Installation complete of new Isotope Production System at Bruce Power, paving way for production of life-saving medical isotopes

TIVERTON, ON – January 24, 2022 – Bruce Power and Isogen (a partnership between Kinectrics and Framatome) have completed the installation of a groundbreaking Isotope Production System (IPS), making Unit 7 the first power reactor in the world with installed capability to produce Lutetium-177 (Lu-177). Lu-177 is a medical isotope used in the treatment of […]   READ MORE

Laurentis Energy Partners signs long-term commercial agreement with Air Liquide for the distribution of Helium-3

Valuable isotope used in quantum computing, neutron research, border security and medical imaging Toronto, ON – Laurentis Energy Partners today announced a long-term commercial agreement with Air Liquide for the distribution of Helium-3 (He-3), a rare isotope used in quantum computing, neutron research, border security and medical imaging. Laurentis recently announced its program to produce He-3 in Ontario before […]   READ MORE

Regulatory approval supports Laurentis’s program to produce the medical isotope Molybdenum-99 in Ontario for BWXT Medical

One of the most prevalently used diagnostic imaging agents in nuclear medicine, helping to detect illnesses like cancer and heart disease Clarington, Ontario – A new program, led by Laurentis Energy Partners and BWXT Medical Ltd. (BWXT Medical), to produce the medical isotope Molybdenum-99 for the first time ever in a power reactor, has gained momentum, receiving […]   READ MORE

Ontario Isotope Motion Passes Legislature Unanimously

November 2, 2021: Today in the Ontario legislature, a Private Member’s motion introduced by Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker passed with all party support. The motion asserted Ontario’s global role as a leader in the supply of medical isotopes to fight COVID, keep hospitals safe, and fight cancer. “What makes me so passionate about this […]   READ MORE

Laurentis Energy Partners: Strengthening Canada’s isotope leadership together

TORONTO – October 27, 2021 – Laurentis Energy Partners, an innovator and leader in the clean-energy industry, has joined the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC). Laurentis Energy Partners offers expertise in nuclear, hydro, and solar generation, inspections and engineering, nuclear transportation, materials recycling, and medical isotopes. Following the closure of the National Research Universal (NRU) […]   READ MORE

A historic day for Canada’s medical isotope industry

October 26, 2021: On Oct. 21, a historic Private Member’s Bill was introduced into the Legislature by Bill Walker, MPP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. The bill asserted Ontario’s global role as a leader in the supply of medical isotopes to fight COVID, keep hospitals safe, and fight cancer. The motion asks government to: “Recognize the supply […]   READ MORE