MDS Nordion, a provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals is recommending that the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited consult with international experts to activate the MAPLE project to address the current shortage of medical isotopes created by the shutdown of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River
, ON, in order to avoid similar disruptions in the future.
I was aware that during the 1950s troops from CFB Petawawa were called upon to dispose of radioactive material following nuclear accidents at the Chalk River
AECL) announced it would discontinue the development of the MAPLE reactors at Chalk River
, but remains committed to providing ongoing supply of medical isotopes.
The National Research Council Canada (NRC) has started up Canada's first neutron reflectometer, one of five instruments deployed at the National Research Universal (NRU) research reactor at Chalk River
Bob Brown, personally modest and unassuming, was very well known internationally for his contributions to the outstanding research conducted at the Chalk River
Laboratories over the latter half of the 20th century.
McGowan began his career as a nuclear engineer with Atomic Energy of Canada in Chalk River
He became the first head of the Chalk River
Atomic Energy Project and was subsequently employed with the Defence Research Board of Canada and with Stanford Research Institute in California.
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited designs, markets and services CANDU power reactors and has more than 3,600 employees at offices and laboratories in Mississauga and Chalk River
, Ontario, Montreal, Quebec, Pinawa, Manitoba and at sites in China, Romania, Korea, and Argentina.
At Chalk River
Laboratories, we'll welcome the new people being hired.
MDS Nordion, the world's largest supplier of medical isotopes, announced today that a restart of low- power commissioning of its MAPLE 1 reactor in Chalk River
, near Ottawa, has been authorized by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).
The second is the Canadian Neutron Facility (CNF), to be built at Chalk River
, ON, which is at the advanced proposal stage.
He joined Westinghouse Canada in 1951 and worked on a variety of projects at the Hamilton Labs before beginning an attachment at Chalk River