2017-03

March 2017

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) Congratulates Promation on winning the prestigious Oakville “2017 Large Business of the Year Award”

March 31, 2017, Pickering, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate OCNI member Promation on receiving the prestigious Oakville “Large Busi...

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OCNI leads Trade Mission of Canadian Nuclear Equipment Suppliers to Argentina

March 30, 2017, Pickering, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) in cooperation with Nuclear Metallurgical Commission of the Association of Metallurgical Industries of...

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University of Missouri Research Reactor Files for NRC Approval to Start U.S. Production of Medical Isotopes

COLUMBIA, MO, March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR®) and its partners Nordion, a business of Sterigenics International, and General Atomics (GA), announce that ...

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Toshiba Projects Record Loss as Nuclear Unit Files for Bankruptcy

Toshiba Corp. projected its annual loss could more than double to a record 1.01 trillion yen ($9.1 billion) as its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The coll...

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UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly 100m

The government has been forced to pay nearly £100m in a settlement with two US companies for mishandling the way it awarded a £6.1bn nuclear decommissioning contract. Ministers have or...

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Budget 2017: Building a Strong Middle Class

March 22, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Budget 2017 is the next step in the Government's long-term plan to create jobs and strengthen the middle class. Canada i...

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Waste site impact report sent to CNSC

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has submitted a draft environmental impact statement for its latest project to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The Near Surface Disposal Facility...

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Macfab brings niche expertise to 33rd Space Symposium

NEWS RELEASE: Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, will attend the 33rd annual Space Symposium, April 3-6, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ini...

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Toshiba's Westinghouse seeks U.S. bankruptcy financing - sources

Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the nuclear power plant developer owned by Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp (6502.T), is taking offers for a financing package to help it go through U.S. bankrup...

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Both reactors shut down at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

Both reactors at TVA's newest nuclear power plant are shut down after plant operators idled one unit for routine refueling Saturday and shut down the other unit Monday after detecting problems in the ...

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Regulatory oversight reports on the use of nuclear substances

The use of nuclear substances is regulated by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and requires compliance with the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, CNSC regulations and licence conditions. ...

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Bruce Power names Swagelok Southwestern Ontario as partner for life-extension work that continues to produce low-cost power

Bruce Power and Swagelok Southwestern Ontario have entered into an agreement valued at more than $1.5 million for new valves for Bruce Power’s Life-Extension Program. The contract is for an ...

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Bruce Power releases 2016 Annual Report

Bruce Power releases 2016 Annual Report 14March 2017   March 2017   To celebrate another year of providing 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 per cent less...

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Bruce Power and Hatch partnership continues to support Life-Extension Program and low cost power

Bruce Power and Hatch Ltd. have signed two more contracts to support Bruce Power’s Life-Extension Program. Both contracts involve the completion of preliminary engineering activities, the fi...

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Laker Energy wins contracts for Darlington Retube & Refurbishment

OAKVILLE, ON, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Laker Energy is pleased to announce it has won three contracts totalling more than $54 million from the SNC-Lavalin-Aecon Joint Venture for nuclear comp...

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Canada set for first lead-cooled reactor by 2025 after $200mn funding boost

A number of advanced nuclear reactor developers are targeting the Canadian market, where the risk-informed regulatory framework is considered more supportive for licensing new designs than in the U.S....

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Bruce Power supports Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geological Repository

Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power’s President and CEO, sent this letter yesterday to The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment & Climate Change RE: Support for Ontario Power Gen...

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Cameco's Port Hope facility's operating license approved until 2027

PORT HOPE — Cameco Corporation’s Port Hope conversion facility was given the green light to continue operating for the next decade. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission granted Camec...

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Ontario Power Generation Sees Growth In Deep Space

Toronto – People in Ontario may soon be able to look to the stars and take pride knowing the province played a key role in future space exploration. Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its ventur...

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Generating low-cost power for today and tomorrow

There is a lot of discussion and debate about electricity bills and it has become a top-of-mind issue for Ontarians. What the discussion is often missing is a focus on real solutions to ensure a l...

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