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Bruce Power Completes Largest Delivery of Cobalt-60

Bruce Power, a member of iia, has completed delivery of the company’s largest ever harvest of cobalt-60 to Nordion.  The harvest from Bruce Power’s Unit 8 was completed during planned maintenance of the reactor as part of Bruce’s Life-Extension Program and Major Component Replacement project. ...

Bruce Power, a member of iia, has completed delivery of the company’s largest ever harvest of cobalt-60 to Nordion.  The harvest from Bruce Power’s Unit 8 was completed during planned maintenance of the reactor as part of Bruce’s Life-Extension Program and Major Component Replacement project. ...

On 2nd November the iia hosted its webinar ‘GAMMA IRRADIATION for Today and the Future’. The webinar focused on three topical issues that are important to gamma irradiation today and for the future: cobalt-60, sustainability and cybersecurity. Martin Comben of iia introduced the topics and explained...

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E-BEAM Services Inc., a member of iia, has announced a significant expansion of it's facility located in Lebanon, Ohio, USA. This investment and expansion signify E-BEAM Services continued, steady growth. The state-of-the-art space is designed for the housing of another world class electron beam accelerator and...

The iia is pleased to announce the formation of its Technical Advisory Group! The iia Technical Advisory Group (TAG) has been formed by the iia to strengthen the connection between the iia and its membership. The primary roles of TAG will be to provide guidance and...

The iia is pleased to announce that Riaz Bandali has been appointed to the board of the International Irradiation Association.  Riaz is currently the President of Nordion (Canada) Inc. and member of the Sotera Health Executive Committee.  Prior to joining Nordion, Riaz served as the President &...

The iia is pleased to welcome Dioxitek S.A. as its newest member. Dioxitek , based in Argentina, undertake various activities including the production of uranium dioxide powder used to fuel nuclear power plants in Argentina, the commercialisation of Moybenum-99 used in nuclear medicine and the production...

James Scongack of Bruce Power gave a keynote presentation at IMRP18 in Vancouver. Several years later the International Irradiation Association (iia) was one of a small number of organisations that supported the formation of the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC). Today iia continues to support...

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Symec Enginers Pvt Ltd, a member of iia, partnered with Ansell Sterile Solutions Pvt Ltd to set up India's first integrated medical glove manufacturing, packaging and sterilization facility at SIPCOT Industrial Park, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu.  The facility will span more than 70,000 sq meters when...

On 10 January CIVRIEUX D’AZERGES, FRANCE / Däniken, Switzerland – Ionisos and Studer Cables AG announced an agreement under which Ionisos is acquiring an E-beam sterilization and cross- linking facility from Studer Cables AG in Däniken, Switzerland. The acquisition increases Ionisos’ sterilization capacity, diversifies its...

The iia is pleased to welcome Meissner Consulting GmbH as its newest member.  Meissner Consulting offers complete solutions for facility engineering and process development to users and prospective users of particle accelerators.  With executive management experience and a PhD in nuclear physics, Dr. Jörn Meissner...

The latest iia publication - The development of radiation processing in Latin America and the Caribbean Region is now available in the publications section of our website. Latin America and the Caribbean Region have an established history of scientific research and the commercial application of radiation processing....

The construction of a new irradiation center next to Cai Cui port, the central port of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, has been announced by Can Tho Irradiation Joint Stock Company on July, 14, 2022. On an area of nearly 2 hectares, a multi-purpose irradiation facility...

BGS Beta-Gamma-Service, a member of iia, has announced the expansion of its warehouse capacity in order to meet increasing demand for its sterilisation services.  BGS is also investing in the extension of a new laboratory in order to meet increased material testing requirements for radiation...

On 27th April 2022, The China Isotope & Radiation Corporation (CIRC), a member of iia, published its 2021 annual report.  This document shows the complex nature and wide scope of CIRC activities that include research and development, manufacturing and sales of pharmaceuticals, radioactive sources and...

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