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Green Light to Proceed with Unit 3 Refurbishment

16 February, 2018
OPG President & CEO Jeff Lyash celebrates with other members of the Darlington Refurbishment team.

The Ontario government confirmed its commitment to begin the refurbishment of Unit 3 at Darlington Nuclear.

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December 2017 Project Performance Update

13 February, 2018

​A monthly message about how the project is doing including key performance indicators and upcoming key activities.

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Redesigned toolset helps the Darlington Refurbishment stay on track

09 February, 2018
Peter Gowthorpe, Director of Laveer Engineering, receives a plaque from Ted Gruetzner, VP Stakeholder Relations with OPG.

By utilizing a modified tool, Refurb was able to safely remove 24 spacers from six fuel channels inside Darlington Nuclear’s Unit 2 reactor, ahead of schedule.

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November 2017 Project Performance Update

29 January, 2018

​A monthly message about how the project is doing including key performance indicators and upcoming key activities.

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Pressure tube removal: A primer on Refurb's next segment

26 January, 2018
Pressure tubes on a reactor face

Answers to some questions about removing pressure tubes from the Darlington Unit 2 reactor.

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Refurbishment hits another milestone as end fitting removal wraps up

24 January, 2018
All 960 end fittings have now been removed from the reactor core at Darlington Nuclear's Unit 2.

The last of 960 end fittings has been removed, setting the stage for the pressure tubes to be pulled.

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Darlington Refurbishment utilizes new state-of-the-art waste facility

22 January, 2018
Removed reactor components from Darlington Nuclear GS are safely stored at the new Re-tube and Waste Processing Building.

Learn how OPG’s vision of responsible stewardship has led to the development of a state-of-the-art waste processing facility.

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Darlington Refurbishment enters next major phase

19 December, 2017
A worker in protective gear dismantling Darlington Unit 2.

With the refurbishment of Unit 2 about 40 per cent complete, the project continues to track on time and on budget.

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