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McMaster and Westinghouse discuss collaborations in SMR research and development

Eight people stand next to the McMaster nuclear reactor pool.

Last week, President of Westinghouse Electric Canada Inc., Eddie Saab, and a team from Westinghouse Electric Canada visited McMaster University to explore collaborations in support of WEC’s eVinci SMR development and deployment plan. “We had a great workshop with the Westinghouse team, and we are looking forward to contributing our research expertise and our unique […]

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McMaster to conduct a nuclear radiological response exercise

Exterior of McMaster Nuclear Reactor.

On Friday, June 18, beginning at 10:00 a.m. McMaster University will conduct an exercise testing its response to an on-campus radiological incident at its Nuclear Reactor. This exercise is meant to test McMaster’s Nuclear Reactor and Health Physics staff on their emergency response to an incident in a radiological area. The simulation includes virtual and […]

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New partnership focuses on life cycle management of Ontario’s power reactors

Researchers use a hot cell.

McMaster University and Kinectrics Inc. – a life-cycle management company for the electricity industry – have completed the first phase of their on-going partnership focused on surveillance monitoring of components from Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. McMaster University and Kinectrics – both partners of the Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability (CCNS) – demonstrate […]

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