2016-12

December 2016

Energy Ministry: New Government will decide future of nuclear investments at Cernavoda

On October 17, the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting of Nuclearelectrica decided to continue until December 20 the negotiations with Chinese from CGN to make the reactors. "Currently with...

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First Korean APR-1400 enters commercial operation

Construction of Shin Kori 3 began in October 2008. Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) was issued with an operating licence for the unit by the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission in late October ...

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ATS Automation signs $40 million agreement to provide innovative boost to Bruce Power’s nuclear Life-Extension Program

Bruce Power has signed a multi-year master tooling agreement with ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.(TSX: ATA) for the supply of automated tooling systems and related services for Bruce Power’s...

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Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan

Understanding Carbon Emissions, the Role of Nuclear, and Electricity Trade with Quebec The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and its partners have released a report on Ontario’s electric...

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AECOM, EnergySolutions joint venture wins San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station decommissioning contract

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 20, 2016) - AECOM (NYSE: ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and EnergySolutions, a nuclear waste management and decommissioning services ...

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BWXT Completes Acquisition of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)- BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has completed its acquisition of the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energ...

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Opal reactor on Australian research roadmap

The roadmap sets out Australia's national research infrastructure priority areas for the coming decade. It outlines recommendations and priorities developed by an Expert Working Group (EWG) headed by ...

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Government To Rule On Kincardine Nuclear Waste Burial Site Next Summer

The federal government will wait another eight months to make a decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geologic Repository for nuclear waste in Kincardine. The governor in c...

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Unit 7 returns to service after planned maintenance outage

Bruce Power’s Unit 7 returned to service Monday morning after workers safely completed thousands of tasks during a 94-day, planned maintenance outage. The maintenance program sets the unit u...

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Small modular reactors: the future of nuclear

It’s been said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. In nuclear energy, the future we’ve predicted—and invented—is inching closer all the time. Small modular...

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Bigger and better: Toshiba drives expansion strategy with investment in Hamilton plant

Hamilton, Ontario is well known for its steel plants, fruit farms and waterfalls. Today, this quiet community located just west of the province's capital city of Toronto is also at the heart of a glob...

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Plan to meet or exceed Canada's 2030 climate change target to be signed on Friday

Canada's first ministers are finalizing the details of a national climate change strategy that will be officially announced at a high-level meeting  in Ottawa on Friday, CBC News has learned. ...

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Oakville company's contribution to nuclear project ahead of schedule and under budget

A multimillion-dollar tooling system required to advance the mid-life refurbishment of Ontario Power Generation's Darlington Nuclear Generating Station is being delivered, from Oakville to Bowmanville...

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Promation sets new delivery standards for Darlington RFR project

2016 December 6 – Oakville, ON -- Today, Promation Nuclear Ltd. is pleased to ship a multimillion dollar tooling system to Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington site, ahead of time and und...

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Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change leads clean-technology business delegation to China and meets with the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development

December 3, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna...

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Bruce Power Receives O.B.A. Award For Sustainability

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has presented it’s top business award to Bruce Power. The company has been named the 2016 recipient of the Ontario Business Achievement Award for Sustainabili...

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Construction to start on Finnish repository

The site for Posiva's repository at Eurajoki near Olkiluoto was selected in 2000. The Finnish parliament approved the decision-in-principle on the repository project the following year. Posiva, jointl...

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