2019-04

April 2019

Doosan to participate in NuScale SMR development

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) is planning the development of a 12-module plant at a site at the Idaho National Laboratory, which is expected to begin operation in 2026. Under the...

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NexGen Announces the Commencement of an Environmental Assessment for the Rook I Project

NexGen Energy Ltd. ("NexGen" or the "Company") (TSX: NXE, NYSE MKT:NXE) is pleased to announce the acceptance of a Project Description (Technical Proposal) by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission ("...

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Nuclear Power provides the performance we need

We often speak about the incredible energy density of nuclear fuel; a pellet the size of the end of your finger can deliver as much energy as a ton of coal.  In addition to producing a large amou...

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DC, OPG and the IBB partner together on pre-apprenticeship program

  Students in the new OPG/Durham College Boilermaker lab Managed and delivered through DC’s Corporate Training Services (CTS), the pre-apprenticeship serves as an introduc...

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Rolls-Royce plant in Peterborough playing key role in Ontario nuclear plant refurbishments

The Rolls-Royce nuclear division in Peterborough was honoured Friday for "playing a key role" in the ongoing refurbishment of both the Darlington and Bruce Power nuclear generating stations. Rolls...

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates its Expanding Support of Reactor Refurbishment and Waste Management in Canada

Peterborough, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear Canada on its expanding role in supporting reactor ref...

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Bruce Power’s M.C.R. office and training complex opens

Construction has wrapped up on Bruce Power’s new Major Component Replacement office complex and training centre. The building is located off Sutton Street in Kincardine and will directly sup...

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Second Korean APR-1400 connected to grid

Shin Kori 4 achieved first criticality - a sustained chain reaction - on 11 April. KHNP said today the 1340 MWe pressurised water reactor (PWR) was connected to the grid at 5:40pm on 22 April...

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IMSR® power plants are a cleaner and cost-competitive alternative to burning fossil fuels

IMSR® power plants are small modular reactors and are constructible in four years. They require a much smaller upfront investment (less than US $1 billion), making them easier to finance.&nbs...

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Sen. Murkowski: An opportunity for nuclear energy in Alaska

The United States has long been a leader in the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and within a few years Alaska could be on the leading edge of this clean, reliable and affordable technology. The next g...

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CNL Recognized for Environmental Excellence by Wildlife Habitat Council

CHALK RIVER, Ontario, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has bee...

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3 reasons why nuclear is clean and sustainable

When you hear the words “clean energy,” what comes to mind? Most people immediately think of solar panels or wind turbines, but how many of you thought of nuclear energy? Nuclear i...

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NuScale develops new micro reactor designs in fresh SMR push

SMR developer NuScale is developing two different micro reactor designs, targeting industry and remote customers with faster deployment and longer fuel cycles, Tom Mundy, Chief Commercial Officer of N...

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Opportunity for the positions of Chairperson and Director of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL)

As a federal Crown corporation, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) is mandated to enable nuclear science and technology and to protect the environment by fulfilling the government of Can...

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SNC-Lavalin JV affiliate CDI to enter into a multi-year contract with Holtec to decommission US nuclear power plant

Comprehensive Decommissioning International, LLC (CDI), a joint venture company of SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) and Holtec International, has agreed to enter into a Decommissioning General Contractor Agreem...

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Nuclear power the only way to contain climate change

Released last week, Canada’s Changing Climate Report continues the parade of releases documenting, in ever greater detail, the expected impacts of climate change. The scientists in...

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Darlington Unit 2 Fuel Channel Installation Now Complete

Fuel channel installation on Darlington Nuclear’s Unit 2 reactor is now complete, the culmination of a lengthy and complex work series that finishes the rebuilding of the reactor core. &ldqu...

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Canadian Nuclear Association Welcomes John Gorman as New President and Chief Executive Officer

OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Gorman as President and Chief Executive Officer, effe...

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Lakeside Process Controls Celebrates Recognition as one of Canada’s Most Admired Workplace Cultures in 2018

Lakeside Process Controls Celebrates Recognition as one of Canada’s Most Admired Workplace Cultures in 2018 Mississauga, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI...

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Nirab recommends GBP1 billion boost for innovation

Nirab gives this recommendation in its first report for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) since it was reconvened last year. The report, published this week, was produ...

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Keeping Canada's power on will require 20,000 new workers by 2022

OTTAWA -- Canada's electricity providers say they need to appeal to a younger and more diverse workforce if they're going to keep the country's lights on. A new report on the industry's labour nee...

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Event: Power Breakfast Series: Ontario's Nuclear Future w. Ken Hartwick, OPG & Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power

REGISTER HERE Download the Event Flyer HERE (PDF)

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VIDEO: Massive 350-tonne part on its way to Darlington

Refurbishing a nuclear reactor is a big job and an essential 350-tonne part is now on its way to the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. General Electric, one of the project partners for the On...

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BC Instruments Sets Up Location In Durham

West Grey is the latest community to welcome a Bruce Power supplier. BC Instruments (BCI) held a grand opening Tuesday at its new location  in the old Thuroweb building on Elm Street in Durha...

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Moltex Energy secures multi-million dollar funding from leading global consulting firm IDOM

Moltex Energy has secured a substantial investment from IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture SAU, a prestigious and innovative global consulting & engineering company with a large, experienc...

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First Canadian SMR licence application submitted

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has received the first licence application for a small modular reactor. The application from Global First Power (GFP), with support from Ontario Power Gen...

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Nuclear Power Can Save the World

As young people rightly demand real solutions to climate change, the question is not what to do — eliminate fossil fuels by 2050 — but how. Beyond decarbonizing today’...

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Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarship Awards Ontario Tech

The first OCNI Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships were awarded this week to two deserving students, Michele Hoffmann and Nikita Surovcevs, in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS) a...

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Canadian Nuclear Companies return from the ITER Business Forum with optimism about Canada’s future involvement in the multi-national ITER Project

The $24B International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Project is a unique multinational undertaking, involving six major partner nations and the European Union’s 28 member countries, ...

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