Presentation on theme: "NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd"— Presentation transcript:
1 NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd A subsidiary of Necsa LtdPelindaba, South AfricaNTP’S ROLE IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE GLOBALLY AND COOPERATION WITH BELGIUMMapula Letsoalo2013 October 23
2 Depleted Uranium Fabrication Facility (Pelindaba) NTP Radioisotopes (Pty) LtdContentsRole in global Mo-99 supplyRole in SA nuclear medicineContinued relations with IRE
3 NTP located at the Necsa Pelindaba Site Geographical Location of NTP RadioisotopesGeographical Location of NTP RadioisotopesPretoriaJohannesburgSowetoOR TamboNTP located at the Necsa Pelindaba Site
4 The Real And Lasting Victories Are Those Of Peace In 1991, the South Africangovernment signed theNon-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)and became the first and onlynation to voluntarily declare anddismantle its nuclear weaponsAnd they shall beat their swordsinto ploughshares ... – Isaiah 2:4
5 Mo-99 Production & Related Facilities 53142- Radiochemical Production Plant- Commercial Office- Radiopharmaceutical Production Plant- Radioanalytical Labs- SAFARI-1
7 Mo-99 Production at NTP Mo-99 Production at NTP SAFARI-1 Reactor Target Plate IrradiationNuclear Fuel AssembliesEnriched Uranium InventoryFuel Production PlantTarget PlatesIrradiated platesDepleted Uranium InventoryWasteNuclear Waste ManagementRadiochemical Production PlantChemical Extraction and purification of Mo-99Waste Disposal & Storage FacilitiesTransport Container Design Manufacture, LicenseNTP Generator ManufactureInternational MarketLocal & International Users
8 NTP Product Portfolio NTP - IRE Cooperation Collaborative partnership since 1997Mo-99 Supply crisisIncreased production outputTotal: Ci/week
9 Radioisotope Source Containers Radioisotope Source Containers Depleted uranium fabrication facilityRadiochemical 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 partnerSpecialize in managing the logistics of dangerous goods including radioactive materials.
11 Conversion of Mo-99 Production to LEU NTP Product PortfolioConversion of Mo-99 Production to LEU2007Theoretical feasibility studies2008Cold and depleted uranium experiments2009NNR approval received for test stageHot runs commence2010Submission to Regulators (June)Validation runs (July)NNR approval routiine ops (Sept)FDA approval for use in US (Nov)2011Routine supply of LEU Mo-99 (June)
13 Nuclear Medical Isotopes & Related Products Radiopharmaceuticals NovaTec-P Tc-99m Generator, Cold kitsF-18 FDGI-131 Capsules, Solution and MIBGNewLu-177 dotatateF-CholinePET-CT Image
14 Subsidiary Companies Subsidiary Company NTP has a 100% shareholding in AEC-Amersham SOC LtdExclusive 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 CapeLocated at Tygerberg PET/CT CentreOfficial opening - April 2012
16 Subsidiary Companies Subsidiary Company Fully-owned subsidiary company NTP Radioisotopes (Europe) S.A.Established on 1 February 2013Located in Belgium – IRE siteManufacturer 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 accessoriesAlso manufactures a range of Ir-192 brachytherapy products
17 and to our country’s global standing. Subsidiary CompaniesConclusionNecsa/ NTP’s nuclear technology is making a major contribution to the economyand to our country’s global standing.