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Darlington ready to produce medical radioisotope

Darlington ready to produce medical radioisotope

Ontario Power Generation's nuclear power plant is set to produce molybdenum-99 after Laurentis Energy Partners and BWXT Medical Ltd completed the installation and initial commissioning of an innovative isotope system.

Regulation & Safety 02 February 2023


MoU sees X-energy, Alberta grow their SMR relationship

MoU sees X-energy, Alberta grow their SMR relationship

X-Energy Canada and Invest Alberta Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop economic opportunities supporting the potential deployment of the Xe-100 small modular reactor within the province.

Corporate 31 January 2023


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Alliance signs Canadian SMR contract

Alliance signs Canadian SMR contract

The first commercial contract for a grid-scale small modular reactor in North America sees Ontario Power Generation (OPG), GE Hitachi, SNC-Lavalin and Aecon team up in an innovative integrated project delivery model to develop, engineer and construct a BWRX-300 at OPG's Darlington New Nuclear Project.

New Nuclear 30 January 2023


MoU strengthens Canadian nuclear research

MoU strengthens Canadian nuclear research

The memorandum of understanding between Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the TRIUMF particle accelerator centre aims to foster closer ties between the two nuclear research organisations and leverage their complementary activities as they explore and pursue collaboration opportunities in nuclear and materials science and technology.

Corporate 26 January 2023


WR-1 decommissioning draft EIS complete, says regulator

WR-1 decommissioning draft EIS complete, says regulator

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' draft environmental impact statement for the proposed in-situ decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor 1 has now passed the regulator's completeness check and entered the final technical review stage.

Waste & Recycling 20 January 2023


Candu fuel plant relicensed to 2043

Candu fuel plant relicensed to 2043

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's authorisation of the 20-year renewal of Cameco Fuel Manufacturing's  operating licence for the facility at Port Hope in Ontario also includes an increase to the plant's annual production limit.

Uranium & Fuel 19 January 2023


Canadian and UK regulators agree terms for cooperation

Canadian and UK regulators agree terms for cooperation

Terms of Reference have been signed and published between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation for a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two organisations. They plan to share best practice and experience around reviewing Advanced Modular Reactor and Small Modular Reactor technologies.

Regulation & Safety 19 January 2023


Growing number of Canadians favour nuclear expansion, says poll

Growing number of Canadians favour nuclear expansion, says poll

Support for nuclear power in Canada is growing, with nearly twice as many Canadians now supporting the expansion of nuclear power in the country as opposing it, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute has found.

Energy & Environment 17 January 2023


Viewpoint: It's time to let the world know we can safely manage nuclear waste

Viewpoint: It's time to let the world know we can safely manage nuclear waste

While many agree the benefits of using nuclear energy to fight climate change and build energy security are clear, there is still a major hurdle to overcome before it is widely accepted as a safe and clean part of the energy mix: the perception that the nuclear industry has a waste "problem", writes Laurie Swami, president and CEO of Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization.

Perspectives 19 January 2023


Canadian refurbishment projects hit milestones

Canadian refurbishment projects hit milestones

Bruce Power and its partners have completed the bulk of the construction phase of the major component replacement outage at Bruce unit 6 and are transitioning to activities to bring the unit back online in the fourth quarter of 2023. Meanwhile, Ontario Power Generation is preparing to start work on its third reactor refurbishment and is on track to complete all four by 2026.

Corporate 30 December 2022