The Australasian Radiation Protection Society Inc (ARPS) is a professional society of members engaged in one or more aspects of radiation protection.
The IRPA website gets updated regularly with radiation protection news from around the world. A link to IRPA is in the "Links of interest" area, or just click here.
Two new items have just been added to the IRPA site.
The long wait is over...the draft EIS for the Olympic Dam Expansion Project is now available. The draft EIS, along with many other explanatory documents and videos, can be viewed at:
YouTube contains many Radiation Protection videos that may be of interest to ARPS members. I have inserted few examples that may interest members and give you an idea what sort of content is available from YouTube. Be aware, some work places frown on the use of YouTube and block access. However, there is a lot of educational material available on YouTube to the selective viewer.
Broadband is required to watch these videos...
Canadian uranium giant Cameco Corp is building a 40-person mine camp and preparing for a groundbreaking drilling program at its Kintyre project in the east Pilbara, less than a year after buying the worldclass asset off Rio Tinto for $US495 million ($692 million).
This past weekend marked the 30th anniversary of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island.
Bob Cringely discusses what it was like being there and the lessons learned but forgotten..
A very interesting read can be had at Cringely's blog here
Some uranium has allegedly turned up in a police raid in rural Victoria, Australia.
Read about it in the Age Newspaper
Government Skills Australia had publicised a number of consultation workshops on the draft unit of competency “Safely perform radiation protection tasks at a emergency incident site”.
“Science meets Parliament” meeting in Canberra was held over two days, 17th and 18th of March 2009.
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