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IMSR starts second stage of Canadian design review

IMSR starts second stage of Canadian design review

Terrestrial Energy's Integral Molten Salt Reactor has entered the second phase of a vendor design review by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. The design was the first advanced reactor to complete the first phase of the CNSC's regulatory pre-licensing review.

New Nuclear 17 October 2018


CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability, bringing together its broad research capabilities to support the sustainable, long-term operations of the world's nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 04 October 2018


Canadian organisations to produce medical isotope

Canadian organisations to produce medical isotope

Canadian particle accelerator centre TRIUMF and nuclear science and technology organisation Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have agreed to pursue a strategic partnership around the commercial production of medical radioisotope actinium-225 - nicknamed "the rarest drug on Earth".

Regulation & Safety 28 September 2018


Challenging the nuclear finance status quo

Challenging the nuclear finance status quo

Financial challenges facing nuclear energy need to be tackled by disrupting the status quo to help drive down costs, delegates heard at the recent World Nuclear Association 2018 Symposium in London.

Corporate 17 September 2018


Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc and Bruce Power have held a ceremony to mark the opening of the Major Component Replacement Integration Facility at ATS' headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario.

Corporate 13 September 2018


Denison to increase Wheeler River ownership

Denison to increase Wheeler River ownership

Denison Mines Corp is to increase its share of the Wheeler River uranium project in Canada's Athabasca Basin to 90% after agreeing an acquisition of Cameco Corp's minority interest.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2018


Tumour treatment isotope to be made at Bruce-8

Tumour treatment isotope to be made at Bruce-8

Bruce Power is set to place medical-grade cobalt into unit 8 of its nuclear power plant in Ontario, meaning all four Bruce B units will now produce high specific activity cobalt, which is used to treat brain tumours worldwide.

Regulation & Safety 05 September 2018


New Brunswick to test emergency plans

New Brunswick to test emergency plans

NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organisation are to carry out Synergy Challenge 2018, a full-scale exercise to test the province's readiness to respond to a simulated nuclear emergency at the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant.
 

Regulation & Safety 30 August 2018


Pickering relicensed to 2028

Pickering relicensed to 2028

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission yesterday announced its decision to grant a new ten-year operating licence for Ontario Power Generation's Pickering plant.

Regulation & Safety 09 August 2018


Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Canada's SNC-Lavalin is to supply its 37M Natural Uranium Equivalent fuel - a mixture of depleted and recycled uranium - to units 1 and 2 of the Qinshan Phase III nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province.

Uranium & Fuel 08 August 2018