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Study shows robust economics for Triple R

Uranium and Fuel

04 September 2015

PLS_summer_2014_(Fission)_48The Triple R uranium deposit at Patterson Lake South in Canada could produce an estimated 100.8 million pounds U3O8 (38,770 tU) over a 14-year mine life, according to the summary results of a preliminary economic assessment released by Fission Uranium.

Canadian accident study puts risks into perspective

Regulation and Safety

26 August 2015

Darlington_(OPG)_2015-48A Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission study has concluded that there would be no detectable increase in cancer risk for most of the population from radiation released in a hypothetical severe nuclear accident.

Canadian regulator dismisses Québec uranium report

Regulation and Safety

30 July 2015

The head of the Canadian nuclear regulator has written to Québec's minister for sustainable development, environment and climate change questioning the recommendations made by a public consultation on uranium mining in the province.

Canadian organizations look to Korean opportunities

Corporate

04 September 2015

Two Canadian organizations are aiming to promote and facilitate increased exchanges between the Korean nuclear power industry and Canadian nuclear suppliers under a newly signed strategic partnership agreement.

Canada's Isowater Corp advances heavy water production

Corporate

18 August 2015

Canadian hydrogen isotopes supplier Isowater Corporation yesterday announced completion of a $3.2 million project to advance its D2X Process to produce heavy water. Pressurised heavy water reactors use it as moderator, but there are a number of non-nuclear uses for the chemical compound.

Quebec uranium commission makes recommendation

Uranium and Fuel

20 July 2015

A public consultation on uranium mining in Québec has concluded that operations should not be allowed to proceed at present, but has called on the Canadian province's government not to make a hasty decision on its future action.