2017-08

August 2017

Investing in Ontario’s Nuclear Fleet Means Lower Costs and GHG Emissions, More Jobs and Better Energy Security

On August 8th, Montreal’s La Presse newspaper, reported that Hydro-Québec and Ontario were finalizing a historic 20-year power exchange agreement. Ontario’s Ministry of Energy subse...

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Bruce Power and AREVA NP Expand Agreement for Commercialization of Radioisotope Production

CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 8, 2017 – Bruce Power and AREVA NP today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further explore opportunities to commercialize radioisotope production capabil...

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CNL Celebrates Canadian Science & Technology at 2017 Open House

CHALK RIVER, ON, Aug. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada's premier nuclear science and technology organization,...

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Canadian, US nuclear regulators enhance cooperation

The MOU was signed on August 7, 2017, by NRC chairman Kristine Svinicki and on August 9, 2017, by CNSC president Michael Binder. The CNSC said the new MOU recognizes and builds on previous ar...

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Hatch celebrates their one-year anniversary of being in Port Elgin

On July 10, 2017, to celebrate its one-year anniversary, the Hatch Port Elgin office opened its doors to the community. Clients, local government officials, Bruce Power staff, and media attended the e...

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Canadian Nuclear Tech making China’s Growing Energy Sector Cleaner

People increasingly want energy sources that don’t have a climate change impact, and regulators are asking energy companies to reduce their emissions. All of this affects Canada’s energy l...

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BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada in Peterborough lands $34M contract with Bruce Power

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada in Peterborough has landed a contract to supply seven primary heat transport motors for Bruce Power. The companies made the announcement on Wednesday morning. The five-y...

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China contracts GE to provide services to Daya Bay plants

USA-based GE is to provide services to the steam turbines, generators and auxiliary systems of the nuclear power plants on the Daya Bay site in China under a 12-year agreement signed with the site's o...

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Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation expands Leaders in Training program

Bruce Power and the communities of Saugeen and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nations are continuing their commitment to developing future Indigenous leaders locally. In 2012, when Right to Pla...

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A triumph-ant return to the nuclear industry

Toronto-based Triumph Gear Systems has long played a key role in Ontario’s nuclear industry, and that tradition continues today as the company produces end fittings and shield plugs for the Darl...

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L3 MAPPS to Assist ABB With Simulator Update for Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant

MONTREAL, August 21, 2017 – L3 MAPPS announced today that under a contract with Swiss industrial technology company ABB it will update the simulator it provided in 2006 for DTE Energy’s Fe...

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CNL Hosts Martine Ouellet at the Chalk River Laboratories

CHALK RIVER, ON, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada's premier nuclear science and technology organization, today welcomed Martine Ouellet, leader of the Bloc Québ...

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NASA boosts nuclear thermal propulsion with BWXT contract

The reactor, based on low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuel, would be part of a nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) rocket engine designed to propel a spacecraft from Earth orbit to Mars and back. According to...

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