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Resolve Optics supports visual inspection in nuclear environments
24 July, 2020
UK-based Resolve Optics has reported that its non-browning lenses are...
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International study finds plutonium particles were released during Fukushima accident
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by Researchers have found that small amounts of plutonium were included inside cesium-rich microparticles (CsMPs) emitted during the Fukushima Daiichi accident in 2011.

General Atomics to deliver radiation monitoring systems to Millstone 3
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has been awarded a contract from Dominion Energy to deliver radiation monitoring systems for unit 3 of the Millstone Power Station...

IAEA reports on elevated radiation levels in northern Europe
Monday, July 06, 2020 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 2 July that the recent detection of slightly elevated levels of radioisotopes in northern Europe is likely related to a...

Belarus receives IAEA radiological monitoring equipment
Monday, June 01, 2020 by In the wake of the forest fires in the Chernobyl exclusion zone straddling Ukraine and Belarus in April, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced it has helped to...

Swedish regulator reports on radiation safety at Forsmark
Friday, May 01, 2020 by The radiation safety at Forsmark's Kraftgrupp AB's three boiling water reactors at the Forsmark nuclear power plant is acceptable the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) said on...

Chernobyl forest fire threatens radwaste store
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by The forest fire in the Chernobyl exclusion zone which began on 4 April was still burning on 14 April, Ukrainian media reported, raising concerns about a possible increase in...

Rosatom to modernise neutron-flux monitoring equipment at Kozloduy 5&6
Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Rusatom Service, the electric power division of Russia's state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, has been selected to modernise neutron-flux monitoring equipment at 5 and 6 of...

Chernobyl fungus used in space experiments
Friday, February 14, 2020 by American astronauts plan to take samples of fungus from the walls of the Chernobyl nuclear plant on-board the International Space Station (IIS) for experimentation, Russia’s...

Nuvia Canada awarded contract by Bruce
Monday, October 07, 2019 by Canada’s Bruce Power on 3 October signed a $58 million contract with Nuvia Canada for radiation protection services during the Major Component Replacement Unit 6 project.

New study suggests Russia’s Mayak may be the source of 2017 ruthenium release
Friday, August 02, 2019 by Russia’s Mayak PA reprocessing plant in the southern Urals region (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) is the most likely source of a release of ruthenium-106 detected...

IAEA opens new linear accelerator
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has marked the opening of a new linear accelerator (linac) facility at its laboratories in Seibersdorf.

Drones map radiation near Chernobyl
Thursday, May 09, 2019 by A team of British scientists has completed the most comprehensive survey yet of Chernobyl’s Red Forest, identifying previously undetected radiation ‘hot-spots.’

ANSTO installs emissions monitoring equipment
Tuesday, February 05, 2019 by The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation's (ANSTO) medical isotope production facility announced in January that it had become the second in the world to install...

Source of Ru-106 emissions still a mystery
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by A meeting of the commission set up to investigate increased concentrations of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 (Ru-106) in the atmosphere in Europe and Russia last year has failed...

UAE opens first dosimetry lab
Sunday, April 08, 2018 by The UAE’s first laboratory for measuring radiation levels was inaugurated on 1 April at Khalifa University, Gulf News reported. The Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory (SSDL) is...

Tritium found in Wisconsin groundwater
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by US LaCrosseSolutions, a subsidiary of nuclear waste disposal company EnergySolutions, announced on 12 March that it had detected elevated levels of tritium in a monitoring well near...

Russian commission says Mayak not the source of Ru-106. 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Russian officials on 8 December again denied the Mayak production association in Ozersk (Urals) was the source of radioactive ruthenium-106 (Ru-106) detected over Europe in September.

Chernobyl’s new shelter reduces radiation levels
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Gamma radiation levels in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant have fallen, on average, to a tenth of previous levels following completion of the New Safe...

Russia boosts cobalt-60 production
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by Russia’s Research Institute for Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) has started the industrial production of ionising radiation (gamma) sources based on cobalt-60 (Co-60), which are widely used...

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