Adopt Non Destructive Testing to avoid gas disasters – Atomic Energy to Industries

The National Nuclear Research Institute (NNRI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has called for the use of Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Technology in industry to avoid potential disasters. Director of Institute, Dr. Gorman Ofosu said the solution to the incessant gas and fuel station explosions in the country to some extent lies with NDT technology. Speaking…

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GAEC Targets Major Improvements in Health and Agriculture

The five years Corporate Strategic Plan (CSP) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has targeted improvements in the Health and Agriculture sectors in Ghana. The CSP that will be GAEC’s  strategic operational document till December 2021 as part of it’s focused areas will facilitate the Establishment of Strategic National Facilities and Institutions. The Director…

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GAEC Trains Ghana Air Force in Non- Destructive Testing (NDT) Technology

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has equipped officers of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), (Air Force Division) with skills on Non – Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques to ensure quality in the discharge of their duties. The training programme that was spearheaded by the GAEC Technology Transfer and Marketing Centre (TTMC) hosted ten (10) participants from…

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Competent Based Training Programme Complements Government’s Capacity Building Agenda – GAEC

The Director of Administration at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), Mr. Felix Adeku, has stated that the Commission’s Competent Based Training (CBT) Programme to equip informal sector workers is in line with the president’s vision for job creation. The Director disclosed this in his address at the opening ceremony of the second edition of…

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Ghana Atomic Energy Commission is Efficient in Welding Technology – Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Prof Frimpong Boateng has lauded the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), saying its expertise in Welding Technology is outstanding. The Minister made this remark on Monday May 21, 2018 at a workshop organized by his outfit on the establishment of the Ghana Innovation and Research Commercialization…

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GHANA IS DEVELOPING THE EXPERTISE TO MANAGE WASTE FROM NUCLEAR POWER PLANT OPERATIONS – (GAEC)

The Manager in charge of the Radioactive Waste Management Centre (RWMC), of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), Dr. Eric Tetteh Glover, has disclosed that his outfit is developing the expertise to handle waste generated from nuclear power. The RWMC which falls directly under the Radiation Protection Institute of GAEC has the mandate to secure…

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GAEC Institutes Board Members Sworn into Office

A total of 49 members were inaugurated to serve on the Institutional Boards of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) on October 25, 2017 at the SNAS conference room. The Institutes include, the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI), National Nuclear Research Institute (NNRI), Nuclear Power Institute (NPI), Radiation Protection Institute (RPI), Radiological and…

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Be Visible on Your Properties – Deputy Minister Charges GAEC

The Deputy Minister of Environment Science and Technology and innovation Mrs. Patricia Appiagye, has charged the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission to utilize its available lands to prevent encroachment. The deputy Minister who addressed the leadership of the Commission during her one-day working visit lamented that lands that are yet to be developed by the Commission…

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Abandoned Masts Are Death Traps

The Manager in charge of the Health Physics and Instrumentation Centre of the RPI of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) Dr. Owusu Banahene, has raised concerns over dangers human lives are exposed to with regards to abandoned radiofrequency and Telecommunication Masts. Dr. Banahene who raised this concern in an interview, disclosed that, some disused masts…

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Let’s not Kill the One District One Factory Vision with Energy Crisis – Prof. Nyarko Advices

The Director General of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) Prof. Benjamin Nayrko has hinted that the “One District One Factory” initiative may face severe setbacks if recommendations made by energy experts are not taken into consideration. The Director General made this revelation at his inaugural lecture as a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of…

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Gov’t to Regulate Private Partnership Deals With State Research Institutions

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Environment Science Technology and Innovation (MESTI) has advanced plans to regulate private partnership deals with state research institutions. The development is aimed at ensuring that the state retains ownership of findings after a research activity. The special assistant to the Minister of MESTI, Mr. Oliver Boakye, disclosed…

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