2019-06

June 2019

Biggest Concrete Pour in U.K. History Completed at Nuclear Plant Site

Electricite de France SA has completed the biggest single pour of concrete in Britain at the site of a new nuclear power plant in Somerset. The utility poured 9,000 cubic meters of the materi...

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Nuclear Innovation Institute to operate in Port Elgin

The Nuclear Innovation Institute is expanding it’s Bruce County footprint. NII and the Town of Saugeen Shores have reached approval in principle for a site in Port Elgin.   NII wil...

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CNA and CNS congratulate 2019 Canadian Nuclear Achievement award winners

OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) and the Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) would like to congratulate the winners of the 2019 Canadian Nu...

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Nuclear power is the key to fighting climate change. So why don’t we embrace it?

One in three Canadians thinks nuclear power emits as much carbon dioxide as burning oil. Almost three in 10 think it emits more. There are several reasons to marvel at these facts, which were...

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Nuclear Innovation Institute Set For Saugeen Shores

Bruce Power is just weeks away from the official launch of the Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) and the unveiling of its preferred location. In a presentation to Saugeen Shores councillo...

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SNC-Lavalin and SpinChem sign five-year license and collaboration agreement to deploy Spinionic™ solutions in the nuclear sector

SNC-Lavalin and Swedish company SpinChem AB have signed a five-year license and collaboration agreement whereby the companies will collaborate on the deployment of Spinionic™ solutions into the ...

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Alithya Group and NA Engineering Associates announce a strategic agreement

MONTREAL, QUEBEC (June 19, 2019) – Alithya Group inc. (TSX: ALYA, NASDAQ: ALYA) (“Alithya”), a leader in strategy and digital technologies with 2,000 highly skilled professional...

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Brotech Precision CNC ships first Shield Plug Assembly to Bruce Power

A Bruce Power supplier partner has shipped its first Shield Plug Assembly in preparation for the Major Component Replacement (MCR) Project, which begins in Unit 6 on Jan. 17, 2020. Brotech Precisi...

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OPG readies for fuel loading at Darlington 2

With upper and middle feeder tubes already installed and lower feeder installation under way, workers are now practising the complex task of refuelling the unit in the Mock-Up and Training Facility at...

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Achieving A Sustainable Future - A Federal Sustainable Development Strategy For Canada 2019 To 2022

When consultations closed on April 2, 2019, we had received more than 850 total comments. These included more than 300 submissions provided through the online version of the strategy, our interactive ...

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Fedeli, Thompson, MacLeod demoted in Doug Ford's cabinet shuffle

TORONTO -- Finance Minister Vic Fedeli is one of several high-profile ministers demoted in a major cabinet shuffle announced today by Premier Doug Ford. The Progressive Conservative government has...

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OPG generates good news for the local economy

It was a banner day of good economic news for Durham Region on June 10, with the announcement that Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will be moving its corporate headquarters to Clarington. All of OP...

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County adopts Trades and Skilled Workforce Secretariat Action Plan as part of the Nuclear Innovation Institute

Bruce County has adopted an action plan for the Trades and Skilled Workforce Secretariat, a key part of the Nuclear Innovation Institute's (NII) Talent Development and Training Coordination Hub. "...

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AECOM signs agreement with Toshiba to perform nuclear decommissioning services in Japan

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Abraflex (2004) Ltd. Celebrates Expansion of Existing Facility Services and Job Growth in Paisley, Ontario

Paisley, Ontario – A member of OCNI, Abraflex is the first Aboriginal business in Canada to be awarded a license (Waste Nuclear Substance License) from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission sho...

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SNC-Lavalin announces appointment of Ian L. Edwards as Interim President & CEO

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce, effective June 11, 2019, that Ian L. Edwards will become Interim President and CEO. He will join the Board of Directors, succeeding&n...

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OPG moving headquarters to Clarington, Ontario

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington located within Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing...

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Sartrex Power Control Systems Inc. Celebrates Contributions to the Ontario and Offshore Nuclear Industries

A member of OCNI, Sartrex is a high-tech scientific instrumentation company, supplying custom designed control and safety instrumentation to nuclear power plants including OPG Darlington, OPG Pickerin...

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SC: Keeping Ontario's Air Clean and Creating Prosperity

In my job, I have the great fortune to meet a lot of people. One person who left a lasting impact on me was a young boy named Matthew, who is among the approximately six per cent of Ontarians who ...

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The Energy Revolution Must Be Nuclear

OXFORD – Demonstrators around the world are demanding that carbon-based energy supplies be curtailed for the sake of the environment. Yet, in Germany, the Energiewende (energ...

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Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Herbert Diess is no stranger to controversy, some of it inexcusable. With a strongly-worded critique of German climate policy, the Volkswagen AG boss has pro...

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Thomas Thor’s new Toronto office supports Canada’s dynamic nuclear industry

With 19 reactors in operation and a broad refurbishment programme as well as a full domestic fuel cycle and a thriving scene around advanced reactors, Canada’s nuclear power ecosystem is extensi...

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Ford Conservatives Introducing New Skilled Trades Program

The provincial government is moving forward with its plan to wind down the Ontario College of Trades. As part of the 2019 budget, the Ford government announced it was setting out to modernize the ...

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