2017-07

July 2017

Bugey 5 restarts following containment repairs

Tests conducted in 2011 during the third ten-yearly inspection of the 880 MWe pressurized water reactor identified a high leakage rate from the inner liner of its containment. The containment was foun...

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CANADIAN NUCLEAR INDUSTRY SIGNALS INTEREST IN SUPERCLUSTER INITIATIVE

OTTAWA (July 26, 2017) – Canada’s nuclear industry leaders have submitted a Letter of Intent application to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) in response to a...

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Kinectrics secures a significant footprint in Bruce County as part of its commitment to Bruce Power

July 25, 2017, Bruce County – Kinectrics is pleased to announce it has secured two new locations in Bruce County to continue providing Bruce Power with exceptional service and value. Kinect...

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Triumph Gear Systems Supplying Key Components for OPG’s Darlington Refurbishment Project - Vibrant Nuclear Supply Chain Creating High Skill Jobs in Ontario

July 25, 2017, Toronto, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate Triumph Gear Systems -Toronto (TGST) for the completion and delivery of the fir...

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CGN in talk to build first nuclear power plant in Poland

Energy giant China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) is in talks to build Poland's first nuclear power plant, the company said in a statement on Monday. A Polish delegation headed by Andrzej Piotr...

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Minister elaborates on India's plan for ten new PHWRs

On 17 May, the cabinet - chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi - approved the construction of ten 700 MWe units in a "significant decision to fast-track India's domestic nuclear power program". T...

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Reevely: How Ontario is getting back into the coal-power business

    Smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station in a photo from July 2013. MATT BROWN / AP That’s business, and when the government goes into bus...

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BC Instruments Supplying Key Components for Darlington Refurbishment Project Vibrant Nuclear Supply Chain Creating High Skill Jobs in Ontario

 July 18, 2017, Schomberg, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate OCNI member BC Instruments (BCI) for completing and delivering the fir...

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Construction of two Korean reactors put on hold

President Moon last month outlined his intended nuclear energy phase-out policy. Moon was one of seven candidates in the May presidential election who signed an agreement in March for a "common policy...

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Moltex Energy Appoints Deloitte to Support their Canadian Deployment Programme

London, 14 July 2017 – Moltex Energy, a leading technology company set up to commercialise its breakthrough molten salt reactor design, has appointed Deloitte to help secure the next round of de...

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EDF confirms Flamanville EPR start-up schedule

EDF said fuel will be loaded into the 1630 MWe unit and start-up operations would begin at the end of 2018. Production tests and grid connection of the unit is scheduled for 25 May, 2019. Flamanville ...

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Bruce Power, Hatch, partner for the long-term

Toronto (ON) July 11, 2017 —Hatch, the Ontario-headquartered global engineering firm, and Bruce Power, supplier of 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30% less than the average co...

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Video: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits INTEGRA Technologies

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits INTEGRA Technologies to discuss cross-border innovation and partnerships. Featuring Energy Steel and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI). ...

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Trump heralds golden era for US energy

The president's remarks were made in speech on American energy dominance at a Department of Energy (DOE)-hosted event on Unleashing American Energy. The event was also attended by Vice President Mike ...

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