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Impact of Mount Polley breach

Regulation and Safety

19 August 2014

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has issued a 'request for action' to licensees of uranium mines and mils with tailings facilities in response to tailings dam breach earlier this month at the Mount Polley open pit copper and gold mine in British Columbia.

Cameco shifts Cigar Lake output target to early 2015

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

17 July 2014

A temporary halt to jet boring at Cameco's Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan has forced the company to revise its ore production target date.

Strateco shuts Matoush property to cut costs

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 June 2014

Strateco Resources' ambition to become the first 'junior' in Canada to start underground exploration for uranium is a luxury it can no longer afford - for now at least.

Licence amendment for Darlington

Regulation and Safety

30 July 2014

Darlington aerial 48The Canadian nuclear regulator has approved a one-year extension to the operating licence of the Darlington nuclear power plant. This will allow extra time for preparation of information by Ontario Power Generation in support of its application for a licence extension to 2028.

Canadian regulator claims federal judge erred in Ontario ruling

Regulation and Safety

25 June 2014

Darlington 72x48The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission says the judge who cancelled the site-preparation licence it issued for new reactors at Darlington "made errors that need to be clarified" in the federal court of appeal.

Triumf orders new cyclotron

Regulation and Safety

09 June 2014

Triumf_funding_(Govt_of _Canada)_48Triumf, Canada's national laboratory for particle physics, has placed an order for a TR24 cyclotron to further its work on alternative sources of supply of medical isotopes following the announcement of federal funding.