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The company that oversaw the refurbishment of the two reactors was AECL. As the major portion of their work was upon conclusion, AECL was sold to SNC Lavalin, for $15 million dollars. Skype is basically free for users on the internet and it sold for $8.5 billion. AECL was a crown corporation, designed and operated the Chalk River facility (R&D, medical isotopes) and the CANDU reactor itself. This is the type of reactor in the Canadian plants and many others across the globe.
The deal was brokered by N.M. Rothschild & Sons bank in New York. In November 2010, a few months prior to the sale, AECL received a new business plan/ model. This document had been contracted to and produced by, you guessed it, N.M. Rothschild & Sons. A large portion of the work force was laid off, and an updated code of conduct was introduced. The only thing made public about the Rothschild/AECL document was that AECL had received it.
A reward was given on the Restart project if a worker or someone in management made a significant improvement to the project along the lines of tooling improvements or suggestions about planning and carrying out work activities, among other things. It was called the 'Restart Challenge' coin. The image it bore was that of a Phoenix. In the myths, the phoenix bursts into flames and dies in the fire. It then is reborn from the pile of its own ashes. The phoenix on the coin is sitting in flames.