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Safety culture doesn’t stop at work for this Darlington Refurb pipefitter

07 December, 2018
Christy DeCarlo, Level 2 Welding Inspector

Christy DeCarlo recently went to her apartment’s management office and made a report on unsafe work taking place outside her home.

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Mom and daughter team up to promote women in energy

15 November, 2018
Janice Robertson Taylor and Hunter Taylor recently volunteered at OPG's Student Day.

For Hunter Taylor, the key to blazing her own career path in the energy industry was having a great female role model - her mom.

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Final calandria tube installed at Darlington’s Unit Two

06 November, 2018
New calandria tubes at Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.

The stage is set for bellows replacement followed by fuel channel installation.

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Over 3,000 turn out for Darlington Refurb Open House and Student Day

05 November, 2018
Thousands attended the Darlington Refurbishment Open House.

Over two days, members of the community had an opportunity to see and hear more about the refurbishment, including the economic and employment benefits that come with it.

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Rebuild of Darlington’s Unit 2 now underway

26 September, 2018
Calandria tubes are inspected at the Darlington Energy Complex.

Staff are now busy installing 480 new calandria tubes, which provide passage through the reactor’s tank, or calandria vessel, for the fuel channel assemblies.

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Darlington Refurbishment project helping to fill gap in skilled trades

26 July, 2018
Workers in the Darlington turbine hall.

OPG has identified a list of trades — including boilermakers, millwrights, pipefitters, electricians and carpenters — whose demand within the sector is likely to exceed supply within the next five to 10 years.

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New Indigenous jobs program helps millwright start nuclear career at OPG

11 July, 2018
Ben Shaughnessy, millwright apprentice from Curve Lake, ON.

The Indigenous Opportunities in Nuclear program recruits and places skilled members from Indigenous communities in jobs within the fast-growing nuclear industry.

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Final step in Darlington Unit 2’s removal phase now complete

08 June, 2018
The Unit 2 reactor face at Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.

With extraction of the final calandria tube from the Unit 2 reactor, the removal phase on the Darlington Refurbishment Project is now complete.

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