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