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BWXT subsidiary to buy GE Hitachi Canada

Corporate

19 August 2016

BWX Technologies Canada is to acquire GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada in a move that will enable it to offer a wider range of technical solutions and services for Candu reactors.

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

Corporate

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.

Areva disappointed with Kiggavik decision

Uranium and Fuel

04 August 2016

Kiggavik_exploration_camp_2015_(Areva)-48Areva Resources Canada said it is "very disappointed" with a decision by Canadian ministers not to approve the proposed Kiggavik uranium project. The project has been placed in in care and maintenance while the company considers its next steps.

US, Canadian supply chain organizations team up

Corporate

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.