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Challenging the nuclear finance status quo

Challenging the nuclear finance status quo

Financial challenges facing nuclear energy need to be tackled by disrupting the status quo to help drive down costs, delegates heard at the recent World Nuclear Association 2018 Symposium in London.

Corporate 17 September 2018


Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc and Bruce Power have held a ceremony to mark the opening of the Major Component Replacement Integration Facility at ATS' headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario.

Corporate 13 September 2018


Denison to increase Wheeler River ownership

Denison to increase Wheeler River ownership

Denison Mines Corp is to increase its share of the Wheeler River uranium project in Canada's Athabasca Basin to 90% after agreeing an acquisition of Cameco Corp's minority interest.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2018


Tumour treatment isotope to be made at Bruce-8

Tumour treatment isotope to be made at Bruce-8

Bruce Power is set to place medical-grade cobalt into unit 8 of its nuclear power plant in Ontario, meaning all four Bruce B units will now produce high specific activity cobalt, which is used to treat brain tumours worldwide.

Regulation & Safety 05 September 2018


New Brunswick to test emergency plans

New Brunswick to test emergency plans

NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organisation are to carry out Synergy Challenge 2018, a full-scale exercise to test the province's readiness to respond to a simulated nuclear emergency at the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant.
 

Regulation & Safety 30 August 2018


Pickering relicensed to 2028

Pickering relicensed to 2028

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission yesterday announced its decision to grant a new ten-year operating licence for Ontario Power Generation's Pickering plant.

Regulation & Safety 09 August 2018


Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Canada's SNC-Lavalin is to supply its 37M Natural Uranium Equivalent fuel - a mixture of depleted and recycled uranium - to units 1 and 2 of the Qinshan Phase III nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province.

Uranium & Fuel 08 August 2018


Nuclear key to Ontario prosperity

Nuclear key to Ontario prosperity

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has called on the leaders of the Canadian province to leverage its nuclear sector as part of a blueprint to help keep Ontario "open for business".

Nuclear Policies 01 August 2018


Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely

Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely

Cameco is extending the suspension of production at McArthur River and Key Lake "for an indeterminate duration", CEO Tim Gitzel has announced. The operations have been out of production since January.

Uranium & Fuel 26 July 2018


SNC-Lavalin to decommission research reactor

SNC-Lavalin to decommission research reactor

SNC-Lavalin's Candu Energy Inc is to provide decommissioning services for the Saskatchewan Research Council's (SRC) Slowpoke-2 research reactor, the company announced yesterday.

Waste & Recycling 24 July 2018