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Canadian government upholds Kiggavik recommendation

Uranium and Fuel

27 July 2016

The Canadian government has agreed with a 2015 recommendation by the Nunavut Impact Review Board that the Kiggavik uranium project should not proceed at this time, but said proponent Areva Resources Canada may resubmit the project for consideration in the future.

Contract awarded for first Bruce steam generators


12 July 2016

Bruce B aerial - 48BWX Technologies subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd is to manufacture and deliver eight steam generators for Bruce B unit 6 under a CDN 130 million ($100 million) contract with Bruce Power.

OPG stresses low-carbon role of nuclear before Canadian senate


06 June 2016

Pickering_(OPG)_48Nuclear capacity is playing a significant part in the ongoing decarbonisation of the economy, Ontario Power Generation's CEO Jeff Lyash told a Canadian senate committee meeting last week.

US, Canadian supply chain organizations team up


19 July 2016

OCI-USNIC MOU - 48US and Canadian nuclear supply chain organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. The US Nuclear Infrastructure Council and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries will investigate projects in which their members can collaborate.

North American leaders commit to 50% clean power goal

Energy and Environment

30 June 2016

Nieto-Trudeau-Obama-(Govt-of-Canada)-48The leaders of Canada, Mexico and the USA pledged yesterday to generate 50% of their energy using clean power sources by 2025, using sources including nuclear, renewable and carbon capture and storage technologies.

Regulatory approval for McClean Lake mill expansion

Uranium and Fuel

01 June 2016

McClean Lake - 48The McClean Lake uranium mill in northern Saskatchewan has obtained authorization from the Canadian nuclear regulator almost to double its annual production.