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Atomic Energy of Canada Limited


2251 Speakman Dr.
Mississauga, Ontario
L5K 1B2

2251 Speakman Dr.
Mississauga, Ontario
L5K 1B2

(905) 823-9040

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Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) is a leading-edge nuclear technology and services company providing services to utilities worldwide. Over 5,000 highly skilled employees enthusiastically deliver a range of nuclear services: from R&D support, construction management, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning in support of CANDU reactor products.
AECL is committed to supporting its Canadian and international customers in all aspects of nuclear power technology management. We provide on-site expertise, closely supported by our nuclear science laboratories, testing capability and engineering facilities. CANDU reactors supply about 16% of Canada’s electricity and are an important component of clean-air energy programs on four continents.
For over 50 years AECL has been safely and passionately developing peaceful and productive applications of nuclear energy.

Company Details





541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

237130 - Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
325410 - Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
541330 - Engineering Services
541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
541710 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences
562210 - Waste Treatment and Disposal
562910 - Remediation Services
911910 - Other Federal Government Public Administration


$50,000,000 +

Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: CANDU® Nuclear Power Reactors
CANDU® pressurized heavy water reactors (PHWRs) offer industry-leading safety and performance and are the only reactor technology designed to allow for on-power fueling and maintenance. AECL’s CANDU 6 reactor is one the world’s top-performing reactor designs.

Product Name: ACR-1000® Advanced CANDU Reactor®
Built on the proven success of CANDU technology, the ACR-1000 is a Gen III+, 1200MWe nuclear power plant. ACR-1000 offers evolutionary improvements in performance and reliability while retaining many essential features of the CANDU plant design, such as a modular, horizontal fuel channel core, a low temperature heavy-water moderator, water-filled vault, two independent diverse shutdown systems, on-power fueling and a reactor building accessible for on-power maintenance.

Product Name: MACSTOR® Spent Fuel Storage
MACSTOR is an air-cooled concrete storage containment system designed to house metal spent fuel canisters, potentially from any power reactor type.

Product Name: Medical Isotopes
Produces and processes the majority of the world’s supply of medical radioisotopes used to diagnose, prevent, and treat disease. The isotopes are shipped to our distributor for further purification, processing, and distribution.

Service Name: CANDU® Services
CANDU Services applies AECL’s considerable experience and knowledge as designer and vendor to support customers with advanced products and services designed to optimize the performance of existing CANDU plants.Areas of expertise include: contract R&D and analysis, engineering, field services, fuel, plant life management (life cycle management), specialized equipment and spare parts, steam generator services, tritium and heavy water services, and waste management and decommissioning.

Service Name: Refurbishment and Life Extension
Replacement of reactor core components generally extends the operative life of a reactor by 25-30 years. AECL possesses significant experience and has completed important R&D in the refurbishment field.

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Contact Information

Hugh MacDiarmid
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (905) 823-9040

Michael Robins
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Telephone: (905) 823-9040

Allan Hawryluk
Title: Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs
Telephone: (905) 823-9040

Beth Medhurst
Title: Senior Vice-President, Human Resources
Telephone: (905) 823-9040

Bill Pilkington
Title: Chief Nuclear Officer
Telephone: (905) 823-9040

Dale Coffin
Title: Director, Corporate Communications
Telephone: (866) 886-2325