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Bruce Power Economic Boom

Officials say they have secured 9 major suppliers in the area in just over a year It was a year ago, in September 2016, that Bruce County and Bruce Power launched the Nuclear Economic Development and Innovation Initiative. It was part of the pending Bruce Power Life Extension program which is getting ready to start  Read More ❯


BWXT Canada opens office in Port Elgin

A proud supplier of innovative products and services to the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station since it went online in 1977, BWXT Canada (BWXT) has opened an office in Port Elgin, Ontario to support its customer Bruce Power. Proximity to Bruce Power will foster increased collaboration between the two companies while demonstrating BWXT’s long-term commitment to  Read More ❯


BWXT Canada Ltd. delivers Retube Waste Containers for OPG’s Darlington Refurbishment

September 29, 2017 Cambridge, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT) for the completion and delivery of Retube Waste Containers for the Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Unit 2 Refurbishment Project. The Retube Waste Containers are designed to safely store intermediate level radioactive waste components being  Read More ❯


Ideal Supply Inc. expands in Port Elgin

SAUGEEN SHORES – The southerly entrance to Port Elgin – long overdue for a spruce according to several Saugeen Shores councillors – will include the new home of Ideal Supply Inc. as it expands to take advantage of opportunities sparked by the refurbishment of nuclear reactors at the Bruce Power site in Tiverton/Inverhuron. Saugeen Shores councillors instructed  Read More ❯


Saugeen Shores poised to become a ‘nuclear energy economic hub’

SAUGEEN SHORES – Bruce County and Saugeen Shores are growing into a “regional nuclear energy cluster”, fuelled by Bruce Power’s plan $13 billion, 20-year plan to refurbish six of eight nuclear reactors at its Tiverton/Inverhuron site, slated to begin in 2020. Life of the plant will be extended with modernized equipment and systems to continue providing up  Read More ❯


Why nuclear power is the backbone of Ontario’s clean electricity system

September 27, 2017 (TVO.ORG) OPINION: Claims that electricity bills would be cheaper if we ditched nuclear power are wrongheaded John Barrett is the president and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Association, a non-profit organization that represents the nuclear energy industry in Canada. In an opinion piece published August 25, energy analyst Richard Laszlo wrote that  Read More ❯


Nuclear Refurbishment Provides Platform for Local Partnership

Barrie, Ontario, Sept. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Barrie’s Georgian College and local company Brotech were today recognized by the nuclear industry for their partnership in developing the next generation of skilled workers for the nuclear industry. Both partners received an award from the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries in recognition of their cooperation in  Read More ❯


New Office for RCM Technologies

RCM Technologies has officially opened its expanded offices in Kincardine, as Bruce Power ramps up its Life Extension Program. CEO & President of RCM Rocco Campanelli says they now have 4,000 square feet of space on the second floor of the Kincardine Municipal Administration Centre. They have been in Kincardine in a smaller office area  Read More ❯


Barrie company key to Darlington Nuclear Generating Station refurbishment

A Barrie company which is at the forefront of high tech industry in the province celebrated its accomplishments on Friday. The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries held an event at Brotech Precision CNC to recognize its success and expansion. In the last two years, Brotech has doubled its size, going from 25 to 50 employees,  Read More ❯


Oakville nuclear manufacturer makes milestone shipment

An Oakville nuclear manufacturer is celebrating a milestone, as it prepares to ship equipment which will be used in the refurbishment of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. In a presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 6, Laker Energy Products’ CEO Chris Hughes noted that when his company expanded into Oakville — with a $10 million investment in  Read More ❯


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  • “Investing in nuclear refurbishment at the Darlington and Bruce Power facilities will provide a welcome boost to Ontario’s economy and support affordable and reliable baseload energy.”

    —Ontario Chamber of Commerce

  • “Nuclear power, which generates zero greenhouse gas emissions and plays a key role in making Ontario one of the lowest GHG-emitting electricity jurisdictions in the world, should continue to be explored as a cost-effective energy option.”

    —Ontario Chamber of Commerce

  • “Through the life-extension investments at Darlington and Bruce Power, as well as operating the Pickering station until 2024, the region will continue to benefit from low-cost, clean and reliable power, while supporting economic growth and job creation over the coming decades.”

    —Council of the Great Lakes Region

  • “Between 2017 and 2064, clean nuclear, when compared to alternatives, will avoid between $12 billion and $63 billion in carbon costs that ratepayers would have to fund if this output was replaced by fossil fuels.”

    —Council of the Great Lakes Region

  • “The Bruce Power and OPG life-extension programs are important to ensure a cost-competitive supply of electricity and represent billions of dollars of supply chain opportunities for Ontario manufacturers.”

    —Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters


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