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New UNB partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories cements nuclear research leadership: Enabling closer research and training collaboration between UNB’s Centre for Nuclear Energy Research (CNER) and the nation’s premier nuclear science and technology organization. Full story

CNL, Moltex collaborate on SMR fuel development: Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has entered into a collaboration agreement with UK-based Moltex Energy. Full story

UNB and Bangor University sign letter of intent for SMR collaboration: The University of New Brunswick and Bangor University in Wales have signed a letter of intent to work together on the development of small modular reactors, or SMRs. Full story

Reactor developers propose a manufacturing hub — and a small nuclear plant: Moltex Energy and ARC Nuclear each claim thousands of new jobs possible in New Brunswick Full story

UNB receives $500,000 funding from ARC Nuclear for technology development: The University of New Brunswick has received a $500,000 contribution from ARC Nuclear Canada Inc. for the advancement of its ARC-100 technology development and engineering studies. Full story

Moltex partners in New Brunswick SMR project: UK-based Moltex Energy will build a demonstration SSR-W (Stable Salt Reactor - Wasteburner) at the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant site in Canada under an agreement signed with the New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation and NB Power. Full story  

Moltex to partner in nuclear research and innovation cluster: The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation has announced the participation of Moltex Energy in the nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development on small modular reactor technology. Full story

ARC Nuclear Announces Agreement to Work with New Brunswick Power and Its Affiliates to Explore Commercialization of the ARC Advanced SMR in New Brunswick, Canada: Advanced Reactor Concepts LLC and ARC Nuclear Canada Inc. (collectively ARC Nuclear), and New Brunswick Power (NB Power) and its affiliates have agreed to work together to explore the development, licensing and construction of an advanced small modular reactor (SMR) based on ARC Nuclear’s mature Generation IV sodium-cooled fast reactor technology. Full story