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Wolsong 1 simulator to be repurposed for use at unit 3

Wolsong 1 simulator to be repurposed for use at unit 3

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has contracted L3 MAPPS to repurpose the full-scope simulator for unit 1 of its Wolsong nuclear power plant for training operators at Wolsong unit 3. Wolsong 1 is scheduled to be shut down by 2022.

Corporate 17 January 2019


Wheeler River moves towards development

Wheeler River moves towards development

Denison Mines Corp has announced its decision to advance the Wheeler River uranium project in Canada's Athabasca Basin. The Wheeler River Joint Venture has approved a CAD10.3 million (USD7.7 million) budget for 2019 to begin work towards developing an in-situ leach operation at the Phoenix deposit.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2018


Terrestrial signs up BWXT for technical support

Terrestrial signs up BWXT for technical support

Terrestrial Energy has contracted BWXT Canada Ltd for technical consultation and design assistance in the development of steam generators and heat exchangers for its Integral Molten Salt Reactor.

New Nuclear 19 December 2018


Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU

Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU

Bruce Power and Framatome have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on innovative modernisations for the Bruce A and Bruce B power plants as part of the Canadian facility's Life Extension Programme.

Corporate 03 December 2018


Saskatchewan files suit over mine remediation costs

Saskatchewan files suit over mine remediation costs

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has filed a lawsuit calling on the government of Canada to contribute equally to the cost of cleaning up the site of the former Gunnar uranium mine.

Waste & Recycling 29 November 2018


Canadian and UK scientists forge closer ties

Canadian and UK scientists forge closer ties

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the UK’s Nuclear AMRC have signed a new agreement to develop jointly clean energy and next-generation nuclear technologies.

Energy & Environment 28 November 2018


Contract for Bruce component replacement tools

Contract for Bruce component replacement tools

SNC-Lavalin and its joint venture partner Eclipse Automation Inc have been awarded a CAD33 million (USD25 million) contract to produce tools to support Bruce Power's fuel channel and feeder replacement project.

Corporate 28 November 2018


Bruce 6 refurbishment good for January 2020 start

Bruce 6 refurbishment good for January 2020 start

Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator has verified Bruce Power's final cost estimate for refurbishment of the first of six units at the Bruce nuclear power plant and confirmed that the price of power will be lower than originally estimated. The IESO's approval means the Major Component Replacement project at Bruce unit 6 can begin as planned in January 2020.

Corporate 23 November 2018


Canada, UK finalise post-Brexit nuclear cooperation

Canada, UK finalise post-Brexit nuclear cooperation

A new administrative arrangement for nuclear cooperation has been signed between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and its Office for Nuclear Regulation.

Nuclear Policies 23 November 2018


Canada SMR Roadmap signals 'call to action'

Canada SMR Roadmap signals 'call to action'

Canada is well positioned to become a global leader in the development and deployment of small modular reactor technology, Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi said yesterday at the release of a report outlining the potential applications for SMRs in the country.
 

New Nuclear 08 November 2018