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BWXT announces expansion of Ontario manufacturing plant

BWXT announces expansion of Ontario manufacturing plant

BWXT Technologies is investing a total of CAD80 million in its Cambridge manufacturing plant to support small modular reactors, traditional large-scale nuclear and advanced reactors, in Canada and around the world. The plant is the largest commercial nuclear equipment manufacturing facility in North America.
 

Corporate 21 April 2024


Canadian budget aims to streamline nuclear licensing process

Canadian budget aims to streamline nuclear licensing process

The Canadian government has announced measures in its latest budget "to help get nuclear projects built in a timely, predictable, and responsible fashion".

Nuclear Policies 17 April 2024


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X-energy, TransAlta to assess use of Xe-100 in Alberta

X-energy, TransAlta to assess use of Xe-100 in Alberta

X-Energy Reactor Company and Canadian power producer TransAlta Corporation are to study the feasibility of deploying an X-energy Xe-100 advanced small modular nuclear reactor at a repurposed fossil fuel power plant in the province of Alberta.

New Nuclear 03 April 2024


CNL aims for carbon-neutrality of Chalk River site

CNL aims for carbon-neutrality of Chalk River site

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories has announced a target of achieving carbon-neutral operations at the Chalk River Laboratories site in Ontario by 2040. It said connecting to the small modular reactor proposed for the site could contribute to meeting this target.

Energy & Environment 27 March 2024


Canadian township signs potential repository hosting agreement

Canadian township signs potential repository hosting agreement

The agreement between the Township of Ignace and Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization outlines the community's role and potential benefits, and is the next step in the ongoing process to select a site for a repository for the nation's used nuclear fuel.

Waste & Recycling 21 March 2024


Canadian partnership for microreactor deployment

Canadian partnership for microreactor deployment

Prodigy Clean Energy and Des Nëdhé Group - an Indigenous Economic Development Corporation - have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop opportunities to power remote mines and communities in Canada using Prodigy microreactor Transportable Nuclear Power Plants.

New Nuclear 20 March 2024


In Quotes: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

In Quotes: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

In an interview for the World Nuclear News podcast NexGen Energy CEO and President Leigh Curyer set out the path ahead for what he calls their world-leading project in Canada, and gave his overview of the uranium sector's prospects.

Perspectives 18 March 2024


Transatlantic collaboration on SMR regulation expanded

Transatlantic collaboration on SMR regulation expanded

A trilateral memorandum of cooperation has been signed between the British, Canadian and US nuclear regulators to collaborate on technical reviews of advanced reactor and small modular reactor technologies.

Regulation & Safety 14 March 2024


Darlington New Nuclear Project reaches early milestone

Darlington New Nuclear Project reaches early milestone

Early-phase site preparation works at Ontario Power Generation's project have been completed on time and on budget, clearing the way for the main site preparation work to begin.

New Nuclear 12 March 2024


NWMO reports reinforce confidence in potential repository sites

NWMO reports reinforce confidence in potential repository sites

The organisation responsible for the safe, long-term management of Canada's intermediate and high-level radioactive waste said the latest annual reports reinforce its confidence that a deep geologic repository for used nuclear fuel can be constructed at either of the two sites that remain under consideration.

Waste & Recycling 12 March 2024