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20 August 2015

Report on the Regional training course on “Dosimetry at Electron Beam Facilities” 11-15 May, Warsaw – Poland, 2015.

REGIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON “DOSIMETRY AT ELECTRON BEAM FACILITIES” 11-15 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland Regional training course on “Dosimetry at Electron Beam Facilities” was organized at the Institute of Nuclear Research and Technology, Warsaw, Poland during the period 11-15 May 2015. The training course was organized under supervision of Technical Cooperation Department, Division for Europe […]

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20 August 2015

Report on the “Workshop on Energy and Environmental Applications of Accelerators” 23 – 26 June, Argonne – USA, 2015.

Workshop on Energy and Environmental Applications of Accelerators 23-26 June 2015, Argonne, Illinois, USA Workshop on Energy and Environmental Applications of Accelerators took place on June 23 – 26, 2015 at Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois. This workshop was supported by the Office of High Energy Physics, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy […]

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13 August 2015

FAO – Using Nuclear Science to Feed the World

There are a number of videos that promote the use of nuclear sciences to feed the world. The mission of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture is to support and promote the safe and appropriate use of nuclear and related technologies by the FAO/IAEA Member States in food and agriculture […]

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9 August 2015

Industry News

On August 6, 2015 Nordion suffered a fire on a part of the roof above a non-production area of the Operations Building at Nordion’s facility in Kanata, Ottawa. No employees were injured or required medical attention. For further information follow this link.

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3 August 2015

Gamma Technology News

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will conduct a financial scoping study to determine if financial planning requirements for decommissioning and end-of-life management for some radioactive byproduct material are necessary.  For further details follow the link to the Federal Register

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28 July 2015

Applications of Particle Accelerators in Europe

The scientific contributions (on timetable section) and the event photos (at the bottom of the overview page) of the June APAE meeting in London are now accessible on the meeting web page. http://indico.cern.ch/event/377384/overview

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15 July 2015

Partnership Comet – Bühler

After its acquisition of the US manufacturer of low energy electron accelerators PCT Engineered Systems LLC in April 2015, the Swiss COMET Group AG has announced a strategic partnership with the family owned technology group Bühler AG of Uzwil, Switzerland. The two companies plan to develop new applications based on COMET’s compact ebeam technology. Bühler […]

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15 July 2015

EN/ISO 11137 parts 1,2 and 3 – Microbiological and Dosimetric issues.

There is a very important initiative being undertaken by EMPIR (European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research).   Refer to the attached document.   This initiative has significant consequences for the industry in terms of how product is currently processed. “Recent revisions of the medical device radiation sterilization standards (EN/ISO 11137-1,2&3 have highlighted the lack of a […]

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