Below is a link for your information is the latest update from the AIPES ERT group on the continuing NTP problem and also some advice about a recent Generator Facility problem in Australia. The next ERT meeting is scheduled for 9 July 2018.
Please note that there has not been a problem with either the OPAL Reactor or Processing facility and that international shipments of bulk 99Mo have continued as scheduled. Please consult the ANSTO website (http://www.ansto.gov.au/AboutANSTO/MediaCentre/News/ACS181901) for correct information.
We will continue to monitor the supply situation closely, if you are regularly experiencing shortages at the moment, please let us know the details.
Communicaton below from Jean-Michel Vanderhofstadt, Director General AIPES and Bernard Ponsard, Chairman ERT
Mo---99 Production Activities at NTP Radioisotopes (NTP)
US National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine report on Molybdenum-99 for Medical Imaging
There is some risk of supply reduction in March, when ORIS will shut down during weeks 11 and 12 and in April when there are NRU outages in weeks 16, 17, 18.
Other potential risk periods are May, week 19 and June, week 23.
Prof. Alan Perkins, High Level Group on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes.
Please click on the link below to view full article from World Nuclear News regarding Molybdenum supplies: