Tyne and AECL celebrate opening of Deep River facility
By Anthony Capkun
April 23, 2012 – Tyne Engineering Inc. and Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) announced the official opening of a new Tyne manufacturing, development and test facility in the town of Deep River, Ont. Located in proximity to the AECL Chalk River Laboratories, the new Tyne will be home to some of the company’s manufacturing activities, including work on hydrogen and oxygen recombination, and hydrogen isotope separation technologies.
Oakville, Ont.-based Tyne is a nuclear engineering firm that works in the fields of process and mechanical engineering, and instrumentation and controls for nuclear- and tritium-related industries.
“Tyne Engineering has been a longstanding collaborator with AECL, and they are a welcome addition to the Ottawa Valley,” said Bob Walker, president and CEO of AECL.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada has been a part of supporting the collaboration between AECL and Tyne Engineering through funding opportunities.
“We are thrilled about this collaboration with AECL, and about expanding our presence to a region that boasts such a critical role in Canada’s nuclear sector,” said Vince Robinson, president of Tyne Engineering Inc. “Over the years, we’ve built a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with AECL, and we look forward to working with their award-winning hydrogen isotope technology to strengthen nuclear safety in Canada and around the world.”
Tyne has worked with a large the likes of Candu Energy, OPG, Bruce Power, Hydro Quebec, New Brunswick Power, KHNP and SNC Lavalin.