the R&D required to support the current CANDU
nuclear power stations and the development of future CANDU
designs, and (ii).
Established in 1952, AECL is the designer and builder of CANDU
technology including the CANDU
6, one of the world's top-performing reactors.
The two CANDU
plants are operated by the New Brunswick Electric Power Commission at Point Lepreau, NB and Hydro Quebec at Becancour, PQ respectively.
This acquisition roughly doubles BWXT's footprint in Canada and signals a long-term strategic commitment to the CANDU
nuclear power segment and the attendant growth opportunities related to plant life extensions.
BWXT NEC, a supplier of fuel, fuel-handling systems, tooling delivery systems and replacement components for CANDU
reactors, will now operate as a subsidiary of BWXT Canada and will maintain its current locations and management team, including president Mark Ward, who will lead the subsidiary.
At present, cobalt-60 is produced in nuclear reactors, and Candu
power reactors are the most commonly used reactors where cobalt-60 is manufactured.
Given the opportunity Canada could consider setting up nuclear reactors in India and upgrading Indian reactors run on CANDU
(Canada Deuterium Uranium) technology," Patel said.
One interesting solution, being put forward by Canadian firm Candu
, would be to turn the stockpile into MOX pellets at a dedicated fabrication facility at Sellafield in Cumbria, and use that material in four thermal reactors, producing 3GWe of power for sale in the electricity market.
There held informal meetings with Andrian Candu
, the Speaker of the Parliament of Moldova, and vice-chairman of the Democratic Party of Moldova Vlad Plahotniuc.
Uranium ore and Candu
reactors are implicated in the nuclear weapons of the US, India, and Pakistan.
NASDAQ: EFUT) said that CandU
Group has selected its omni-channel solution and grocery solution portfolio to support the dynamic growth of its CandU
supermarkets and Shizu convenience stores.
Although reactor research has stalled somewhat, there are more modern designs that are inherently safer with respect to operation, by-products and proliferation (for example, CANDU
or Canada-deuterium-uranium and thorium-cycle reactors).