2016-10

October 2016

Contract creates jobs at Cameco

COBOURG - Staffing at Cameco Fuel Manufacturing in Cobourg has been increased by 20 full-time, permanent positions due to a large contract related to the refurbishment underway at the Darlin...

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Westinghouse’s WeLink™ Business Accelerator to Advance Nuclear Innovation

Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has created a new way for innovators to advance nuclear energy technology through collaboration with Westinghouse and its global network of leadin...

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Bruce Power announces new peak output of 6,400 megawatts

Bruce Power is announcing a new site peak output of 6,400 megawatts (MW) when all eight units are operating. This is an additional 100 MW of clean, reliable and affordable energy, which is enough...

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Kozloduy and Belene milestones reached

Work to upgrade unit 5 of the Kozloduy nuclear plant in Bulgaria has been completed, extending its operations by 30 years to 2047, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and Bulgaria's Energy Minis...

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KHNP and Westinghouse agree to technical cooperation

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Westinghouse have signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral technical cooperation. The companies hope their collaboration will boost their overseas rev...

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OCI Congratulates RCM Technologies for winning an Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade Business Excellence Award

October 24th 2016, Pickering, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) congratulates RCM Technologies of Pickering for being selected as a Business Excellence Award winne...

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Ontario Energy Board holds the line on electricity rates until May 2017

TORONTO — For the first time in eight years, electricity rates in Ontario will not rise on Nov. 1. The Ontario Energy Board sets rates for customers on time-of-use pricing every May an...

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Women In Nuclear Canada Congratulates “WiNNER” – Laurie Swami

TORONTO, ON – WiN-Canada congratulates Laurie Swami, longtime WiN-Canada member and supporter, on her appointment as the new President and CEO of The Nuclear Waste Management Organization, effec...

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State-of-the-art Nuclear Research Facility Named for Canada's First Female Nuclear Physicist Opens at Chalk River

CHALK RIVER, ON, Oct. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's nuclear industry will play a key role in driving innovation and expandingCanada's clean energy mix as the world transitions toward a low-carbon economy....

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Poland-Canada Collaboration on Nuclear Energy

Pickering Ontario, October 18, 2016.  A delegation of 18 people representing 11 Polish companies and government officials visited Canada in the week of September 25 to meet with leading companies...

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Kudankulam II project launched

During the summit, the two countries also announced they had finalized the general framework agreement and credit protocol on construction of units 5 and 6, with their signing to take place before the...

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OCI Commends the OPG Darlington Refurbishment Project Team

October 14th 2016, Pickering, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) commends Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its supply chain partners for their meticulous planning...

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Canada and Ontario Invest to Renew Infrastructure at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s new Software and Informatics Research Centre (SIRC) will receive a $13 million investment from the federal and provincial governments. Th...

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Bruce Power Part of Global Alternative Treatment For Brain Tumours

Bruce Power and an Ontario-based global partner will make life better for certain brain tumour patients. Bruce Power and Nordion have teamed up on a new initiative that will see medical-grade Hig...

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Darlington refurbishment cuts future carbon footprint

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Various Methods of Power Generation in Ontario was prepared for OPG by environmental risk assessment consultants Intrinsik Environmental Sciences with the obje...

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Triumph Awarded $48 Million Precision Components Contract for Nuclear Replacement Program

BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) finalized two contracts with SNC-Lavalin valued at approximately $48 million ($62 million CAD) to supply complex safety-critical component...

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Nuclear Laboratories in Canada and the UK sign MOU

The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work more closely together. The MOU will enable collabo...

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First international shipment of module for Cambridge’s Aecon

CAMBRIDGE – Aecon marked another milestone at its Sheldon Drive plant last Thursday (Sept. 29) as company officials celebrated the first international shipment of the first ASME (American Societ...

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Bruce Power and SNC-Lavalin agreement to create jobs and boost Ontario's economy

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - A framework agreement of up to $400 million has been signed between two Ontario-based nuclear organizations that will create jobs and bring major long...

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Refurbished Darlington will take equivalent of two million cars off the road Nuclear power will play key role in Ontario’s climate change action plan

TORONTO– Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) continued operation of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station will take the equivalent of two million cars a year off Ontario’s roads by avoidi...

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An Interactive Way to See the Big Picture when it comes to Darlington Refurbishment

An Interactive Way to See the Big Picture  Next week, Unit 2 at our Darlington Nuclear station will shut down to start Canada’s largest clean energy project. Once we’re done, Dar...

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Japan, India to sign nuclear cooperation deal in November: report

Japan and India are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation pact during a visit to Japan by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in mid-November, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Saturday. Th...

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