2016-02

February 2016

L-3 MAPPS Takes Part in Opening of Upgraded Sizewell B Simulator

MONTREAL, QC, CANADA -- L-3 MAPPS announced today that it participated in the official opening of EDF Energy’s upgraded Sizewell B plant training simulator on January 21, 2016 in Suffolk, U.K. T...

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Canadian Nuclear Association Hosts Annual Conference and Tradeshow

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Nuclear Association What: The Canadian Nuclear Association is hosting its annual conference and tradeshow. This year's theme is "The Core of ...

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Cameco Signs Long-Term Supply Contract in China

Cameco has concluded a new long-term supply deal with a major customer in China. Cameco Fuel Manufacturing (CFM) has reached a new seven-year contract with China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporati...

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Parliamentary Secretary Rudd Addresses Canada's Nuclear Industry

Parliamentary Secretary Kim Rudd, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered a keynote address at the 2016 Canadian Nuclear Association Confere...

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Whitby businesses to play crucial role in OPG Darlington refurb

DURHAM -- Local MPPs Tracy MacCharles, Joe Dickson and Granville Anderson visited with Durham companies that will play an integral role in the Darlington refurbishment project on Wednesday, Feb. 3. ...

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WorleyParsons Awarded Climate Leadership Award

WorleyParsons accepted the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Australian Climate Leadership Award for Best Year on Year Improvement in Climate Disclosure 2014-15. This award is awarded to an Austral...

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China General Nuclear Power and rival China National Nuclear plan to build four more reactors on mainland

China General Nuclear Power (CGN) and rival China National Nuclear (CNNC) plan to build four more reactors on the mainland based on the indigenous Hualong One design, which would help lower costs and ...

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New Education and Business Agreements Announced in India

Today in Hyderabad, Premier Kathleen Wynne spoke at a plenary session attended by Ontario delegates and representatives from Indian companies and institutions, where several new international technolo...

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Koenderman remembered as pillar of energy sector

From leadership roles with Cambridge's Babcock & Wilcox Canada and Aecon to awards from industry groups, Paul Koenderman is being remembered as a dedicated pillar of Canada's energy sector. &...

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EDF to keep four UK nuclear plants open for years longer

French energy firm EDF will extend the life of four of its eight nuclear power plants in the UK. The move will safeguard 2,000 jobs and help with tight energy supplies. Heysham 1 and Hartlep...

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Canada’s green nuclear tech could help close the GHG emissions gap

John Barrett is president and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Association. Cutting greenhouse-gas emissions is a tough job. Environment and Climate Change Canada projects that Canada’s GHG emis...

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India ratifies nuclear liability convention, hopes to win foreign investment - Reuters

India ratified an international convention on nuclear energy accident liability, the government said on Thursday, the final piece in its efforts to address the concerns of foreign nuclear suppliers an...

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OPG President & CEO Shares Vision of Collaborating for Success with the Nuclear Supply Chain

February 23, 2016, Pickering, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) was pleased to welcome Jeffrey Lyash, Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) new president and...

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Bruce Power CEO says he'll retire in 2016

TIVERTON, Ont. — The president and Chief Executive Officer of Bruce Power says he plans to retire later this year. Duncan Hawthorne has not set a date for his retirement, saying only he wil...

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Scientists Say Climate Change Should Propel Nuclear Energy to Prominence

Nuclear energy’s resilience was never more apparent than during the COP21 climate talks in Paris. It was there that a famed environmentalist and the one who has cautioned against the effects of ...

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Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath visits Promation Nuclear on January 25

On the invitation from President and CEO Mark Zimny,  Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath made time in her busy schedule to visit Promation Nuclear’ s Oakville plant on Monday January 25. ...

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Feds approve new nuclear reactors near Houston

The federal government on Tuesday approved the construction of two new nuclear reactors at the South Texas Project nuclear plant southwest of Houston. But the massive cost of the project&nbs...

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