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2010-09-14 18:00:00

Solid preparations position MDS Inc. well for restart of reactor-based medical isotope production Highlights: - Signed a molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) supply agreement with a major customer to provide medical isotopes to the global nuclear medicine community - On track to substantially complete transition and restructuring activities by the end of fiscal 2010 - Maintained a solid cash position to support ongoing operations and obligations OTTAWA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Inc. (TSX:...

2010-08-13 06:00:00

OTTAWA, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of products and services to the global health science market, today announced it has extended its existing agreement with Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG), the Canadian-based electricity generation company, until 2020 for the secure supply of cobalt-60 used in gamma sterilization technologies around the world. Under the terms of the agreement, OPG will continue to supply raw materials to MDS Nordion for use in their...

2010-07-08 14:47:54

Long-term solution still needed to remedy isotope shortage plaguing hospitals and patients SNM is optimistic that the anticipated recommencement of the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL)-run National Research Universal (NRU) reactor in Chalk River, Canada, will provide short-term relief to the isotope shortage that has been plaguing patients and the nuclear medicine community for more than one year. However, SNM cautions that the restart of this reactor will not solve the ongoing...

2010-02-25 07:00:00

MDS Nordion releases video footage of its recent efforts to prepare for the return to service of the NRU reactor at Chalk River, Ontario TORONTO, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/mds-nordion/committed-to-supplying-medical-isotopes-to-the-markets /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of...

2009-09-10 06:00:00

TORONTO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE: MDZ), a leading provider of products and services to the global life sciences markets, today reported financial results for the three-month period ended July 31, 2009. MDS reported total revenue of $199 million, a net loss of $62 million and a loss per share of $0.51 for the third quarter of 2009, compared with $252 million in total revenue, a net loss of $10 million and a loss per share of $0.08 for the same period last...

2009-07-30 09:00:00

MAPLE Reactors Could Solve the Isotope Crisis within 24 months OTTAWA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has submitted a Proposal to the Government of Canada's Expert Review Panel on Medical Isotope and Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) Generator Production. MDS Nordion believes that the best answer to the shortage of medical radioisotopes is the completion and bringing into service of the MAPLE project. The MDS Nordion...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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