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Westinghouse, OPG team up


17 April 2014

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Westinghouse have agreed to explore opportunities to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects.

Fuel cycle roundup #22

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

20 March 2014

• Karoo expands resources
• Denison to acquire partner
• Black Range out of Utah mill deal
• Rio Tinto out of Vulcan

Cigar Lake enters operation

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

13 March 2014

Cigar Lake headframes in snow 48Production has begun at the Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Start-up of the underground mine was delayed several years due to flooding.

Sterigenics to buy Nordion


31 March 2014

US sterilization specialist Sterigenics is to buy Canadian radioisotope supplier Nordion for some $727 million.

Hex cylinders in port drop

Regulation and Safety

18 March 2014

UF6 cylinders on truck Halifax (Truckfax - Mac Kackay) 64x48Port authorities are investigating how four cylinders containing enriched uranium hexafluoride were dropped during unloading operations at Halifax in Canada's Nova Scotia.

AECL management contract bidding starts


10 March 2014

Chalk River Lab site 48The Canadian government is seeking bids to manage and operate Atomic Energy of Canada Limited's (AECL's) nuclear laboratories.