Further Improvements

May 2003
Nuclear Plant Journal;May/Jun2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Bruce Power chief executive officer Duncan Hawthorne's announcement that the company will spend $400 million to return Bruce A Units 3 and 4 nuclear reactors to service in 2003. Amount allotted for improving four Bruce B nuclear reactors to their original rating.


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