2015-09

September 2015

Nuclear industry to push for Australia to adopt 'clean, affordable power'

The nuclear industry will lobby for nuclear energy in Australia, saying the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, should embrace the technology as a way to slash greenhouse gas emissions. The Austral...

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Cigar Lake celebrates operations

Mining at Cigar Lake began in March 2014, nine years after construction began. The first packaged uranium concentrate from the mine was produced at the McClean Lake mill in October 2014 and the mine w...

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Nuclear industry urged to speak up

The continued dominance of coal-fired power plants and the increasingly dire effects of climate change make addressing misconceptions about the nuclear industry imperative, says the executive director...

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CNSC signs Cooperation Agreement with India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has signed international arrangements to cooperate and exchange nuclear regulatory information with India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), J...

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Report highlights nuclear energy’s positive impact on clean air, jobs in the Great Lakes Region

TORONTO, ON – Sept. 15, 2015 – Former United States Senator and Governor of Indiana Evan Bayh will assist in the release of a collaborative report that highlights the environmental and eco...

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Laker Energy Products sees strong future for nuclear in Ontario

OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Laker Energy Products held an open house to showcase the development of a second nuclear manufacturing facility in Oakville today, welcoming Former Senator an...

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L-3 MAPPS to deliver severe accident simulator to Westinghouse for project in Japan

MONTREAL, September 17, 2015 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an order from Westinghouse Electric Company to deliver a full-scale 1,000 MWe class pressurized water reactor (PWR) simul...

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Bruce Power's New BRIMS Reactor Tool Video

The Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System (BRIMS) tool was unveiled this summer after 5 years in development. BRIMS is a specialized tool system that will be deployed during outages to ...

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Lightbridge and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Sign Comprehensive Agreement

Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR), a U.S. nuclear energy company, today announced that it has signed a Comprehensive Nuclear Services Agreement with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) for fabrica...

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China's CGN to cooperate with Kenya on nuclear energy

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the development of nuclear power in Kenya was signed on 7 September during a visit by KNEB representatives to CGN's Daya Bay nuclear power plant in China&#...

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World nuclear capacity set to grow by 45 pct by 2035

Global nuclear power generation capacity could increase by more than 45 percent in the next 20 years but the pace of growth will still fall short of what is needed to curb climate change, an industry ...

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Bruce Power investment in public assets delivers significant value to Ontario

TIVERTON, ON – Sept. 8, 2015 – A report released today concludes that Bruce Power’s unique structure has helped Ontario achieve a number of key goals, including keeping electric...

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Women in Nuclear for Climate

At the organisation's global annual conference in Vienna last week, WiN president and vice president, Se-Moon Park and Dominique Moillot, put their names to a declaration asserting that every coun...

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Point Lepreau nuclear generating station back online after repairs

The Point Lepreau nuclear generating station, which has been offline since Aug. 7 for repairs, has now returned to full power. The repowering began last Friday and the plant was reconnected ...

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The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries and the Canada Korea Business Council announce a Strategic Partnership Agreement

September 1, 2015 Pickering Ontario.  The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) and Canada Korea Business Council (CKBC) today announced the signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreeme...

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GE Hitachi Pumps Improve Nuclear Plant Safety - Environmental Leader

General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy is working with utility customers in Japan to deliver turbine water lubricated (TWL) pumps manufactured by ClydeUnion Pumps, an SPX brand. The steam-powered pum...

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