2014 Community Information Bulletins

Contractor incident at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Chalk River site


On Friday, November 28, 2014, an industrial incident occurred on a construction site managed by PCL Constructors at CNL’s Chalk River Laboratories.

Building 405 false safety alarm


AECL reports that a safety alarm sounded at its Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Facility (Building 405) this morning at approximately 11:10 a.m.

AECL provides information about a (non-radioactive) halocarbon release of greater than 100 kg


AECL reports a loss of approximately 197 kg of R-134A refrigerant used within the MR-3 Experimental Loop, located in the Thermalhydralics facility.

2014 NRU Extended Outage completed on schedule


AECL reports that the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor was returned to operation, on schedule, from its planned extended outage late during the evening of May 13.

AECL provides update on NRU Planned Outage Activities


AECL reports that the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor will enter a planned outage beginning on April 13, 2014 and ending May 13, 2014.