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Major milestones in sight for the Darlington Refurbishment project

26 March, 2019
Workers at a GE plant in Poland prepare a massive generator stator for shipment to Darlington Nuclear.

The reassembly phase that involves installing hundreds of calandria tubes, fuel channels and feeder tubes is scheduled be completed this spring.

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Indigenous carpenter’s dream leads to the Darlington Refurbishment

06 February, 2019
Jenelle LaFonte, Carpenter

Carpenter Jenelle LaFonte is supporting the Darlington Refurbishment after finding a job through OPG's Indigenous Opportunities in Nuclear program.

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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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