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Canadian pre-licensing review starts for BWRX-300

Canadian pre-licensing review starts for BWRX-300

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has initiated a vendor design review by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for its BWRX-300 small modular reactor.

New Nuclear 22 May 2019


Darlington stator completes journey from Poland

Darlington stator completes journey from Poland

A critical component for the refurbishment of Ontario Power Generation's Darlington unit 3 has arrived at the reactor site. The stator, which will be installed in 2020, is the largest piece of equipment to arrive at Darlington since the plant's initial construction.

Corporate 13 May 2019


Cameco to increase spot market purchases

Cameco to increase spot market purchases

Cameco will ramp up its uranium purchasing strategy in 2019, and expects to take delivery of between 19 million and 21 million pounds U3O8 (7308-8078 tU) of purchased uranium this year to meet current 2019 sales commitments. About 60% of this is expected to come from the spot market.

Corporate 02 May 2019


New training facility ready for Bruce refurbishment

New training facility ready for Bruce refurbishment

The opening of a training facility signals an important step in mobilising Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement project, the Canadian company has announced. The work is due to begin at Bruce unit 6 early next year.

Corporate 29 April 2019


First reserves announced for Patterson Lake South

First reserves announced for Patterson Lake South

A prefeasibility study for Fission Uranium Corp's Patterson Lake South uranium property includes the first announcement of mineral reserves for the site in Canada's Athabasca Basin.

Uranium & Fuel 18 April 2019


Ontario meets first refurbishment target

Ontario meets first refurbishment target

The reactor core of Darlington 2 in Canada has now been rebuilt, owner and operator Ontario Power Generation has announced, celebrating the installation of all its fuel channels. It is the first in a programme of ten reactor refurbishments.

Corporate 16 April 2019


First Canadian SMR licence application submitted

First Canadian SMR licence application submitted

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has received its first licence application for a small modular reactor . The application from Global First Power, with support from Ontario Power Generation and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation, supports a proposal to deploy a Micro Modular Reactor plant at Chalk River in Ontario.
 

Regulation & Safety 02 April 2019


Canadian nuclear projects bring economic benefits

Canadian nuclear projects bring economic benefits

The 13-year Major Component Replacement project being undertaken as part of Bruce Power's life-extension programme will inject billions of dollars into Ontario's economy, a new report has found. Meanwhile, the major project to refurbish Darlington unit 2 remains on track for completion in 2020, Ontario Power Generation has announced.

Corporate 27 March 2019


Bruce Power harvests first HSA cobalt-60

Bruce Power harvests first HSA cobalt-60

Bruce Power has completed its first harvest of medical-grade cobalt-60 produced inside the Bruce 7 nuclear power reactor.

Regulation & Safety 26 March 2019


Canada's Kinectrics signs international contracts

Canada's Kinectrics signs international contracts

Canadian company Kinectrics has been awarded contracts for projects related to safety at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania and lifetime asset management at the Bruce plant in Canada.

Corporate 15 March 2019