Nuvia Canada is proud to have been selected by Bruce Power to provide radiation protection services to the Major Component Replacement program at Bruce Power Station, enabling the organisation to commit significantly to Bruce County.
The significant Major Component Replacement (MCR) project forms part of a greater Life-Extension programme, supporting the agreement between Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Bruce Power to secure 6,400 megawatts of electricity from the site and allowing the safe operation of Bruce Power’s units to until 2064.
Nuvia will supply qualified Radiation Protection Technicians through the first phase of the programme until 2024. These technicians are essential to ensure safe operation, providing radiation protection assistance for workers, monitoring of radiation levels as well as providing direct technical support. As the largest independent provider of radiation protection services in Canada, Nuvia will be able to utilise its international experience to fully support the MCR objectives, providing personnel to meet the exacting standards of Bruce Power and drawing on over 3,000 international nuclear professionals from across the international Nuvia Group.
Significantly, Nuvia’s approach to social impact mirrors that of Bruce Power and the County of Bruce’s Nuclear Economic Development and Innovation Initiative. One of Nuvia’s primary areas of focus under this contract is the recruitment and training of local personnel, supporting economic growth as well as a developing a flexible workforce for the nuclear industry within the region.
Nuvia has over 40 years’ experience in the training and development of Radiation Protection Technicians. From its new Tiverton office and training facility Nuvia will invest in the latest technology for the development and implementation of training programs. This multi-channel approach will requalify union hiring hall members as well as training local people with no previous Radiation Protection experience.