2016-04

April 2016

National Day of Mourning, Bringing Attention to Workplace Safety

Toronto, Ont. – Following the National Day of Mourning on April 28, RSIC President and CEO, Steven Horvath, brings attention to the link between occupational disease and the potential excessive ...

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CANDU Operators Devise Strategies for Counterfeit Parts

In the late afternoon of Sept. 8, 1989, 50 shipping company employees took off in a chartered plane from Oslo, Norway on a pleasure trip to Germany. Less than half an hour after takeoff, the flight di...

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BWXT Announces $3.1 Billion in Contracts for Naval Nuclear Reactor Components and Fuel

LYNCHBURG, Va.- BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has awarded two of its subsidiaries contracts with options totaling approximately $3.1...

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TAM International Sets Up TAM Global Logistics

Saskatoon, 20 April 2016 - TAM International has recently incorporated a new subsidiary called TAM Global Logistics (“TAM Global”). TAM Global is the result of TAM International’s ac...

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Rosatom and KAIF extend cooperation

The MOU was signed yesterday in Busan, South Korea, by Rosatom International Network president Alexander Merten and KAIF vice chairman Kye-Hong Min. Through the agreement, the Russian and Korean ...

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Cameco scales back uranium production

Work to transition the underground Rabbit Lake mine to care and maintenance will begin immediately and is expected to be completed by the end of August. Production at the US in situ leach operations c...

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BWXT Subsidiary Awarded $241.5 Million Contract for Highly Enriched Uranium Downblending Services

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) subsidiary was awarded a contract valued at $241.5 million for the downblending of 10.4 metric tons of sur...

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Conservatives’ filibustering could delay Ontario cap-and-trade legislation

The Progressive Conservatives are filibustering Ontario’s cap-and-trade legislation, delaying the Liberal government’s signature environmental program and raising fears the province could ...

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The Government of Canada Highlights Federal Support for Clean Technology

The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, and the Honourable Navdeep Bains...

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Federal Court of Appeal dismisses appeal of environmental assessment decision on Darlington refurbishment

On April 13, 2016, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of the Federal Court decision to dismiss the application for judicial review of the environmental assessment (EA) decision on the re...

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Court ruling clears way for $12.8 billion refurbishment of Darlington reactors

Ontario Power Generation is breathing easier after the Federal Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed a judicial review of the environmental assessment of its $12.8-billion Darlington nuclear refurbish...

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Chalk River's CNL to receive $800 million in new infrastructure money

DEEP RIVER - Endorsing the restructuring plan initiated by their predecessors, the Liberal government will be investing a staggering $800 million in new capital infrastructure for Chalk Rive...

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TVA eyes Tennessee site for small modular nuclear reactor test facility

Even as nuclear generation is squeezed by low gas prices and high operating costs in organized markets, the development of small modular reactors [SMRs] is slowly moving forward.  ...

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L-3 MAPPS to Supply Full Scope CANDU Simulator for Wolsong Unit 1

MONTREAL, April 12, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has secured a contract from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) to supply the full scope operator training simulator for...

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Big push for small nuclear reactors

LONDON, 11 April, 2016 – Concerns are being raised about the billions of dollars being spent on research to design and build small nuclear reactors for electricity production The world&rsqu...

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International Atomic Energy Agency mission concludes that Canada has a mature and well-established nuclear security regime

Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) made available a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission ...

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SNC-Lavalin receives Slowpoke decommissioning contract

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract by the University of Alberta for the decommissioning of its Safe Low-Power Kritical Experiment (Slowpoke) research reactor. ...

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Keynote Address by Parliamentary Secretary Kim Rudd at the Opening Ceremony for the 20th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference

Good morning, everyone. It is a great honour to be with you here today at the Pacific Region’s premiere nuclear conference and to bring greetings on behalf of the Government of Canada and the Ho...

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L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Slovenia’s Krško Full Scope Simulator

MONTREAL, April 7, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it signed a contract with Slovenia’s Nuklearna elektrarna Krško (NEK) to upgrade the full scope simulator for the Krš...

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Amec Foster Wheeler signs MoU with Chinese nuclear plant builder

Amec Foster Wheeler, the engineering consultancy with operations across the North West, has signed a new agreement with China Nuclear Engineering & Construction (Group) Corporation (CNEC). Th...

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Bright future at Bruce Power

Like last year, 2016 is shaping up to be another record-setting year at Bruce Power, according to Vice-President of Corporate Affairs, James Scongack, who delivered an upbeat annual operations update ...

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Natural Resources Parliamentary Secretary Rudd to Highlight Strong Canada—China Nuclear Energy Relationship on Trade Mission to China

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Nuclear growth revealed in China's new Five-Year Plan

The ruling Communist Party of China's National People's Congress endorsed the draft of 13th Five-Year Plan at its annual session earlier this month. The plan will be officially implemented in the next...

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