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Carpenter Jenelle LaFonte is supporting the Darlington Refurbishment after finding a job through OPG's Indigenous Opportunities in Nuclear program.
Christy DeCarlo recently went to her apartment’s management office and made a report on unsafe work taking place outside her home.
For Hunter Taylor, the key to blazing her own career path in the energy industry was having a great female role model - her mom.
The stage is set for bellows replacement followed by fuel channel installation.
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.
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.
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.
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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for the province of Ontario.
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Biomass has been used as fuel for thousands of years; it significantly lessens carbon dioxide emissions.
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