Vision 2030

CNL and AECL Continue Pursuit of Closer Ties With Canada’s Academic Community Through MOU With McMaster University

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

CHALK RIVER, Ontario, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology laboratory, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canada’s nuclear Crown Corporation, and McMaster University to pursue collaborative research opportunities. The MOU represents continued progress for Canada’s national nuclear laboratories as it works to build closer ties with Canada’s academic community, and is the third agreement signed in recent weeks with a leading Canadian university that is designed to advance collaborative research in health and environmental sciences, clean energy and nuclear safety.

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  • That is the driving force behind CNLs ongoing outreach and engagement with the academic community, and we are thrilled to further grow our relationship with McMaster University as part of that effort.
  • This agreement is a key step on our path forward, said Amy Gottschling, AECL Vice President, Science, Technology and Commercial Oversight.
  • Together, CNL, AECL and McMaster operate some of the most unique and advanced nuclear facilities and research laboratories, not just in Canada, but around the world.
  • Located in Hamilton, Ontario, McMaster University is among Canadas most research-intensive universities, and the nations preeminent nuclear research institution.

CNL, AECL and Ontario Tech University Partner to Pursue Collaborative Research

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Working in partnership with Ontario Tech University enables us to pool our financial resources, accelerate early-stage research, facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and work together to address the needs of the nuclear industry and the federal government.

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  • Working in partnership with Ontario Tech University enables us to pool our financial resources, accelerate early-stage research, facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and work together to address the needs of the nuclear industry and the federal government.
  • AECL is proud to announce its partnership today with Ontario Tech University, an engaged partner that attracts the best and brightest students and researchers, says Dr. Amy Gottschling, Vice-President, Science, Technology & Commercial Oversight, AECL.
  • As part of our growing nexus, AECL, CNL and Ontario Tech will tackle our nations greatest challenges.
  • Ontario Tech University is excited to enter this dynamic and expanding collaborative phase with both AECL and CNL in strategic areas that include small modular reactors, hydrogen, and integrated energy systems, commented Dr. Les Jacobs, Vice-President of Research and Innovation at Ontario Tech University.

CNL and First Light Fusion Partner to Explore Tritium Extraction Technologies

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Monday, November 28, 2022

CNL is thrilled to enter into this project with First Light Fusion, a company that shares our ambition and commitment to the pursuit of next-generation clean energy technologies, commented Dr. Jeff Griffin, CNLs Vice-President of Science & Technology.

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  • CNL is thrilled to enter into this project with First Light Fusion, a company that shares our ambition and commitment to the pursuit of next-generation clean energy technologies, commented Dr. Jeff Griffin, CNLs Vice-President of Science & Technology.
  • Our design will allow tritium self-sufficiency, and CNL will support us with the initial design of a system capable of extracting tritium.
  • Ultimately, the need for fusion is urgent, which is why we are working to solve fusion with the simplest machine possible.
  • The tritium extraction system represents an essential part of tritium control in a fusion fuel cycle, and is a key factor in harvesting the tritium and limiting tritium permeation into the coolant.

anb and JCB sign acquiring agreement for local acceptance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

RIYADH // TOKYO, Nov 24, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - anb and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., have partnered to launch JCB Card acceptance at all its POS and ATM locations deployed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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  • RIYADH // TOKYO, Nov 24, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - anb and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., have partnered to launch JCB Card acceptance at all its POS and ATM locations deployed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • As part of supporting the cashless society and financial inclusion that is related to Vision 2030, anb and JCB have partnered to enable the acceptance of JCB Cards.
  • Mr. Yuichiro Kadowaki, Regional Head - Middle East & Africa CEO, JCB Middle East LLC, said: "Saudi Arabia has always been a very important destination for many of JCB cardholders, from both business and religious perspectives.
  • anb's extensive reach in the market will ensure that JCB cardholders will be able to use JCB Cards at their convenience.

CNL, AECL and the University of Ottawa Sign MOU to Pursue Collaborative Research Opportunities

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

CHALK RIVER, Ontario, Nov. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology laboratory, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canada’s nuclear Crown Corporation, and the University of Ottawa to identify and pursue collaborative research opportunities. Building on decades of work together, the MOU formalizes what has been a longstanding relationship between the organizations in order to facilitate joint research projects, foster the professional development of highly qualified personnel, and encourage shared access to specialized infrastructure, all to advance research in health and environmental sciences, clean energy and nuclear safety.

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  • Alongside CNL, AECL is incredibly excited to enter into this agreement with the University of Ottawa, an organization who shares our passion for research, innovation and entrepreneurship, commented Amy Gottschling, Vice-President, Science, Technology & Commercial Oversight, AECL.
  • This objective is at the heart of this agreement with the University of Ottawa, and we are confident that our work will yield results that offer real, meaningful benefits for Canadians.
  • We share their determination to be agile and to seize every opportunity to continually push back the frontiers of research and development.
  • Today it delivers value for Canadians through supporting 14 federal departments and agencies, as well as the global nuclear industry.

Saudi Industrial City Giga-Project Adds New Direct Investments and Contracts to its Total Investments of 26,7 billion USD

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

JAZAN, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia implements the ambitious strategies of Vision 2030 to diversify the economy and unlock the potential of non-oil sectors. One of the giga-projects launched in alignment with Vision 2030 is Jazan City for Primary and Downstream Industries (JCPDI), an industrial city and strategic logistics hub in the southwestern region of the country, on the Red Sea. Today JCPDI announced several investment agreements and projects worth over 267 million USD. New investments in JCPDI aim to promote the economic diversification of the Kingdom, increase the private sector contribution in the economy and attract new foreign direct investments. Overall investments in JCPDI now exceed 26,7 billion USD.

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  • Today JCPDI announced several investment agreements and projects worth over 267 million USD.
  • New investments in JCPDI aim to promote the economic diversification of the Kingdom, increase the private sector contribution in the economy and attract new foreign direct investments.
  • Overall investments in JCPDI now exceed 26,7 billion USD.
  • The newly signed agreements will generate around 300 new direct and indirect high-quality jobs and contribute to the local GDP".

Riyadh and Jeddah feature as first time entrants in Saffron's City Brand Barometer 2022

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

MADRID, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • Riyadh and Jeddah debut with promising city brand assets.
  • Saffron Brand Consultants has launched the City Tourism Brand Barometer 2022, a proprietary biannual study that measures which cities from around the world have the strongest brands to attract international tourism.
  • After the Business edition in 2021, the 2022 City Brand Barometer analyses the highly competitive post-pandemic landscape, and 104 of the most relevant cities to the global tourism industry.
  • Saudi Arabian cities Riyadh (#34) and Jeddah (#47) debut on the City Brand Barometer as Underperformers as with weak buzz but notably strong assets.

Riyadh and Jeddah feature as first time entrants in Saffron's City Brand Barometer 2022

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

MADRID, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • Riyadh and Jeddah debut with promising city brand assets.
  • Saffron Brand Consultants has launched the City Tourism Brand Barometer 2022, a proprietary biannual study that measures which cities from around the world have the strongest brands to attract international tourism.
  • After the Business edition in 2021, the 2022 City Brand Barometer analyses the highly competitive post-pandemic landscape, and 104 of the most relevant cities to the global tourism industry.
  • Saudi Arabian cities Riyadh (#34) and Jeddah (#47) debut on the City Brand Barometer as Underperformers as with weak buzz but notably strong assets.

CNL and General Fusion Sign MOU to Advance Commercial Fusion Energy

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Fusion energy holds great potential as a clean and reliable form of energy for electricity grids, and the MOU will act as a framework for both companies to partner to advance fusion energy research and commercialization.

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  • Fusion energy holds great potential as a clean and reliable form of energy for electricity grids, and the MOU will act as a framework for both companies to partner to advance fusion energy research and commercialization.
  • Overall, the aim is to develop fusion energy research capabilities within CNL, to support the goal of constructing a potential General Fusion commercial power plant in Canada before 2030.
  • CNL is thrilled to build on our commercial relationship with General Fusion, a pioneering company that is advancing a new form of clean energy technology, commented Joe McBrearty, CNLs President and CEO.
  • General Fusion is a Canadian company based in Vancouver and we are excited to advance this framework to collaborate with CNL, a leader in clean energy technologies, said Greg Twinney, CEO, General Fusion.

Battista pure-electric hyper GT makes its Saudi Arabia debut

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

The Battista pure-electric hyper GT by Automobili Pininfarina has arrived on the roads of the Middle East as it makes its dynamic launch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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  • The Battista pure-electric hyper GT by Automobili Pininfarina has arrived on the roads of the Middle East as it makes its dynamic launch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    The Battista boasts 1,900 hp, 2,340 Nm of torque and a top speed of 350 km/h, as well as advanced torque vectoring technology and a bespoke personalisation programme for discerning clients
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Automobili Pininfarina has marked another milestone in its journey as the Battista pure-electric hyper GT takes to Middle East roads for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Nine Motors is responsible for the sale and service of the award-winning hyper GT in key locations across Saudi Arabia and takes the total of world-class retail partners to 27 globally.
  • Automobili Pininfarina's entry into Saudi Arabia complements the Kingdom's Vision 2030 strategy which aims to build a more sustainable future.
  • "It is a very special time for Automobili Pininfarina: the hyper GT has now made its Riyadh debut and production is accelerating daily at our bespoke Atelier.