Member Connection

CONNECTION

5         Supplier Days
5         Networking events
3         OCNI/Utility Innovation Workshops
10+     Charity and Regional Economic Development Events

Strategy:

Differentiator = OCNI Membership

Tactics:

• Organize workshops for suppliers to present solutions to utilities

• Link Tier 1 members with Tier 2/3 members

Outcomes:

Strong linkage between Canadian utility customers and OCNI companies

OCNI helps member companies engage with utility customers as well as the national nuclear laboratory & CANDU design authority

OCNI organized supplier events over the year at Bruce Power, Chalk River and for the first-time separate events at the Pickering Site and at the Darlington Energy Complex. While weather gave us challenges at the Pickering and Darlington shows – our members persevered and spoke with a steady stream of operations, maintenance, engineering and procurement staff from Pickering, Darlington Site, and Darlington Refurbishment project.

The Pickering, Darlington trade shows were preceded by workshops on innovative technologies that OPG is seeking to deploy to improve maintenance practices and reduce costs.  The Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Workshop gave an outline of CNL’s major projects and provided a roadmap on how suppliers should work with the Procurement Department.

OCNI formed a Customer Engagement Committee this year to assist SME’s in understanding better understanding the process and qualifications required to get on utility Approved Vendors List. The Committee also has a mandate to create venues through which SME’s can present their new technology innovations to utility staff.

Our Golf tournament, one week before Canada’s 150 Birthday, enabled more casual supplier-customer networking on the links. We also fittingly celebrated the epic 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series with legend Paul Henderson of Team Canada.  

Our Christmas Lunch reminds us that business and friendship go hand in hand. OCNI made a donation to help those less fortunate through the Salvation Army.

 

Latest News

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries establishes the Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships for Nuclear Engineering Students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Thursday, May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018 Pickering, Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is pleased to announce the creation of the Martyn Wash Memorial Scholarships for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year nuclear engineering students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). The Scholarships will be awarded annually beginning in the 2018/19 academic year to two students in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS) based on their academic performance.

Bruce Power, County of Bruce announce Ontario’s Nuclear Innovation Institute

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Bruce Power and the County of Bruce have partnered to establish the Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute as an international centre of excellence for applied research and training.

CNL Opens National Innovation Centre for Cybersecurity

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has cut the ribbon on its National Innovation Centre for Cybersecurity at Knowledge Park in Fredericton, NB, officially opening the doors on a brand new, multi-million dollar research facility that represents a major addition to Canada’s national cyber security capabilities. A number of local dignitaries and elected officials joined the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick, to celebrate the new centre, which joins a growing list of facilities and investments that are transforming the province into a cyber security research and innovation hub.

L3 MAPPS to Expand Tihange 1 Simulator for Long Term Operation

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
L3 MAPPS announced today that it has won a contract from ENGIE Electrabel to upgrade the Tihange Unit 1 full scope operator training simulator. The original simulator, developed by L3 MAPPS in cooperation with Tractebel ENGIE, was declared Ready For Training on March 4, 2016. The expansion project involves several modifications, and the upgraded simulator is expected to be in service in the second quarter of 2019.

Bruce Power Donates $76K To Mental Health

Monday, May 14, 2018
Bruce Power donated $76,000 to local mental health initiatives that will support community members who live with mental illnesses.

Macfab showcases satellite components at 4S Symposium

Friday, May 11, 2018
Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, will be exhibiting at the 4S Symposium, May 28 – June 1, in Sorrento, Italy. The 4S (Small Satellites, Systems and Services) Symposium is jointly organized with the ESA (European Space Agency) and CNES (French Space Agency). This year’s event is being held in cooperation with two other major small sat conferences: the Small Satellites Conference (AIAA/USU) and the Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation (IAA/DLR).

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