Nordion and General Atomics welcome US National Nuclear Security Administration Phase II funding for new, reliable source of molybdenum-99

OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ – Nordion, a standalone business of Sterigenics International, in partnership with General Atomics (GA), welcome today’s award by the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the Phase II cooperative agreement funding…

Nordion and Bruce Power ensure global Cobalt-60 supply up to 2064

KANATA, ON, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – Nordion and Bruce Power have entered into an agreement to secure the long-term supply of Cobalt-60 up to 2064.

The agreement extends a previous supply arrangement that would have expired at the end of 2028 and now covers the life of the four Bruce B reactors, which will operate up to 2064 once life-extension maintenance programs are completed over the next two decades. The agreement also includes the supply of medical-grade ‘High Specific Activity’ (HSA) Cobalt…

Sterigenics International and its Subsidiary Nordion Enter into Agreement to Acquire REVISS Services

Sterigenics International and its Subsidiary Nordion Enter into Agreement to Acquire REVISS Services

KANATA, ON – August 16, 2016 – Sterigenics International LLC and subsidiary Nordion are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement as part of REVISS’s Solvent Members Voluntary Liquidation to purchase REVISS Services (UK) Limited…

The role of Nordion technology in preventing the spread of the Zika virus

The role of Nordion technology in preventing the spread of the Zika virus

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the global effort to combat the spread of the Zika virus is to include an important role for Cobalt-60, an isotope supplied by Nordion and produced in Bruce Power reactors.

April 4, 2016 – The Zika virus has been linked to birth defects, paralysis (Guillain-Barré syndrome) and, more recently, to a life-threatening type of brain inflammation…