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2018

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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OPG Releases 2018 Q2 Darlington Refurb Project Report

30 August, 2018
A worker guides a turbine at the Darlington Refurbishment.

Read OPG’s second quarter report on the Darlington Refurbishment Project.

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OPG and Bruce Power release 2018 report on nuclear collaboration

27 August, 2018
OPG CEO Jeff Lyash shaking hands with Bruce Power CEO Mike Rencheck.

The provincial Long-Term Energy Plan encourages Bruce Power and OPG to work together to share knowledge and leverage economies of scale.

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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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Let the Rebuilding Begin

09 July, 2018
A trades instructor works with two boilermakers and a millwright during calandria tube installation training in the DEC mock-up.

The rebuilding of Darlington’s Unit 2 reactor is officially underway, as staff begin installing new calandria tubes.

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OPG Releases 2018 Q1 Darlington Refurb Project Report

13 June, 2018
Cover of the 2018 Q1 Darlington Refurbishment Performance Report

Find out how Canada's largest clean energy project is staying on track for success and using lessons learned to drive cost savings.

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2018 Q1 Project Performance Update

13 June, 2018

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

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