BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada in Peterborough lands $34M contract with Bruce Power

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada in Peterborough has landed a contract to supply seven primary heat transport motors for Bruce Power. The companies made the announcement on Wednesday morning. The five-year contract is worth $34 million. The motors will extend the life of six of Bruce Power’s reactors. They will be made at the facility on  Read More ❯

Why the Darlington nuclear refurbishment is a boon for Ontario businesses

Nuclear power plays a crucial role in the daily lives of all Canadians by providing clean, reliable and aff ordable energy to millions of homes across the country. As awareness around the impacts of carbon emissions increases, governments around the world are desperately seeking ways to power their countries in sustainable and cost-effi cient ways.  Read More ❯

Triumph Gear Systems Supplying Key Components for OPG’s Darlington Refurbishment Project – Vibrant Nuclear Supply Chain Creating High Skill Jobs in Ontario

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate Triumph Gear Systems -Toronto (TGST) for the completion and delivery of the first set of end fittings and shield plugs for the Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Unit 2 Refurbishment Project. These key CANDU reactor fuel channel components were manufactured by TGST under exacting quality  Read More ❯


​From its humble beginnings in the Conzelmann family home’s garage to its current facilities spanning across 57,000 square feet, Schomberg-based B.C. Instruments has come a long way indeed. The precision machining shop began in 1971, making parts for the aerospace industry. Soon after, the company began producing parts for CANDU reactors. The company now has  Read More ❯

Here’s what people are saying about Ontario’s Nuclear Advantage

  • “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

The nuclear industry in Ontario contributes over $5 billion annually to the national economy and supports 50,000 Ontario jobs

Ontarians at Work

Ontario’s nuclear facilities create jobs and economic growth in communities across the province. Meet some of the people working in our industry

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