2016-06

June 2016

North American leaders commit to 50% clean power goal

The pledge was made at the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa, Canada in a joint statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and President...

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Canada’s Nuclear Industry Travels to the World Nuclear Exhibition 2016, the Leading Event for the Global Nuclear Energy Sector

June 29, 2016, Pickering, Ontario - From June 27 to July 1, representatives of Canada’s nuclear industry are talking business in Paris, France with global leading nuclear organizations at the Wo...

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Leaders’ Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, and President Enrique Peña Nieto share a common commitment to a competitive, low-carbon and sustainable North American economy and society...

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Clean power projects from Three Amigos agreement expected to increase exports

CALGARY – A commitment to increase non-emitting, clean power generation being made at this week’s Three Amigos summit in Ottawa is expected to boost Canadian electricity exports as well as...

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Aecon, SNC-Lavalin share further $392M in Darlington refurbishment work

Ontario Power Generation has awarded two more contracts for refurbishment work at the Darlington nuclear power plant to a joint venture formed by SNC-Lavalin and the Aecon Group. Aecon will perfo...

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The Brexit effect on UK nuclear

EDF Chief Executive Officer Jean-Bernard Lévy said the UK's decision will have no impact on EDF Energy's strategy to build Hinkley Point C - the first new nuclear power station built in the UK ...

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Continued Operations at the Pickering Station Helping to Drive Pickering's Economy

Pickering, ON, June 24, 2016: Business and political leaders from across the City of Pickering spoke about the economic and social benefits of extending the Pickering Nuclear Operations during a round...

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Darlington Nuclear Plant Rated Among the World's Best

CLARINGTON, ON, June 23, 2016 /CNW/ - An international industry assessment has recognised Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) Darlington Nuclear Generating Station as one of the safest and best perf...

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Aecon investing in Cambridge plant

CAMBRIDGE — Aecon plans to construct a new $8-million blast and paint facility at its Cambridge plant in the coming months. The announcement came during a visit to the Sheldon Drive operati...

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PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plant by 2025

PG&E intends to operate the plant to the end of its current operating licenses, which expire on 2 November, 2024 for unit 1, and 26 August, 2025 for unit 2. The company announced its commitment to...

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AECOM grows nuclear expertise by retaining the services of renowned Canadian expert

AECOM has retained Pierre Tremblay, based in Ontario, Canada, to expand our expertise in the nuclear business. Pierre will focus on driving performance and maintaining our excellent relationships...

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Cold testing of interim storage facility completed at Ignalina

The cold tests aim to trial the equipment and operational systems, without the use of radioactive waste, to demonstrate their safety and that they meet the design and operation requirements. Succ...

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Poland and China sign strategic partnership declaration

“Poland and China see each other as long-term and stable strategic partners and their development as a significant opportunity for mutually beneficial cooperation,” read a joint statement ...

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The Canadian Nuclear Society will hold its 36th annual conference at the Marriott Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel

"Nuclear in the 21st Century: Global Directions and Canada's Role" is the theme for this year's gathering of nuclear industry experts from across Canada and around the world. This theme...

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EDF modifies dismantling plans for first generation units

During a hearing on 29 March, EDF told the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) that it was adopting a new decommissioning strategy, significantly modifying the method and spe...

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Vattenfall board approves Forsmark upgrades

Swedish utility Vattenfall has decided to invest in safety upgrades to enable the three reactors at the Forsmark plant to continue operating beyond 2020. The decision follows the government's announce...

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Ontario will spend up to $8.3B to fight climate change, offer incentives

Ontario's action plan on climate change will include financial incentives to get cleaner, more efficient cars and trucks on the roads and to convince homeowners and businesses to lower the...

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Notice of participant funding offering for the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories In Situ Decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor #1 Project

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Aboriginal groups and other stakeholders in participating in the environmental assessment...

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U.S. Firm to Build Six Nuclear Reactors in India

The U.S. and India agreed to move ahead with the construction of six nuclear reactors in India by an American company, the first such move since the countries signed a landmark civil nuclear deal in 2...

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OPG stresses low-carbon role of nuclear before Canadian senate

Nuclear capacity is playing a significant part in the ongoing decarbonisation of the economy, Ontario Power Generation's CEO Jeff Lyash told a Canadian senate committee meeting last week. R...

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First Lance uranium delivered for conversion

Regular deliveries of drummed uranium from Peninsula Energy's Lance projects have commenced as the company continues to ramp up production at the Wyoming in-situ leach operation. Read the F...

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Licence renewal approved for Spanish fuel plant

Spain's nuclear regulator has approved the renewal for a further ten years of the operating licence for Enusa's Juzbado nuclear fuel fabrication plant in Salamanca. Read the Full Ar...

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