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Building 405 false safety alarm

AECL reports that a safety alarm sounded at its Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Facility (Building 405) this morning (August 11) at approximately 11:10 a.m. As a result of this alarm, a site-wide stay-in was activated, directing Chalk River Laboratories employees to stay indoors and to follow necessary emergency procedures. 

27-Jun-2014 11:30 AM
AECL is pleased to announce that the latest issue of the AECL Nuclear Review is now available.
13-May-2014 2:00 PM
The breadth and depth of work in nuclear science and technology that is carried out at AECL is often a surprise to many of our visitors and even to some of our employees. In this issue of CONTACT we would like to showcase some of the world-class advancements developed on a regular basis by our employees - your neighbours – so that you can better appreciate the diversity of this work.
07-May-2014 8:00 AM
AECL has recently submitted a patent for its Composite Angle Profiling Tool (CAPT). This innovative tooling was developed to detect pipe wall thinning in areas in CANDU reactors with severe access limitations (feeder pipes).

27-Feb-2014 1:30 PM
Isowater Corporation (Isowater) and AECL are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to advance deuterium oxide (heavy water) technology and sales.

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