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2014-01-24 20:20:55

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacques Lavoie is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional as a result of his role as Senior General Counsel with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. In 2004, Jacques was appointed by Justice Canada as General Counsel to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's (CNSC) Legal Services Division. Following an assignment with Public Safety Canada, he rejoined the CNSC team in 2008, as Senior General Counsel, and was...

2013-07-29 23:02:57

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that its AP1000® pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 2 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that its AP1000® pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 2 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review. The objective of a Pre-Project Design review is to verify, at a high...

2012-02-03 13:01:00

OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (DGR) today announced the start of the maximum six-month public comment period on the adequacy of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and documents in support of the application for a Licence to Prepare Site and Construct, submitted by Ontario Power Generation. The Panel also announced that it has scheduled an initial Panel...

2010-07-08 14:47:54

Long-term solution still needed to remedy isotope shortage plaguing hospitals and patients SNM is optimistic that the anticipated recommencement of the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL)-run National Research Universal (NRU) reactor in Chalk River, Canada, will provide short-term relief to the isotope shortage that has been plaguing patients and the nuclear medicine community for more than one year. However, SNM cautions that the restart of this reactor will not solve the ongoing...

2009-07-30 09:00:00

MAPLE Reactors Could Solve the Isotope Crisis within 24 months OTTAWA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has submitted a Proposal to the Government of Canada's Expert Review Panel on Medical Isotope and Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) Generator Production. MDS Nordion believes that the best answer to the shortage of medical radioisotopes is the completion and bringing into service of the MAPLE project. The MDS Nordion...