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issue of COGnizant, our biannual publication published spring and fall highlighting the work of COG, its Members and Supplier Participants.

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opportunities to share knowledge, 
conduct research and develop 
joint projects to achieve excellence.

COGnizant provides a view of the landscape and industry initiatives achieved through COG and by our members. 

President's Message - Summer 2018 

President's Message - Fall/Winter 2017-18 

President's Message - Spring 2017

President's Message - Fall 2016

President's Message - Spring 2016

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Latest News

COGnizant is a CANDU Owners Group (COG) biannual publication. COG is committed to help our community stay current with industry 
activities and events. News is updated on this page as it happens. Bookmark this site to stay up-to-date with news from COG and our members.




Running with the golden baton

As John Sowagi takes over as director of Information Exchange, he reflects on what has come before him and where the department is going.

Goodbye pencils, goodbye books

COG introduces a new innovation to deliver training that is easy, intuitive and gives participants a way to carry their notes back to the office without lugging a binder full of paper.

Lessons from the front

COG’s spring 2019 General Business Meeting brought industry leaders together to share insights on all stages of CANDU refurbishment from planning and preparation through execution, restart and the years of continued operation that follow.



OPG Darlington refurb first quarter update

The project continues to proceed both on time and on budget with more than 82 per cent of the work on Unit 2 now complete.

OPG gets a new CEO

Board appoints CFO Ken Hartwick to replace outgoing Jeff Lyash.

The leader, the company, and the 'it' project

Just like the methodical lead up to the Darlington refurbishment itself, Ontario Power Generation's Senior Vice President of Nuclear Projects Dietmar Reiner spent much of his career preparing to lead Canada's big show.


Embalse Nuclear returns to operation following refurbishment project

The CANDU Owners Group member brought in the new year with a return to operation following life extension work.

SNN Nuclearelectrica celebrates 20-year anniversary

Romanian CANDU operator sees a bright future building on strong past performance at Cernavoda CANDU plant.

Achieving the CANDU promise

COG and members featured in NEI magazine for innovations in technology, culture, and collaboration.

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 SPRING 2017