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Japanese-Canadian JV for fusion technology development

Japanese-Canadian JV for fusion technology development

Private Japanese fusion technology company Kyoto Fusioneering and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have formed a joint venture - named Fusion Fuel Cycles Inc - aimed at developing and deploying deuterium-tritium fusion fuel cycle technologies.

Corporate 23 May 2024


Canadian firms team up for heavy water production

Canadian firms team up for heavy water production

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and AtkinsRéalis have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore opportunities to collaborate on the production of heavy water for use in new Candu reactors in Canada.

Corporate 14 May 2024


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Would-be producers making the most of the uranium market

Would-be producers making the most of the uranium market

NexGen Energy Ltd has said its newly announced strategic purchase of 2.7 million pounds U3O8 (1039 tU), together with a recent share placement, "will significantly assist the company in funding the anticipated capital needs to develop the Rook I Project" in Canada. Denison Mines Corp intends to use its physical uranium investment to support future project financing efforts for Phoenix - and has just sold 100,000 pounds U3O8 from its physical uranium holdings at more than three times the price it paid for it.

Corporate 10 May 2024


Alberta, Saskatchewan to cooperate on nuclear energy

Alberta, Saskatchewan to cooperate on nuclear energy

The governments of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan have signed a memorandum of understanding to advance the development of nuclear power generation in support of both provinces' need for affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity grids by 2050.

Nuclear Policies 03 May 2024


Partnership for ARC-100 commercialisation

Partnership for ARC-100 commercialisation

A trilateral collaboration agreement has been signed to further cooperation between Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, ARC Clean Technology and New Brunswick Power with the goal of establishing teaming agreements for global small modular reactor fleet deployment. It follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding last November.

New Nuclear 02 May 2024


South Bruce signs hosting agreement with NWMO

South Bruce signs hosting agreement with NWMO

The agreement between the municipality of South Bruce and Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization  was signed following a vote by the municipality's council on 1 May. The area is one of two potential host sites for a deep geologic repository selected in a process launched by the organisation in 2010.

Waste & Recycling 02 May 2024


Cameco says outlook for 2024 'remains solid'

Cameco says outlook for 2024 'remains solid'

CEO Tim Gitzel said the Canadian nuclear fuel company's results for the first quarter of 2024 - with losses of CAD7 million (USD5 million) - were driven by normal quarterly variations, coupled with costs related to its acquisition last year of Westinghouse.

Corporate 02 May 2024


Ten-yearly overhaul begins at Bruce B vacuum building

Ten-yearly overhaul begins at Bruce B vacuum building

Work has started on a three-week, CAD190 million (USD138 million) overhaul of a crucial part of the safety systems at Bruce B in Canada. Inspections and maintenance to the vacuum building must be carried out once every decade, but can only take place when all four of the plant's operating units are offline.

Corporate 26 April 2024


BWXT announces expansion of Ontario manufacturing plant

BWXT announces expansion of Ontario manufacturing plant

BWXT Technologies is investing a total of CAD80 million in its Cambridge manufacturing plant to support small modular reactors, traditional large-scale nuclear and advanced reactors, in Canada and around the world. The plant is the largest commercial nuclear equipment manufacturing facility in North America.

Corporate 22 April 2024


Canadian budget aims to streamline nuclear licensing process

Canadian budget aims to streamline nuclear licensing process

The Canadian government has announced measures in its latest budget "to help get nuclear projects built in a timely, predictable, and responsible fashion".

Nuclear Policies 17 April 2024