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New imaging technology can detect nuclear, other radioactive threats in real-time

The new system called neutron-gamma emission tomography (NGET) enables quick 3D imaging of the source of neutron and gamma-ray emissions from weapons-grade plutonium and other special nuclear materials. Representative Image / Credit: Pixabay

Nuclear material for sale!

Amid the raging pandemic in the southern Indian state of Maharashtra, the anti-terrorism squad arrested on May 6, two persons (Jagar Jayesh Pandya and Abu Tahir Afzal Hussain Choudhry) for attempting to sell seven kilograms of highly radioactive uranium for a price of about Rs 210 million. The “gentlemen” had advertised the proposed sale online.

Smuggling of Indian Uranium & Western Silence

Should the seizure of some 2.5 kilogrammes of unprocessed uranium from four Nepalese nationals and the arrest of Nepalese nationals in Kathmandu ring alarm internationally? Of course.

State: Device stolen from Durham contains radioactive material, could pose health, safety risk

A tool used to measure compaction of asphalt in road construction with a radioactive component was discovered missing on Thursday and was reported to the NC Radiation Protection Section and local law enforcement. Where the tool was stolen from was not released

Potentially hazardous radioactive material stolen out of Durham, state officials say

North Carolina officials are alerting residents to be on the lookout for potentially hazardous radioactive material stolen out of a Durham construction site on Thursday.

Illicit trade of “highly radioactive” uranium uncovered in Indian city

ISLAMABAD, May 7 (APP): The Indian police have arrested two men for illegally possessing the highly radioactive natural uranium which could potentially be used by the terrorists to make nuclear explosives

Man gets 15 years for plot to release radiation in Fashion Square Mall

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man will spend the next 15 years in federal prison for stealing radioactive material that he then planned to release inside Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall as part of a suicide plot.

IAEA Facilitates Safe and Secure Removal of Disused Sealed Radioactive Source in Bahrain

A disused sealed radioactive source (DSRS) has been successfully removed from a public hospital in Bahrain and shipped to a safe and secure storage facility abroad with support from the IAEA, despite increased challenges in conducting operations like this during the global pandemic

Phoenix man sentenced for planning to release radioactive materials in Scottsdale, Payson

Phoenix man sentenced for planning to release radioactive materials in Scottsdale, Payson

European Regulators Assess their Implementation of the Guidance on the Management of Disused Radioactive Sources

A national policy and strategy that accounts for the management of disused radioactive sources at the end of their life cycle is essential to prevent such sources from getting stolen or lost with potential safety and security consequences.

Security of Radioactive Sources Enhanced by the Republic of the Congo with Assistance from the IAEA

Two disused radioactive sources, previously employed in cancer treatment, are now in safe and secure storage in the Republic of the Congo, following successful transport and increased security at their temporary storage facility, with the support of the IAEA

MSTS Securing Slovakia’s Radioactive Materials

Radioactive materials — called radioactive sources — play a larger part in industries than many of us realize. Radioactive sources are often found in tools utilized in the medical industry, industrial (construction, oil or gas drilling), and in power plants.

Sin gestión no hay seguridad que aguante

En las prácticas con material radiactivo a nivel global cada vez existe mayor conciencia de la amenaza de hurto o sabotaje de las fuentes radiactivas y las consecuencias de actos maliciosos.

Mexico Informs IAEA About Recovery of Stolen Radiography Camera

The Comision Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias (CNSNS), the Mexican nuclear regulator, has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about the theft and subsequent safe recovery of a radiography camera containing a radioactive source.

Emiten alerta para 9 estados por el robo de una fuente radiactiva en Edomex

Las autoridades de Seguridad y Protección Civil emitieron una alerta para el Estado de México, Ciudad de México, Hidalgo, Querétaro, Michoacán, Guerrero, Morelos, Puebla y Tlaxcala, por el robo de un equipo de radiografía industrial que aloja en su interior una fuente radiactiva

México emite alerta en nueve estados por el robo de una fuente radiactiva

El Gobierno mexicano emitió una alerta en nueve estados por el robo de una fuente radiactiva de alta peligrosidad e hizo un llamado a los ciudadanos a evitar abrirla en caso de encontrarla.

Emiten alerta por robo de fuente radiactiva

La alerta por fuente radiactiva incluye a los estados de Guanajuato, Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Michoacán, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Estado de México y Zacatecas

Increase the Security of Radioactive Sources

Radioactive sources number in the hundreds of thousands and exist in every country in the world. They help us fight cancer, protect crops, make food and buildings safer, acquire resources buried deep underground and much more

Raising awareness, improving security and strengthening global standards to prevent dirty bombs

NTI works with countries and industry on strategies to better secure radiological materials.

Category 3 Source Security and Accountability Re-Evaluation

On October 18, 2016, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a Staff Requirements Memorandum (SRM) for COMJMB-16-0001, "Proposed Staff Re-Evaluation of Category 3 Source Accountability," (SRM-COMJMB-16-0001) ...

SOUTH AMERICAN REGIONAL TRANSPORT SECURITY SERIES

An interactive virtual forum on the Security of Nuclear and Radioactive Material During Transport Weekly sessions begin March 3, 2021 All sessions will be held using English/Spanish Remote Simultaneous Interpretation

Radioactive material ‘a magnet for groups with malicious intent’, warns UN nuclear watchdog chief

More than 50 ministers and 2,000 experts in the field are attending the International Conference on Nuclear Security, hosted by the UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Vienna.