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Candu Energy Inc. Supports OCI Visit to Argentina

Mississauga, ON -– 2012 December 12 – Members of OCI recently returned to Canada after a successful visit to Argentina to strengthen ties with the local Argentine nuclear industry. OCI is the industry association representing 175 companies that supply products and services to CANDU plants in Canada and around the world. Read more...

New Acting President and GM at Candu Energy Inc.

Mississauga, ON – 2012 December 10 – Candu Energy Inc. announces that Kevin Wallace, formerly President and General Manager, has left the company. Phil Guselle, who has 35 years of experience including 10 in the nuclear industry, will be assuming the role of Acting President and General Manager  Read more...

NOUVEAU PRÉSIDENT ET DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL PAR INTÉRIM CHEZ CANDU ÉNERGIE INC.

Mississauga, ON – le 10 décembre 2012 – Candu Énergie inc. annonce le départ de Kevin Wallace, auparavant président et directeur général. Phil Guselle, qui exerce comme ingénieur depuis 35 ans et compte 10 ans d’expérience dans le secteur du nucléaire, assumera les fonctions de président et directeur général par intérim.  Lire la suite...

Candu Energy Meets with Suppliers to Further Develop Ontario New Nuclear Proposal

Mississauga, ON – 2012 December 04 – On Friday, November 30, Candu Energy Inc. met with close to 100 of its key Ontario-based suppliers with the goal of further developing a cost-effective nuclear solution for Ontario. Read more...

Candu Applauds Successful Negotiations to Implement Canada-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

Mississauga, 2012 November 06 – Candu Energy Inc. is pleased with today’s announcement by the Government of Canada that negotiations  necessary to implement the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement  between Canada and India have been successfully concluded. Read more...

Candu Energy statement on decision to close Gentilly-2 nuclear facility in Quebec

Mississauga, 2012 October 04 – Kevin Wallace, President and General Manager of Candu Energy Inc., made the following statement in response to the announced closure of Quebec’s Gentilly-2 nuclear facility at the end of 2012: Read more...

Candu Energy Inc. Moves Forward

Mississauga, 2012 September 11 – Candu Energy Inc. is pleased to announce it has reached collective agreements with all its workers represented by the Society of Professional Engineers & Associates (SPEA).  SPEA-represented employees returned to work during the last week of August. Read more...

Candu Signs Expanded Agreement with China to Further Develop Recycled Uranium and Thorium Fuelled CANDU Reactors

Mississauga, 2012 August 02 – Candu Energy Inc. has signed an expanded agreement with China National Nuclear Corporation’s subsidiary companies,  Third Qinshan Nuclear Power Company (TQNPC), China North Nuclear Fuel Corporation (CNNFC) and Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) to continue  co-operation in the development of  recycled uranium and thorium as alternative fuels for new CANDU® reactors. Read more...

Candu Energy and Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Sign Agreement to Provide PAR Technology to Nuclear Industry

Mississauga, ON – July 17, 2012 – Candu Energy Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company’s Enertech business unit to jointly provide Passive Autocatalytic Recombiner (PAR) technology to the nuclear industry in the U.S. and select international markets. Read more...

Candu Statement on SPEA Strike Action

Mississauga, 2012 July 09 – Candu designs, services and builds nuclear power plants, but we are not the operators, so the strike action by SPEA has no impact on the day-to-day operations of any nuclear power plant in Canada or abroad. Candu is continuing to implement extensive contingency plans in order to deliver on our customer priorities; we have been in close contact with our customers since before the strike began May 26.  Read more...

Candu works with UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority to study deployment of EC6 reactors

Mississauga, 2012 June 27 – Candu Energy Inc. (Candu) is pleased to announce it has engaged with the United Kingdom’s (UK) Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) to assist in providing  alternative full lifecycle approaches for managing that country’s fissile material stocks. The UK’s preferred method is to re-use the material as mixed oxide (MOX) fuel.  Read more...

Candu celebrates 50 years of nuclear power generation in Canada and looks to the future

Mississauga, 2012 June 04 – Candu Energy Inc.  joins Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) and the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) today to celebrate the 50th anniversary of nuclear power generation in Canada. Read more...

Candu Energy Inc. marks milestone with first bargaining ratification

Mississauga, 2012 June 04 – Candu Energy Inc. (Candu) is pleased to announce that its employees represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) have voted to ratify a new collective agreement.  This represents a key milestone for Candu, a private-sector company which was formed with the acquisition of the commercial reactor division of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited from the Government of Canada in October 2011.  Read more...

Candu’s Enhanced CANDU 6 (EC6) achieves important milestone of Canadian Regulator’s Pre-Project Design Review

 Mississauga, 2012 May 04 – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has completed Phase 2 of a Pre-Project Design Review of Candu Energy Inc.’s Enhanced CANDU 6® (EC6®) reactor. The CNSC has concluded that there are no fundamental barriers to licensing the EC6 design in Canada.   Read more...