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Our People: Christy DeCarlo

07 December, 2018
Christy DeCarlo

For this Darlington Refurbishment pipefitter, a strong safety mindset isn’t something left at work at the end of the day.

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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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ION helps Indigenous people build a career in nuclear

24 October, 2018
A worker at the Darlington Refubishment.

The ION program works with an Indigenous employment agency Indigenous people build a career in the nuclear industry.

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Reassembly of Unit 2 underway nearly two years into the Darlington Refurbishment project

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

Refurbishment of Unit 2 is scheduled for completion in 2019, with all four units at Darlington refurbished by 2026.

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The 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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OPG's ION program recruits and places skilled members from Indigenous communities

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

The new Indigenous jobs program is helping millwright apprentice Ben Shaughnessy start his nuclear career at OPG.

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Experience creates efficiency for the Darlington Refurbishment project

27 March, 2018
A look at the turbine floor at Darlington Nuclear GS.

As the province approved refurbishing the second of Darlington’s four reactors, planning was already well underway to ensure this next phase of the project is a success.

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Our people: Lorraine Chipman

07 March, 2018
Lorraine Chipman, centre, instructs other millwrights at the full-scale reactor mock-up.

This millwright defied gender expectations to forge a productive career in nuclear.

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