Our Story

Radiation Professionals was formed in 2007 to fill an identified deficiency in the provision of expert radiation advice to the mining, exploration, petroleum, industrial and regulatory sectors in general with special focus on the uranium exploration and mining sectors and the petroleum industry in particular. The formation of the company brought together a wide range of expertise from industry, academia and government that form the basis of our expert consulting group today. Some of our recent projects include;

NORM IN PETROLEUM

  • Survey of FPSO for NORM identification prior to cessation of production
  • Overall NORM management during CoP and facility decontamination
  • Radiological assessment on a number of offshore NORM’s affected petroleum facilities
  • Various surveys, liaison with regulators and providing advice on disposal of NORM contaminated waste for onshore petroleum facility

 

NORM IN MINING

  • Baseline and ongoing radiological assessment of mineral sands mining and processing operations including providing RSO functions
  • Modelling and measurement of Radon emanations from tailings facilities
  • Audit of processing plant radiation management practices and generation of complete radiation management documentation
  • Background environmental studies for rare earths projects

 

INDUSTRIAL GAUGES

  • Provision of a complete training package (including RSO) for fixed radiation gauges at a new mine and processing facility, including consultation with government bodies
  • Ongoing storage of gauges and managing gauge transport
  • Supervision of transport and provision of storage facilities for industrial gauges

 

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

  • Assisting the IAEA with provision of training and advice to regulators from various countries
  • Current external radiation advisers for the disposal operations for radioactive waste at the Mt Walton Intractable Waste Disposal Facility (IWDF)
  • As a member of The Safety Collective Radiation Professionals is a workplace health and safety services panel member for the Department of Defence

 

OTHER PROJECTS

  • Assisting many clients in various industries to classify, understand, manage and ultimately dispose of low level and intermediate radioactive wastes
  • Provision of training, advice and documentation to a metallurgical laboratory for the management of radioactive substances and residues
  • Investigation and verification of presence of radioactive contamination in shipping containers, supervision of documentation and waste removal/disposal