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Canadian nuclear power industry

Nixon, Alan.

Canadian nuclear power industry

by Nixon, Alan.

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Published by Library of Parliament, Research Branch in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear industry -- Canada.,
    • Nuclear energy -- Canada.,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Canada.,
    • Industrie nucléaire -- Canada.,
    • Énergie nucléaire -- Canada.,
    • Centrales nucléaires -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlan Nixon.
      SeriesBackground paper ;, BP-365E, Background paper (Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch : 1990) ;, BP-365E
      ContributionsCanada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (COPIED) (lccopycat)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL73513M
      ISBN 100660156393
      LC Control Number99174738
      OCLC/WorldCa31646380

      In and , most of the British scientists returned to England and began the research that was to lead the United Kingdom to become the third nuclear military power, and the first to produce electricity in large nuclear power stations economically. Some joined the Canadian staff and remained here. The Canadian Nuclear Worker's Council (CNWC), the organization which represents unionised workers in the nuclear industry, opposes the idea, saying it .

      A world leader in nuclear science and technology, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories will be actively working to strengthen existing relationships and forge new ones with government, with industry, and with academia.   Canada is not a nuclear 'armed' nation because it does not want to be, for domestic political reasons. In addition to the BOMARCs (which were retired in '72) Canada had (US owned) nukes arming the Honest John artillery rockets in Germany (retired.

      Abstract. This book details the origins, development, studies, design features, and operational experience of nuclear steam generators. The first part details the history of steam generation, from its origins to its use in power generation and particularly the nuclear power plants. nuclear power is a unique type of risk within the public’s imagination, occupying a polarized set of perceptions relative to other types of risks. This position – the dramatic difference between lay perception and expert perception of risk from nuclear power in particular – has resulted in.


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