Ghana Hosts Nigerian Nuclear Engineers on Reactor Core Conversion

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) organized a program that hosted 10 Nigerian Nuclear Engineers at the International Miniature Neutron Source Reactor (MNSR) Training Facility (IMTF) in Accra, Ghana. The Centre Manager of the National Research Reactors Centre (NRRC) under the National Nuclear Research Institute (NNRI), GAEC, Dr.…

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Nuclear Power is Key to Ghana’s Quest for Industrialization – Dr. Thomas Mensah

“Ghana’s developmental dreams will be short-lived without a constant supply of electricity to power industries”.  Dr. Mensah made this statement on a working visit to the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), to ascertain the effective use of Nuclear Technology in national development. Dr. Mensah is a Ghanaian-American chemical engineer who works in fiber optics and nanotechnology. He…

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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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