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Framatome acquires nuclear power systems division of RCM Technologies Canada Corp.

August 3, 2021 — Framatome today announced its acquisition of the nuclear power systems division of RCM Technologies Canada Corp. This acquisition expands Framatome’s CANDU design expertise and its presence…


Darlington's First Refurbishment: A Model for Nuclear Construction

The successful refurbishment of Unit 2 at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station marked a pivotal milestone for Ontario Power Generation’s 10-year, C$12.8 billion overhaul of the plant’s four CANDU units.…


Nuclear Option for COVID-19: Medical Isotope Production

Operators of the world’s nuclear reactors are doing more than keeping the lights during the coronavirus pandemic. Along with taking steps to protect their workforce, and having plans in place…


Indian-Designed Nuclear Reactor Breaks Record for Continuous Operation

India’s 220-MW Kaiga 1 nuclear power plant, an indigenously designed pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR), on Dec. 31 became a world record holder for running 962 unbroken days. The previous…


DGR Is Preferred Nuclear Waste Solution for Canada, Scary for U.S.

A Canadian joint review panel issued an environmental assessment report on May 6 for a deep geologic repository (DGR) for long-term management of low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste (L&ILW), concluding…