10

Jan

2023

Pressure Tubes and Dispositioning Emergent Issues

This week the Globe and Mail published an article suggesting that CANDU pressure tubes “are deteriorating faster than expected” and that “Critics warn regulators are ‘breaking their own rules’”.  You […]

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30

Nov

2022

Shining a light on the isotope “crisis”

The isotope crisis has once again reared its ugly head.  https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2022/11/09/sudden-shortage-of-vital-isotope-hitting-canadian-hospitals.html This time it will be short-lived and likely there will likely be no real consequence, but as can be […]

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11

Oct

2022

Who cares if SMRs make more or less, or different used fuel than large reactors, none of its a problem anyway.

Sometime ago CNS members may have seen articles about the publication of the report on wastes from Small Modular Reactors. Nuclear waste from small modular reactors | PNAS.   As we […]

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30

Aug

2022

Hardened Facilities?

What can we say about Used Fuel storage in Canada in the light of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance’s claims that facilities should be hardened? Recently an anti-nuclear lobbying group […]

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30

Aug

2022

Core Business Blog Launch

Welcome to the Core Business Blog, the Canadian Nuclear Society’s new approach to letting you know about the issues facing the Canadian nuclear industry. Nuclear power’s potential role in achieving […]

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