New nuclear plant could rise at site of former one in NJ
Nuclear reactor could be built at the site of the former Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in the Forked River section of Lacey Township
Small nuclear reactor plan laying out key actions coming in a few weeks
Proponents consider them ideal as part of the regular electricity grid and remote locations, but critics point to radioactive waste.
X-energy working with OPG to advance clean energy tech in Canada
SMR design integrates into large, regional electricity systems as source of low-carbon power.
Production of medical isotope at Darlington progresses
Nuclear station to become first large-scale nuclear station to produce molybdenum-99.
Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology
New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and Ontario signed a memorandum of understanding in December regarding development of small modular reactors
General Fusion adds large global investors for fusion demo plant
The technology generates carbon-free electricity by using heat from nuclear fusion reactions.
Nuclear power gets a lift from Handling Specialty
Custom platforms made for maintenance duties at nuclear power site.
Conflicting emotions as France shutters oldest nuclear plant
Germany has long called for the plant to be shut down
No adverse impacts from tritium spill at nuclear reactor: Bruce Power
Heavy water spill on the floor of the idled Unit 6 at Bruce B occurred during replacement of the reactor’s major components.
SNC-Lavalin subsidiary delivering high integrity containers to Fukushima
They store secondary radioactive waste from the processing of radioactive liquid effluents.
NB alliance formed to promote development of small nuclear reactors
Part of the province’s effort to meet 2050 carbon emission reduction targets.
SNC-Lavalin awarded two vendor of record contracts by OPG
Five-year deals cover machine shop services to support OPG’s facilities and safety analysis projects at nuclear facilities.
SNC-Lavalin awarded $22M in contracts by Korean Hydro & Nuclear
Will perform inspections, assessments and software updates at three nuclear units.
CDI to decommission Massachusetts’ nuclear power station
SNC-Lavalin, Holtec joint venture will place used nuclear fuel in structurally impregnable dry storage systems.
Nuclear alert investigation won’t be long and drawn out: Jones
Initial observations suggest human error was responsible for the alert.
Erroneous nuclear alert issued during training exercise: Ont. government
Investigation will examine the sequence of events that led to the alert being sent out and contingency measures that should be in place.
Ontario can phase out nuclear and avoid increased carbon emissions
As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they’ll become a more important way to generate clean electricity.
Ford, Moe and Higgs plan development of small nuclear reactors
Premiers who who oppose the federal carbon tax look to fight climate change with the technology.
SNC-Lavalin JV wins $1B contract to decommission US nuclear site
Work will begin after Indian Point is shut down, defuelled and sold in the third quarter of 2021.
Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis: report
Concern Saudi Arabia could develop nuclear weapons if the US technology were transferred without proper safeguards.
Norad chief urges speedy defensive upgrades amid spectre of new Cold War
Threats include new, difficult to detect nuclear-armed cruise missiles and extreme-speed hypersonic missiles.
IAEA urges Japan to take ample time in Fukushima cleanup
The cores of the three reactors melted after a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Doug Ford’s energy shake up could cost Ontario
Moves send a clear signal Ontario may not be a stable location for major energy investments.
SNC Lavalin, Holtec form joint venture to decommission nuclear plants
Rapid growth market has a forecast value topping US$14 billion over the next 10 years.
Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical imaging
First large-scale commercial station in the world to produce molybdenum-99.
Europe isn’t US ‘vassal,’ should trade with Iran: France
Governments scramble to save billions of dollars in trade after US re-imposes sanctions.
Sanctions on Iran could cost US, European companies billions
Aircraft makers, oil companies and auto manufacturers will be hurt the most.
$914M in contracts for Bruce Power component replacement project
MCR program will extend the Tiverton power generating plant to 2064.
Canada mishandling nuclear waste plans, environmentalists, Indigenous leaders warn
Both are calling on the Atomic Energy Agency to investigate waste management practices.
Putin and Erdogan to launch Turkey’s 1st nuclear reactor
Turkey and Russia have put aside traditional rivalries and differences on regional issues to forge closer ties.
Toshiba CEO promises turnaround in 5 years, beefed up ethics
Company will withdraw from all overseas nuclear operations as energy business moves toward renewables.
Bruce Power fined $110K for worker injury at Lake Huron nuclear plant
Failed as an employer to acquaint the worker with the hazards related to trapped hydrogen.