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This milestone is the culmination of a lengthy and complex work series that finishes the rebuilding of the reactor core.
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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Carpenter Jenelle LaFonte is supporting the Darlington Refurbishment after finding a job through OPG's Indigenous Opportunities in Nuclear program.
Danielle Sero is now working full-time at CanAtom Power Group supporting Darlington Refurbishment, Canada’s largest clean energy project.
Work on fuel channel assembly installation began after the first step in rebuilding the reactor – calandria tube installation – wrapped up last November.
The 10-year mega-project began in October 2016 with the successful shutdown of Unit 2, the first of four nuclear reactors at the Darlington station to undergo a mid-life refurbishment.
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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