Work undertaken around the World:
Please note that the list below includes some work for the UN/IAEA, described in the separate section of the website.

27 mining and mineral processing companies:

Heavy mineral sands, uranium, niobium, rare earths, coal, oil & gas, titanium pigment, zirconium, phosphate, gold
Cameroon, China, Gabon, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Syria, Tanzania, Ukraine, Zambia

  • Development of radiation management plans and standard operating procedures, training of personnel, preparation of internal and external reports, creation of monitoring databases;
  • Pre-operational (baseline) and operational radiation monitoring: gamma radiation levels, radon and thoron, monitoring of ground and surface waters, analysis of dust filters for gross alpha activity concentrations, advice on the management of radiation density gauges;
  • Modelling of radiation exposures of workers and members of the public, modelling of environmental impacts, advice on all pre-operational radiation monitoring and management, review of documents, meetings with the communities and government departments, complete audits of radiation monitoring and management at mining and mineral processing operations;
  • Development of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for different minerals and concentrates, studies of national and international regulations and guidelines applicable to a specific NORM in different countries.

2 mineral and radiochemical laboratories:

Kazakhstan, South Africa

  • Advice on the methods of analysis for radionuclides and on reporting of the results.

27 transport organisations and logistics companies:

7 port authorities, 6 airports, 5 airlines, 9 shipping agents
China, Japan, Malaysia, Kenya, Singapore

  • Advice on transport and storage of NORM, on security screening and other relevant procedures

3 environmental service and public relations companies:

Hungary, Malaysia

  • Advice on radiation monitoring and management of NORM and on the different approaches to public engagement.

25 government departments and organisations:

Azerbaijan, Cameroon, China, Gabon, Greece, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Namibia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Zambia

  • Advice on radiation protection regulations and guidelines, national and international transport, import and export of NORM, assessment of doses for workers and the public, environmental impact assessments;
  • Complete radiation protection audits of radiologically contaminated sites in a country, and of radiation monitoring systems and strategies.

8 scientific, research and educational institutions:

Brazil, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Poland, Ukraine, Zambia

  • Development, review and advice on NORM regulations and guidelines and on the classification of radiologically contaminated sites, development of NORM databases;
  • Advice on research into NORM and on the transport of mineral concentrates, cooperation in international studies of NORM transport.

5 non-for profit organisations and industry associations:

Belgium, China, UK, USA, Zambia

  • Advice on NORM regulations and guidelines, assessment of mining, processing and tranport proposals, review of published reports and documents. Research into speific NORM considerations for different industries.