Stern Labs delivers 25 ton lead shielded Flask and Cart to Bruce Power

December 2020, When Bruce Power needed to fabricate a shielded flask for their Moderator Purification System Filters, they trusted Stern Laboratories to deliver.  Leveraging our 15+ year experience building custom shielded containers for radioactive equipment, Stern Laboratories ensured that the flask was welded, lead filled, and tested to the highest standards of quality and shielding integrity. In addition, Stern Laboratories ...

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Pictured above from left to right: Gordon Hadaller (President, Stern Laboratories Inc.), Marina Oeyangen (Director of Operations, ONCI) Ron Oberth (President of ONCI) The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) held its 40th Anniversary AGM & Awards on November 28th at the Ajax Convention Centre in Ajax Ontario. The AGM celebrated OCNI’s 40-year contribution to the Canadian nuclear industry. Gordon ...

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Alert – COVID-19

2021-01-04 To: All Stern Labs Employee’s and Visitors   Taking extra precautions in allowing visitors to enter our workplace is important for us in limiting exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace. Stern Labs reserves the right to require visitors to wear suitable PPE and to fill out a Covid-19 Screening Form prior to entering our facility.  If a visitor answers ...

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Pictured above from left to right (Front row): Mike Allen (Senior VP Darlington Refurbishment), Kala Carrol, Gordon Hadaller (Stern Labs President) , Sean Toohey (Director)/ (Back row): Steve Lupton, Yaman Erdem, Jay Snell (Project Eng. Stern Labs), Ashleigh Shanahan, Rob Martinez   Mike Allen, Senior VP of Darlington Refurbishment and Sean Toohey from CANATOM visited Stern Laboratories Inc. this week ...

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Mohawk College’s 50th anniversary of co-op education


Pictured above: (Left) Jim Venderveken – Dean, Centre for Community Partnerships and Experiential Learning, (Right) Rob Martinez – Laboratory Supervisor Stern Laboratories Inc. was pleased to join in the celebration of Mohawk College’s 50th anniversary of co-op education.  This took place at the Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation, Canada’s largest net-zero energy college building.  Stern Laboratories has benefited from ...

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SL Delivers Major Tool System to support Darlington NGS Refurbishment

View as pdf January 19, Hamilton, Ontario This month, Stern Laboratories delivered twelve crates of parts to the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.  The crates contained a complete ICFD Removal Tool System, and will be used to help safely refurbish Darlington’s unit 2 reactor.  The delivery was the culmination of a year-long contract with ES Fox. The ICFD Removal Tool System, ...

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High Temperature Bundle Transient Sag

View as pdf In the event of a Loss of Emergency Coolant (LOEC) event, CANDU fuel bundles may be subjected to very low steam flow conditions, resulting in a large temperature rise due to the exothermic zirconium-water chemical reaction which occurs between the fuel sheath and the steam. To understand the behaviour of the fuel and its ability to be ...

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Bruce Power reaches historic agreement with IESO

Stern Laboratories welcomes the announcement that the Province of Ontario (via the IESO) and Bruce Power have reached an agreement for the supply and purchase of environmentally friendly nuclear energy.  This is a key step in securing the economic viability of business in Ontario and providing residential customers with cost-effective power. The agreement allows Bruce Power to continue investing private ...

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