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Nuclear facility - BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. - Toronto

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. operates two Class IB nuclear facilities under two site-specific licences to manufacture CANDU nuclear fuel bundles. These fuel bundles are for use at Ontario Power Generation’s Pickering and Darlington nuclear generating stations. The facility in Toronto manufactures uranium dioxide fuel pellets from uranium powder under a CNSC licence.

Aerial view of BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.’s Toronto nuclear fuel fabrication facility

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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Licensee: BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC)
Facility type: Nuclear fuel fabrication facility
Owner: BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
Licensed capacity: Processing of up to 150 Mg of uranium per month
Status: Operating
Licence issued: January 1, 2021
Licence expires: December 31, 2030
Start of operation: 1955
Licensing documentation: Request a copy of BWXT NEC’s Toronto licence and licence conditions handbook by emailing
Facility website: BWXT NEC Toronto

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