Global Reach


5 Trade Missions Abroad


Focus effort on markets with high potential


• Analysis of International Markets

• Seek common solutions for domestic and international customers


OCNI companies succeed in key export markets

OCNI supports member companies in offshore markets by providing market updates and leading trade missions to strategic target markets with high growth potential as well as those with CANDU infrastructures in place.  The trade missions receive both financial and logical support from Global Affairs Canada as well as the Ontario Ministry of International Trade.

OCNI took nine companies to the PowerGen Trade Show in Orlando in December 2016 – a large event with delegates from the broader power industry.

OCNI led a second trade mission to Argentina in March 2017 involving nine suppliers and two partners (CANDU Owners Group, Ontario Government). The mission included meetings and site visits to nine leading Argentine industrial companies along with meetings with the Undersecretary of Nuclear Energy, NA-SA, CNEA and INVAP.  The Trade Mission generated goodwill between the Canadian and Argentine nuclear industries that should translate into more Canadian component supply to the Atucha 3 CANDU project.

OCNI hosted a USNIC-led Trade Mission to Canada in August 2017 involving fifteen US companies including five SMR developers. The five-day mission included meetings with NRCan, CNSC and CNA in Ottawa and OPG, Ontario Ministry of Energy, SNC-Lavalin and Kinectrics in the GTA. Delegates also visited Chalk River, Bruce Site and Darlington /DEC. The purpose of the mission was to enhance Canada-US collaboration on: next generation reactors including SMRs, advanced research and development, advanced manufacturing, and nuclear project delivery.   

OCNI was a “Gold Sponsor” of this year’s Toronto Global Forum (TGF) on “Redefining Globalization” from October 30 to November 1 at the Royal York.  OCNI collaborated with the TGF “Content Team” in develop a strong “Nuclear Day” program on October 31. The goal was to promote the nuclear industry to the global investment, environmental and political leaders.  

Latest News

Bruce Power Signs Biggest Contract For MCR

Monday, March 19, 2018
Bruce Power has signed a $130-million deal for new steam generators for Unit 6 with a joint venture of three suppliers, AECOM, Framatome and Aecon, known as the Steam Generator Replacement Team.

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Awarded CA$168 Million Contract Extension for OPG Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing

Monday, March 12, 2018
PETERBOROUGH, Ontario--(Business Wire)--BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC) has been awarded a CA$168 million, five-year contract extension to manufacture fuel for Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Darlington and Pickering nuclear generating stations. The deal extends BWXT NEC’s current fuel manufacturing arrangement with OPG to the end of 2023.

Bruce Power signs Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity

Friday, March 9, 2018
Bruce Power has proudly reinforced its commitment to gender diversity and inclusion. Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power’s President and CEO, recently signed the Canadian Electricity Industry Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity, publicly committing to promote the values of diversity and inclusion within their organizations.

Pickering Company Grows to Support Darlington Refurbishment

Friday, March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018, Pickering – At Tetra Tech, staffing levels in the Power Division have more than doubled since 2013, in large part because of its work on the Darlington Refurbishment project with ES Fox and Ontario Power Generation.

Indigenous Relations Supplier Network to connect nuclear partners with communities

Friday, February 23, 2018
TIVERTON, ON – February 22, 2018 – Bruce Power and its supplier partners have created an Indigenous Relations Supplier Network (IRSN) as they look to further strengthen their relationships with local Indigenous communities.

New $30M nuclear contracts could create 40 jobs at BWXT

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
CAMBRIDGE — BWXT Canada Ltd. has landed new contracts worth about $30 million to design and supply heat exchangers for the Bruce nuclear power station, as a long-term refurbishment project continues.

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