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G7 urged to back nuclear extensions to tackle climate, security issues

G7 urged to back nuclear extensions to tackle climate, security issues

The leaders of the Group of Seven large industrialised nations should incentivise the extension of the operating life of existing nuclear reactors and support the restart of others to help achieve the goal of achieving a low-carbon and secure energy supply, the nuclear industry has said.

Nuclear Policies 24 June 2022


Canadian Candu produces cancer therapy isotope

Canadian Candu produces cancer therapy isotope

Lutetium-177 has been produced using a new isotope production system that was installed in unit 7 of the Bruce plant in Ontario, Canada, during a recent planned maintenance outage. It marks the first time the short-lived medical isotope has been produced in a commercial nuclear power reactor.

Corporate 22 June 2022


Safety reports confirm suitability of Canadian repository sites

Safety reports confirm suitability of Canadian repository sites

Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization is confident in the suitability of both potential sites under consideration to host a deep geological repository to store the nation's used nuclear fuel.
 

Waste & Recycling 16 June 2022


UEC to double resources through UEX acquisition

UEC to double resources through UEX acquisition

Texas-based Uranium Energy Corp has agreed to acquire Canadian company UEX Corporation to create a combined, diversified portfolio of uranium production and development assets.
 

Uranium & Fuel 14 June 2022


Podcast: John Gorman on hitting Canada's climate goals, green bonds and SMRs

Podcast: John Gorman on hitting Canada's climate goals, green bonds and SMRs

The Canadian Nuclear Association's President and CEO John Gorman explains why the country's nuclear sector is well set for the future.

Perspectives 01 June 2022


US and Canadian regulators complete joint review of Terrestrial’s IMSR

US and Canadian regulators complete joint review of Terrestrial’s IMSR

Terrestrial Energy said that the joint technical review of its integral molten salt reactor is an "important step forward" and it "paves the way for further cross-border collaboration".

Regulation & Safety 08 June 2022


Repository engineering demonstration success for NWMO

Repository engineering demonstration success for NWMO

After more than eight years of preparation, Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization has completed a full-scale demonstration of the engineered barriers that will safely contain and isolate the country's used nuclear fuel in a deep geological repository.

Waste & Recycling 07 June 2022


Viewpoint: The nuclear industry’s need for harmonisation

Viewpoint: The nuclear industry’s need for harmonisation

International collaboration and initiatives to harmonise the regulatory process for new nuclear are of fundamental importance to the safe and successful deployment of small modular reactors across the world, with positive steps already being taken, says Ramzi Jammal, executive vice-president and chief regulatory operations officer for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. He was speaking at World Nuclear Association's fourth CORDEL regional workshop held in Lyon.

Perspectives 27 May 2022


Canadian MoUs advance microreactor deployment

Canadian MoUs advance microreactor deployment

Westinghouse and the Saskatchewan Research Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a project to locate an eVinci microreactor in Saskatchewan, while an MoU between McMaster University, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and Global First Power will further examine the feasibility of deploying USNC's Micro Modular Reactor at the university or an affiliated site.
 

New Nuclear 19 May 2022


Idemitsu exits Cigar Lake joint venture

Idemitsu exits Cigar Lake joint venture

Cameco and Orano announced they have reached agreement with Idemitsu Canada Resources Ltd to acquire Idemitsu's 7.875% stake in the Cigar Lake Joint Venture, owner of the Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

Uranium & Fuel 11 May 2022