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NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd A subsidiary of Necsa Ltd Pelindaba, South Africa NTP’S ROLE IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE GLOBALLY AND COOPERATION WITH BELGIUMwww.ntp.co.za.

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1 NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd A subsidiary of Necsa Ltd Pelindaba, South Africa NTP’S ROLE IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE GLOBALLY AND COOPERATION WITH BELGIUMwww.ntp.co.za Mapula Letsoalo 2013 October 23

2 Depleted Uranium Fabrication Facility (Pelindaba) Contents Role in global Mo-99 supply Role in SA nuclear medicine Continued relations with IRE NTP Radioisotopes (Pty) Ltd

3 Pretoria Johannesburg Soweto OR Tambo NTP located at the Necsa Pelindaba Site Geographical Location of NTP Radioisotopes

4 In 1991, the South African government signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and became the first and only nation to voluntarily declare and dismantle its nuclear weapons And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares... – Isaiah 2:4 The Real And Lasting Victories Are Those Of Peace

5 Radiochemical Production Plant 2-Commercial Office 3-Radiopharmaceutical Production Plant 4-Radioanalytical Labs 5-SAFARI-1 Mo-99 Production & Related Facilities

6 SAFARI-1 Nuclear ReactorSAFARI-1 Reactor

7 Mo-99 Production at NTP Radiochemical Production Plant Chemical Extraction and purification of Mo-99 Waste Disposal & Storage Facilities NTP Generator Manufacture Transport Container Design Manufacture, License Local & International Users Nuclear Waste Management Depleted Uranium Inventory International Market Waste Irradiated plates Target Plates Nuclear Fuel Assemblies Fuel Production Plant Enriched Uranium Inventory Mo-99 Production at NTP SAFARI-1 Reactor Target Plate Irradiation

8 NTP Product Portfolio Collaborative partnership since 1997 Mo-99 Supply crisis Increased production output NTP - IRE Cooperation Total: Ci/week

9 Radiochemical Transport Containers (1 500 Ci Mo-99, 125kg) Depleted uranium fabrication facility Radioisotope Source Containers

10 Subsidiary Companies NTP Logistics is a joint venture company between NTP Radioisotopes (51 %) and a BEE partner Specialize in managing the logistics of dangerous goods including radioactive materials. Subsidiary Company

11 NTP Product PortfolioConversion of Mo-99 Production to LEU 2007 Theoretical feasibility studies 2008 Cold and depleted uranium experiments 2009 NNR approval received for test stage Hot runs commence 2010 Submission to Regulators (June) Validation runs (July) NNR approval routiine ops (Sept) FDA approval for use in US (Nov) 2011 Routine supply of LEU Mo-99 (June)

12 Medical Facility Medicals & Industrials 2-SAFARI-1 3-Cyclotron facility Medicals Facilities 1 2 3

13 Radiopharmaceuticals NovaTec-P Tc-99m Generator, Cold kits F-18 FDG I-131 Capsules, Solution and MIBG New Lu-177 dotatate F-Choline Nuclear Medical Isotopes & Related Products Radiopharmaceuticals

14 Subsidiary Companies NTP has a 100% shareholding in AEC- Amersham SOC Ltd Exclusive distributor in Africa of NTP's radiopharmaceutical products as well as a range of life science research and other products. Subsidiary Company

15 Corporate Social Investment PET/CT Scanner donated to people of Western Cape Located at Tygerberg PET/CT Centre Official opening - April 2012

16 Subsidiary CompaniesSubsidiary Company Fully-owned subsidiary company NTP Radioisotopes (Europe) S.A. Established on 1 February 2013 Located in Belgium – IRE site Manufacturer and distributor of gamma-radiography equipment used in the non- destructive testing (NDT) industry, including sealed radioactive sources containing Ir- 192, Se-75 and Co-60, as well as the GammaMat range of NDT projectors and accessories Also manufactures a range of Ir-192 brachytherapy products

17 Subsidiary CompaniesConclusion Necsa/ NTP’s nuclear technology is making a major contribution to the economy and to our country’s global standing.

18 Subsidiary CompaniesThank you very much!


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