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Mine remediation project moves to next phase

Waste and Recycling

01 December 2015

Gunnar mine site in 2011 - 48The second phase of a large-scale project to remediate the former Gunnar uranium mine in Saskatchewan can go ahead after Canadian nuclear regulators decided to allow the Saskatchewan Research Council to proceed with tailings remediation.

Canadian companies join up for medical isotope development

Regulation and Safety

29 October 2015

Bruce Power and Nordion are to work together to secure the long-term supply of high specific activity cobalt-60 under a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies.

Nuclear regulators sign up for collaboration

Regulation and Safety

17 September 2015

CSNC-ENSI MOU - 48Several international cooperation agreements related to nuclear safety and regulation have been signed this week on the sidelines of the International Atomic Energy Agency's General Conference in Vienna.

Canadian repository site search moves to second phase

Waste and Recycling

03 November 2015

Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization has completed the first phase of a preliminary assessment for the Municipality of Central Huron. The Ontario municipality has been added to the list of communities interested in hosting a deep geological repository for the nation's used nuclear fuel that have been selected for further study.

Cigar Lake celebrates operations

Uranium and Fuel

24 September 2015

Cigar_Lake_ceremony_230915_(Cameco)_48Cameco and Areva have officially marked the start of production at the Cigar Lake uranium mine and McClean Lake mill in northern Saskatchewan. The mine has been in commercial operation since May.

Study shows robust economics for Triple R

Uranium and Fuel

04 September 2015

PLS_summer_2014_(Fission)_48The Triple R uranium deposit at Patterson Lake South in Canada could produce an estimated 100.8 million pounds U3O8 (38,770 tU) over a 14-year mine life, according to the summary results of a preliminary economic assessment released by Fission Uranium.