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University secures Saskatchewan funding for nuclear research

University secures Saskatchewan funding for nuclear research

Three nuclear research projects at the University of Regina have been awarded funding totalling CAD580,000 (USD424,000) by Innovation Saskatchewan through the Innovation and Science Fund.

New Nuclear 17 July 2024


Canadian town declares willingness to host repository

Canadian town declares willingness to host repository

The Township of Ignace in north-western Ontario has become the first community to confirm its willingness to move forward to the next phase of the site selection process to host a deep geological repository for Canada's used nuclear fuel.

Waste & Recycling 11 July 2024


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OPG expands green financing to include new nuclear

OPG expands green financing to include new nuclear

Ontario Power Generation's new Sustainable Finance Framework replaces its 2021 Green Bond Framework and will permit funding of a broader range of clean energy technologies. It now allows net proceeds from the bond to be used for new nuclear projects as well as to provide funding for existing nuclear facilities.

Corporate 26 June 2024


New Candu design could boost Canadian GDP, report finds

New Candu design could boost Canadian GDP, report finds

Construction of a four-unit Candu Monark plant would boost Canada's GDP by more than CAD90 billion (USD66 billion) and create thousands of jobs over the project's lifetime - and each unit built overseas would have a GDP impact of CAD4.8 billion. So says a new report from the Conference Board of Canada.

New Nuclear 25 June 2024


Paladin acquires Fission, creating multi-asset uranium company

Paladin acquires Fission, creating multi-asset uranium company

Australia-headquartered Paladin Energy Limited is to acquire Canadian uranium project developer Fission Uranium Corp in a transaction the companies say will create a "globally significant uranium company" listed on Australian and Canadian stock exchanges and will help advance Fission's Patterson Lake South project towards production.

Corporate 24 June 2024


Saskatchewan to evaluate Westinghouse reactor technology

Saskatchewan to evaluate Westinghouse reactor technology

Saskatchewan Power Corporation, Westinghouse Electric Company and Cameco Corporation will evaluate the potential deployment of Westinghouse nuclear reactor technology - and a Saskatchewan-based nuclear supply chain - for Saskatchewan’s future clean power needs.

Corporate 18 June 2024


CNL announces programmes to speed fusion deployment

CNL announces programmes to speed fusion deployment

Canada’s national nuclear laboratory has unveiled its fusion roadmap report and announced plans to expand two of its flagship clean energy programmes encompass fusion technologies and accelerate fusion deployment in Canada.

New Nuclear 17 June 2024


Ontario minister marks completion of first phase of SMR preparations

Ontario minister marks completion of first phase of SMR preparations

Newly appointed Minister of Energy and Electrification Stephen Lecce visited Ontario Power Generation's Darlington New Nuclear site to mark the completion of the first phase of site preparation for the province's first small modular reactor and recent trade missions to Romania and France.

Corporate 14 June 2024


Westinghouse increases its presence in Canada

Westinghouse increases its presence in Canada

Westinghouse has opened a new global engineering hub in Kitchener, Ontario, to support its growing Candu and global new-build business. Canada is now the third largest engineering centre for the AP1000.

Corporate 12 June 2024


Cernavoda 1 refurb project framework agreement signed

Cernavoda 1 refurb project framework agreement signed

Romania's Nuclearelectrica and Canadian Nuclear Partners have signed a long-term framework agreement to provide project management services for the refurbishment of Cernavoda nuclear power plant's unit 1.

Corporate 12 June 2024