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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 BELGIUM Mapula Letsoalo 2013 October 23

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

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

4 The Real And Lasting Victories Are Those Of Peace
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

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

6 SAFARI-1 Reactor SAFARI-1 Nuclear Reactor

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

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

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

10 Subsidiary Companies Subsidiary Company
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.

11 Conversion of Mo-99 Production to LEU
NTP Product Portfolio Conversion 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 Medicals Facilities Medical Facility 3 3 2 2 1 1
- Medicals & Industrials - SAFARI-1 - Cyclotron facility 1 1

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

14 Subsidiary Companies Subsidiary Company
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.

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

18 Subsidiary Companies Thank you very much!

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