Hydro-Québec is using stress data from the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) to improve electricity generation from hydroelectric dams. Continue reading Predicting the Reliability of Turbines for Hydro Power
On Friday, the Government of Canada announced that Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) will operate the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor until March 31, 2018, subject to relicensing. “At the conclusion of this period, the reactor will be placed in a state of storage with surveillance until decommissioning,” said Bob Walker, President and CEO of CNL.
Continue reading The NRU Reactor Will Shutdown in 2018
Canada’s fleet of nuclear power plants have realized impacts worth hundreds of millions from research supported by a decade of stress measurements using neutron beams to ensure their safe, reliable and economic operations.
Continue reading A Decade of Feeder Studies for Canadian Nuclear Power
Generating unique knowledge about aging of submarine fleets has helped Canada cooperate with its allies, leveraging their knowledge in return.
Continue reading Generating knowledge to extend the life of submarines
The University of Toronto is pleased to host the annual general meeting of the Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering on November 14-15. Continue reading 2014 Annual General Meeting
Stress data obtained at the CNBC will be useful to the industry in making hundred thousand-dollar decisions about how to manage pipelines that have sustained mechanical damage, for example, as a result of a backhoe digging in the wrong place.
Continue reading Enhancing Safety of Oil and Gas Pipelines
The CNBC to applied its world-class scientific tools to help the Transportation Safety Board understand the underlying reasons for rail failures.
Continue reading Assisting Rail Accident Investigation
Stress data from the CNBC helped Canada leverage closer research collaboration with allies.
Continue reading Fighting corrosion on submarine hulls
Stress data obtained at the CNBC contributed to a guide that is used by nuclear operators in Japan to inform decisions about expensive replacements of in-core components that may be susceptible to cracking.
Continue reading Managing the Aging of Nuclear Power Stations in Japan