2016-05

May 2016

EDF to propose deal for 6 nuclear reactors in India by year-end

EDF will deliver a proposal to the Indian government by year's end to build six nuclear reactors, an executive at the French utility said on Thursday, in what could be the world's biggest nuclear deal...

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Cameco Wins Third Consecutive National Mining Safety Award

Cameco’s (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) McArthur River mine has been awarded the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s prestigious John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy for the thi...

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Closer cooperation for CGN and Cameco

The agreement was signed on 9 May by CGN chairman He Yu and Cameco president and CEO Tim Gitzel, the Chinese company said yesterday. Under the agreement, the two companies will cooperate in uranium ex...

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Contract for Cilacap refinery upgrade awarded to Amec Foster Wheeler

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UK regulator advised on Areva-supplied forgings

The Office for Nuclear Regulation announced on 13 May that it is "engaged" with the ASN (Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire) and EDF "concerning the reports of anom...

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Australia joins fourth generation reactor forum

Australia is to become the 14th member of the Generation IV International Forum (GIF). In addition to accepting Australia's entry, last week the forum's policy group also elected a new chairman. ...

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EnergySolutions and JAPC team up on decommissioning

A cooperation agreement has been signed between EnergySolutions and Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) through which the US nuclear commercial services company will share its know-how in decommissionin...

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Bruce Power Sends $72K To Fort McMurray Relief Efforts

A gate collection was held yesterday and employees generously gave a a donation. The total of $72,000 will be donated ot the Red Cross, and the amount will double again, with the governments of C...

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Bruce Power social media campaign works to break stigma around mental health

Bruce Power kicked off Mental Health Awareness Week by launching a social media campaign to raise money for local health initiatives and work to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues. ...

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Generator equipment in place at Vogtle 3

The stator assembly, weighing 417 tonnes, and the 275-tonne deaerator were lifted into place by the site's heavy lift derrick, which is one of the largest cranes in the world. The stator assembly...

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Decommissioning plan submitted for Shimane 1

The utility submitted an outline of its plans for decommissioning the unit to the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on 28 April, having announced a year ago that it did not plan to restart the reacto...

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Indonesia must build nuclear power plant immediately: Minister

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UK grants £15 million to boost nuclear training

The UK government has announced details of almost £80 million ($115 million) in funding to support the creation of five new National Colleges that it says will support the delivery of major infr...

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Preventing leaks: Local company holds 14 patents

At its testing and training facilities on Confederation Street, a Sarnia company has earned an international reputation for making sure industrial pipes don’t leak. And if they do leak...

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Ontario Passes Landmark Climate Change Legislation

Today, Ontario passed landmark climate change legislation that lays a foundation for the province to join the biggest carbon market in North America and ensures that the province is accountable for re...

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#BreakTheSilence Benefits Hundreds in Grey-Bruce

A locally-inspired social media campaign for mental health awareness was a huge success. Bruce Power and its partners launched the #BreakTheSilence campaign during Mental Health Awareness Week. ...

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Ontario ministers to debate climate change strategy as tensions simmer

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet is set to thrash out the Ontario government’s sweeping Climate Change Action Plan amid tensions between several ministers over how far the plan should go. ...

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Supreme Court issues decision on Darlington site preparation licence

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada has issued its decision to not hear the appeal filed by Greenpeace Canada, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Northwatch and the Canadian Environmental Law Association with r...

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