthorne touts nuclear’s role in creating jobs and economic activity in Northumberland region

The economic ripple from Bruce Power and Ontario’s nuclear sector extends across the province including the Northumberland region, the company’s President and CEO Duncan Hawthorne told the...

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NIAC Introduces Nuclear Insurance Pool Participation By International Pools As A Scalable, Sustainable ‘Made In Canada’ Solution For Increased Liability Limits

Nuclear Insurance Association of Canada (NIAC) General Manager Colleen DeMerchant announced global access to the domestic Canadian nuclear insurance pool by other international nuclear pools, through ...

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Commercial operation begins at Ningde 3

The CPR-1000 pressurized water reactor officially entered commercial operation at 8.13pm on 10 June, having completed a demonstration test run of 168 hours of continuous operation, China General ...

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Canadian Nuclear Workers Council Newsletter

The Canadian Nuclear Workers Council has released their June Newsletter. Topics in this months Newsletter include: Point Lepreau, New Brunswick's Major Generator Bruce Power Springs...

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Canadian Nuclear Association elects new Board of Directors

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) announced today that its Annual General Meeting elected a Board of Directors to oversee the association's strategy and overall direction. Dr. John Barre...

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Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station update for May

The Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station reconnected to the electrical grid on Friday, June 5, after going offline on May 28 to facilitate testing and analysis of the turbine system in the non-nuc...

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South Korea axes four coal plants, plans two new nuclear units

South Korea has axed plans to build four coal-fired power plants and will boost its nuclear reactor fleet by two more units, as it looks to increase the share of nuclear and gas in power generation an...

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L-3 MAPPS to Augment South Texas Project Simulators With Severe Accident Simulation

MONTREAL, June 4, 2015 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has reached an agreement with STP Nuclear Operating Company to upgrade the South Texas Project full scope and classroom simulators to L...

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