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Largest IAEA operation to remove disused sources

Regulation and Safety

01 May 2018

Source container shipment from Paraguay - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has helped remove 27 disused highly radioactive sources - mainly used for medical purposes such as treating cancer and sterilising instruments - from five South American countries. It was the largest such project facilitated by the IAEA in terms of both the number of sources and countries involved.

Fuel cycle roundup #19

Uranium and Fuel

17 January 2014

• More U at Manyingee
• African projects refinanced
• Nichols Ranch gearing up
• PEA for Peruvian project
• Fuel contract for Hanhikivi

Minor amputation after radiography incident

Regulation and Safety

27 July 2012

A Peruvian radiographer has lost part of a finger after working with an unshielded iridium-192 source. The event is classified a 'serious incident' at Level 3 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

Consolidation increases Macusani resource base

Uranium and Fuel

13 November 2014

Macusani Yellowcake has seen its Peruvian uranium resource base grow following the completion of a series of consolidation transactions and the company says it is taking steps towards project permitting as well as expanding exploration work.

Fuel cycle roundup #17

Uranium and Fuel

27 November 2013

• Toro confirms Wiluna resources
• More reserves found at Lost Creek
• White Mesa mill to go on standby
• Azincourt buys Peruvian assets