Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc.

Cameco Corporation (Cameco) owns and is licensed to operate Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. (CFM), located in Port Hope, Ontario. The CNSC has full-time staff who periodically perform inspections to evaluate operations and to verify compliance with regulatory requirements and licence conditions.

Facility Information

Cameco's Port Hope fuel manufacturing facility

The Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. facility in Port Hope, Ontario.

Location: Port Hope, Ontario
Licensee: Cameco Corporation
Status: Operating
Licence issued: March 1, 2012
Licence expires: February 28, 2022
Start of commercial operation: 1957

Licensing documentation: Request a copy of CFM's licence and licence condition handbook by email

CFM is a nuclear fuel fabrication facility that manufactures nuclear fuel bundles for power reactors in Canada. The facility is located in the Municipality of Port Hope, situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario approximately 100 kilometres east of Toronto, Ontario.

Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. website.

Operating Performance of Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc.

The CNSC produces an annual report on the performance of uranium fuel cycle and processing facilities, which includes CFM. The report provides information on events, facility modifications, and areas of increased regulatory focus. It also tracks data on:

  • public and worker radiation dose
  • lost-time incidents for workers
  • environmental monitoring results
  • environmental reportable spills and corrective actions taken
  • current financial guarantees for future decommissioning costs

Read the report to learn about the operating performance of CFM.

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