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CNL’s NRU documentary coming to local theatres

…into service on November 3, 1957 on the banks of the Ottawa River in Chalk River, Ontario. For over 60 years, the reactor served Canadians as a supplier of industrial…

Ram Mullur joins CNL as new Vice-President of Isotope Business

Canada’s national nuclear laboratory welcomes accomplished senior executive to grow its commercial business in medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals Chalk River, ON – April 07, 2021 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL),…

CNL’s reactor school helps to prepare the next generation of leaders in nuclear engineering and sciences

Unique curriculum offers unparalleled opportunity for young students or professionals in reactor physics, instrumentation and safety Chalk River, ON, April 20, 2018 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear…

Health Sciences

…A, developed by and using cobalt 60 from Chalk River. 1952 Montreal General Hospital requests permit to use I-131 in localization of brain tumours 1953 Routine Ir-192 production in NRX…

CNL hosts industry vendors & local businesses at annual tradeshow

Canada’s national nuclear laboratory welcomes over 60 nuclear vendors from across Canada and 25 local organizations and businesses to annual Industry Day networking event Chalk River, ON – September 28,…

Timeline

…radiotherapy system, Eldorado A, developed by and using cobalt 60 from Chalk River. 1952 Montreal General Hospital requests permit to use Iodine-131 in localization of brain tumours. 1953 Routine Iridium-192…

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories sets its sights on the ‘rarest drug on Earth’

Chalk River once produced more than half the world’s supply of molybdenum-99, a key isotope used for cancer diagnostic procedures, among others. CNL estimates that isotopes produced in Chalk River

CNL and community partners welcome over 70 local suppliers to economic development workshop

Canada’s national nuclear laboratory hosts workshop for Ottawa Valley businesses to encourage commercial partnerships with its major contractors Chalk River, May 03, 2019 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier…

CNL Cleanup Function: Land Use Program

…demolition, and environmental remediation work are required to follow the Land Use Program. How does the LUP apply to the continued operations of Chalk River Laboratories? The Chalk River laboratories…

Waste Programs

…and the Government of Canada are investing more than $1.2 billion to revitalize the Chalk River Laboratories and build a new world-class science facility. By demolishing old buildings which have…