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Our people: Karen Fritz

08 March, 2017
A close-up of Karen Fritz, Director of Unit Outage at OPG.

Karen is a Director of Unit Outage working on Darlington Refurbishment, Canada's largest clean energy project.

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From Boilermaker to Operations Manager: A career in nuclear

22 February, 2017
Jeff Acorn stands in a nuclear pwoer plant turbine hall

Jeff Acorn has 16 years of experience and has worked on 60 nuclear reactor maintenance outages.

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BWXT plays important role in Darlington nuclear defuelling

13 January, 2017
A group photo of BWXT employees.

BWXT NEC and its predecessor have been involved in the defuelling initiative since 2013.

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Keeping safety top of mind

23 November, 2016
A close up portrait of OPG employee Christina Preston.

Christina Preston is a Health and Safety Advisor working on Darlington Refurbishment, Canada's largest clean energy project.

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Darlington Refurb a true team effort

27 October, 2016
A contractor in protective clothing performs training activities on a reactor mock-up.

More than 60 companies, big and small, from 54 Ontario communities are directly engaged in the project.

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Capturing accuracy through a lens: blue light innovation

11 October, 2016
A close-up of a nuclear reactor face mock-up.

A blue light visual alignment system is being used for precision work during Darlington Refurbishment.

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When one great idea leads to another

12 August, 2016
Employees stand in front of an automated guided vehicle console.

OPG finds multiple uses for automated guided vehicles in Darlington Refurbishment.

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Important milestone sets stage for successful start to Darlington Refurb

13 July, 2016
A contractor at Darlington operates a piece of machinery

More than 9,000 tools and 25,000-plus documents and drawings are now in place.

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