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Lepreau delays force Quebec to postpone work on its nuclear reactor

(Aug. 17, 2010) Lepreau delays force Quebec to postpone work on its nuclear reactor Continue reading

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Lepreau delays force Quebec to postpone work on its nuclear reactor

(August 17, 2010) Lepreau delays force Quebec to postpone work on its nuclear reactor. Mounting delays to the refurbishment of the Point Lepreau reactor have prompted a postponement of similar work at the Gentilly 2 station in Quebec. Continue reading

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Work on N.B. nuclear plant delayed again, another year added to schedule 6/08/2010

(Aug. 6, 2010) FREDERICTON – The refurbishment of the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant in New Brunswick has been delayed by at least another year, putting the project 2 1/2 years behind schedule and driving the cost beyond the $2 … Continue reading

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Work on N.B. nuclear plant delayed again, another year added to schedule 6/08/2010

(August 6, 2010) Fredericton – The refurbishment of the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant in New Brunswick has been delayed by at least another year, putting the project 2 1/2 years behind schedule and driving the cost beyond the $2 billion mark. Continue reading

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Lepreau 2 revived

(June 25, 2010) Fredericton – The New Brunswick government is in discussions with French-owned nuclear giant Areva about construction of a second reactor at Point Lepreau, the Telegraph-Journal has learned. Continue reading

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New Brunswick talks with French firm about building 2nd nuclear reactor (NB-Nuclear)

(Jun. 24, 2010) FREDERICTON _ The New Brunswick government has renewed efforts to see a second nuclear reactor built in the province, but at least one industry observer doesn´t believe it will ever happen. Continue reading

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New Brunswick talks with French firm about building 2nd nuclear reactor (NB-Nuclear)

(June 24, 2010) FREDERICTON_The New Brunswick government has renewed efforts to see a second nuclear reactor built in the province, but at least one industry observer doesn’t believe it will ever happen. Continue reading

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Lepreau deal will be safe: minister

(March 5, 2002) Natural Resources Minister Jeannot Volpé expects NB Power to learn from Ontario Hydro’s experience, should it be given approval to refit the Point Lepreau nuclear generating station. Continue reading

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AECL paying out $100M for Point Lepreau, Bruce refurbishment delays

(February 13, 2009) Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. is paying out $100 million in extra costs for delays with nuclear refurbishment projects at Point Lepreau, N.B., and the Bruce plant in Ontario. Continue reading

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N.B’s Candu attitude

(February 24, 2007) The year 2016 may seem far off. But as a key data in New Brunswick’s plan to possibly expand its nuclear energy program, it is a looming deadline that must be acted on quickly, say those in the industry. Continue reading

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