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L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

New Nuclear

20 July 2018

L3 MAPPS-Terrestrial Energy - July 2018 - 48Canada's L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). Terrestrial aims to commercialise the modular reactor design - which can produce 400 MWt (190 MWe) of energy - in the 2020s.

Bruce Power, Rolls-Royce deepen digital collaboration

Corporate

11 July 2018

Bruce B aerial - 48British engineering group Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canada's Bruce Power to deepen their cooperation in digital technology. The agreement expands the two companies' T-104 programme, under which Rolls-Royce's T-104 technology has been implemented to optimise the operational lifetime of Bruce Power's nuclear power plants as part of Bruce's Life-Extension Programme.

ATS to provide automated solutions for Bruce detube

Corporate

05 July 2018

ATS_groundbreaking_Oct2017_(Bruce)-48Cambridge, Ontario-based company ATS Automation Systems has received a CAD60 million (USD46 million) order booking to design and deliver innovative automated reactor component removal tools for Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement programme. The order is to be delivered over the next 18 months.

Moltex partners in New Brunswick SMR project

New Nuclear

16 July 2018

Stable salt reactor - 48UK-based Moltex Energy will build a demonstration SSR-W (Stable Salt Reactor - Wasteburner) at the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant site in Canada under an agreement signed with the New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation and NB Power. Moltex becomes the second partner in a nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development of small modular reactor technology in the Canadian province.

First partner announced for New Brunswick SMR project

New Nuclear

10 July 2018

NB_SMR_partnership_July18_(NB)-48The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation yesterday announced Advanced Reactor Concepts as its first partner in a nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development of small modular reactor technology in the Canadian province.

Bruce Power and ITM to supply cancer therapy isotope

Regulation and Safety

29 June 2018

Bruce-ITM_Lu-177_MOU_June18_(Bruce)-48Bruce Power and ITG, a subsidiary of radiopharmaceutical technology company ITM Isotopen Technologien München, have launched a joint effort to explore the production of the medical radioisotope lutetium-177 at Bruce Power's Candu reactors.