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Largest IAEA operation to remove disused sources

Largest IAEA operation to remove disused sources

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.

Regulation & Safety 01 May 2018


Consolidation increases Macusani resource base

Consolidation increases Macusani resource base

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.

Uranium & Fuel 13 November 2014


Fuel cycle roundup #19

Fuel cycle roundup #19

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

Uranium & Fuel 17 January 2014


Fuel cycle roundup #17

Fuel cycle roundup #17

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

Uranium & Fuel 27 November 2013


Minor amputation after radiography incident

Minor amputation after radiography incident

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.

Regulation & Safety 27 July 2012