April 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract to support life-extension programme ensuring continued low-cost power for Ontario

Newsfacts: Contract awarded under existing Strategic Supplier Master Services Agreement with Bruce Power Company will provide a range of engineering and project management services for Bruce Powe...


N.B.'s shortlisted astronaut candidate can get job done

New Brunswick's Alex Delorey is feeling "proud and humbled" after making the Canadian Space Agency's short list to become the country's next astronaut.  Delorey, who grew up in Riverview...


SNC-Lavalin seals $3.6-billion deal for WS Atkins with Caisse backing

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is buying British-based WS Atkins PLC in a deal worth $3.6-billion, the biggest ever takeover for the Canadian company it pushes into the top tier of engineering firms worldwide...


OPG Sets Timeline To Provide New Information On Nuclear Waste Repository Study

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will submit additional information to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) on alternate sites for a proposed deep geologic repository for nuclear waste by...


OPG's Darlington Refurbishment Reaches Significant Milestone

CLARINGTON, ON, April 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's largest clean energy project -- the Darlington Nuclear Refurbishment -- remains on schedule and on budget, as workers have now safely and successfully s...


BWXT Awarded CA$55 Million Contract for Feeder Supply in Support of OPG’s Darlington Refurbishment

(CAMBRIDGE, ON) – BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has been awarded a feeder manufacturing contract from the SNC-Lavalin / Ae...


Conservative candidate Kevin O'Leary said he wants to triple size of Canadian nuclear industry during Durham speech

AJAX — Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary said he wants to triple the size of Canada's nuclear industry during a speech to members of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce. O'L...


OPG to ask for extension of Pickering waste management facility licence, to build new storage building

Ontario Power Generation is currently seeking the renewal of its Pickering Waste Management Facility’s licence until 2028, and applying to construct additional processing and storage buildings. ...


Bruce Power partners with GE’s Power Services for life-extension work that continues to produce low-cost power

Bruce Power and GE’s Power Services have entered into an agreement valued at more than $56 million through a competitive bid process for generator work in Bruce A, as part of Bruce Power’s...


Letter: Pickering is a boon to Ontario, says Ontario Power Generation CEO

I read with interest the Consumer Policy Institute op-ed “Pickering picks pocketbooks” by Brady Yauch that appeared March 28 in the Financial Post. Yauch criticizes the province&rsquo...


After bankruptcy filing, new Westinghouse chairman named

Westinghouse Electric Co., the Cranberry-based nuclear firm that filed for bankruptcy last week, has replaced its chairman, Danny Roderick. Mr. Roderick came to Westinghouse in September 2012 as i...



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