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IAEA Unveils Unique World Uranium Map

The IAEA has launched a comprehensive, online interactive and integrated digital map of the world’s uranium distribution and deposits. This second edition of World Distribution of Uranium Deposits was developed with contributions from the Saskatchewan ... Continue reading

Meet Oklo, the Earth’s Two-billion-year-old only Known Natural Nuclear Reactor

Physicist Francis Perrin sat at a nuclearfuel-processing plant down in the south of France, thinking to himself: “This cannot be possible.” It was 1972. On the one hand, there was a dark piece of radioactive natural uranium ore, extracted from a mine i... Continue reading

Combating the effects of climate change in the Caribbean

When it comes to climate change, the islands of the Caribbean are particularly under threat. Representatives from ten Caribbean countries are at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna to discuss the use of nuclear science and technology in dealing with this p... Continue reading

New Publication Provides Guidance on Operating Experience Programmes to Improve Safety

A new publication shows nuclear installation operators and regulatory bodies how they can systematically learn from experience to reduce the likelihood of events that could compromise safety. Continue reading

IAEA Helps Mexico Check Safety of Buildings after Strong Quakes

In Mexico, a country prone to earthquakes, nuclear technology will help check the integrity of buildings that have suffered structural damage after an earthquake. Continue reading

Tried and Tested: IAEA Milestones Approach Now Applied to Uranium Production

You explore uranium, you perform feasibility studies, you develop the project, you mine the uranium, you process and produce it, you transport it, you decommission the project and remediate the site. Continue reading

New IAEA Safety Guide Provides Roadmap for Establishing Radiation Safety Infrastructure

A new safety guide designed to help countries build strong radiation safety infrastructure is now available. Continue reading

IAEA Reviews Saudi Arabia’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded a twelve-day mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to review its development of infrastructure for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR... Continue reading