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    Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA)

    According to its mission statement, the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (PNRA) mission is to "ensure safe operation of nuclear facilities and to protect radiation workers, [the] general public and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation by formulating and implementing effective regulations and building a relationship of trust with the licensees and maintain transparency in its actions and decisions ...

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    Uranium mining began at Nanganai in 1996. [1] As with the Qabul Khel and Taunsa sites, the average grade of the uranium is between 0.02 and 0.03 percent, and in-situ leaching technology is used for extraction. [2]

    [1] Muhammad Mansoor, "Nuclear Minerals in Pakistan," The Nucleus, 42 (1-2), 2005, pp.73-83.
    [2] Global Fissile ...

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    Chemical Plant Complex

    The Chemical Plant Complex is located near Dera Ghazi Khan, close to the BC-1 Uranium Mill. The facility was supplied by CES Kalthof G.m.b.H of Freiburg, Germany, and began operations in 1980. [1] Although imagery analysis shows expansion of facilities at the Dera Ghazi Khan site, [2] Pakistani officials claim that the facilities closed following the Baghalchore ...

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    Chemical Processing Plant (CPP)

    In November 2006, the PAEC announced its intention to build the Pakistan Nuclear Power Fuel Complex (PNPFC), an indigenous nuclear fuel manufacturing facility under IAEA safeguards. [1] The complex is reportedly being built in Faisalabad, and the Chemical Processing Plant (CPP) is the first facility under construction. Construction is planned to be completed by 2012, and the CPP will convert ...

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    Sihala Enrichment Plant

    The Sihala Enrichment Facility is reportedly a pilot enrichment plant built in 1978 using equipment and technology clandestinely acquired from Western states. The facility is not under IAEA safeguards, and no further open source information is available on its current operational status.

    Source: Jeffrey T. Richelson, Spying on the Bomb (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007 ...

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    New Laboratories Reprocessing Facility

    Located at the Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (PINSTECH), the New Labs Reprocessing Facility reprocesses spent fuel from Pakistan's Khushab reactors. [1]

    Using technology and plans acquired from French and Belgian firms, Pakistan began constructing the New Labs Reprocessing Facility in 1980.[2] While construction was completed by 1982, the facility remained idle until spent ...

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    China Satellite Launch and Tracking Control General (CLTC)

    The China Satellite Launch and Tracking Control General (CLTC) is dedicated to telemetry, tracking, and command of Chinese space missions. Specifically, the CLTC affords control services for satellite launches, as well as rocket, satellite, and spacecraft tracking. It develops and manufactures satellite control components, monitoring equipment, and launch site structures. The organization directly controls and oversees all of China’s space ...

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    IBP Company Limited

    The IBP Co. Ltd. is the flagship company of the IBP-Balmer Lawrie Group (Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. and Biecco Lawrie Ltd.) of companies. The group has an annual turnover of $1.25 billion and employs 6,500 people. The IBP group of companies are involved in petroleum, industrial explosives, and cryogenic engineering activities.

    Activities: The IBP Co. Ltd. has ...

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    Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)

    The Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) was set up by the Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory in the early 1970s to manufacture critical materials required in the strategic sectors of India's defense industry. These sectors included nuclear power, satellite launch vehicles, aircraft, and missiles. The company entered into technical collaboration agreements with Cruesot-Loire and Pechiney Ugine Kuhlmann of France and Fried ...

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    Vikram Sarabhai Space Center

    In 1972, the Indian government reorganized India's space program under the newly created Department of Space. The government consolidated the Space Science & Technology Center, Rocket Propellant Plant, Rocket Fabrication Facility, Propellant Fuel Complex, and the Sriharikota High Altitude Range into an umbrella organization, with its headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerela. This consolidated facility was named the Vikram Sarabhai Space Center ...

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    Center for Advanced Studies in Veterinary Parasitology

    The center provides advanced education, research and training to scientists from all over India in faunistic and morphological studies; biology; and immunology and biochemistry of helminths, arthropods, and protozoans of livestock and poultry.

    The center was first established as part of the University of Agricultural Sciences in 1958. In 1960 it was upgraded to the Department of Parasitology. In 1995 ...

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