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IAEA fuel bank receives first delivery of uranium

IAEA fuel bank receives first delivery of uranium

The International Atomic Energy Agency yesterday took delivery of the first shipment of low-enriched uranium at a purpose-built storage facility at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in eastern Kazakhstan. The delivery marks the official start of operation of the IAEA LEU Bank, aimed at providing assurance to countries about the availability of nuclear fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 18 October 2019


Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Energy ministers from across Central Asia today committed their countries to collaborating on meeting the United Nations' seventh Sustainable Development Goal, which pledges 'affordable and clean energy' by 2030. The meeting is the first time they have come together to discuss the region's common energy challenges.

Energy & Environment 20 September 2019


Kazatomprom signs uranium supply contract with Brazil's INB

Kazatomprom signs uranium supply contract with Brazil's INB

Kazakhstan's JSC National Atomic Company Kazatomprom announced today it had signed a commercial agreement to supply natural uranium to Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB). Kazatomprom said it had won INB's tender to supply natural uranium hexafluoride for the needs of the Brazilian nuclear power industry.

Uranium & Fuel 13 September 2019


Kazatomprom prolongs uranium production cuts

Kazatomprom prolongs uranium production cuts

Kazakhstan's JSC National Atomic Company Kazatomprom will continue to "flex down" production by 20% through 2021, rather than to the end of 2020 as originally planned, the company has announced. Full production will not resume until market conditions signal a need for more uranium, it said.
 

Uranium & Fuel 20 August 2019


Kazatomprom chief warns against US uranium tariffs

Kazatomprom chief warns against US uranium tariffs

Kazatomprom CEO Galymzhan Pirmatov says he is "concerned" that more US reactors would be forced to close if the Trump administration were to introduce tariffs and force utilities to buy at least one-quarter of their uranium from domestic miners, the Financial Times reported yesterday.

Uranium & Fuel 18 June 2019


Quarterly uranium output decreases in Kazakhstan and USA

Quarterly uranium output decreases in Kazakhstan and USA

Kazatomprom's uranium production for the first quarter of 2019 was 4% down from the same period in 2018 as the Kazakh company continues with its plan to reduce production. Meanwhile, US uranium production for the quarter was 74% down from 2018.

Corporate 03 May 2019


Yellow Cake announces next uranium purchase

Yellow Cake announces next uranium purchase

Yellow Cake plc is to purchase 1.175 million pounds of uranium (45 tU) from KazAtomProm under an existing framework agreement after raising GBP25.9 million (USD33.9 million) through a share placement.

Corporate 12 April 2019


Uranium One gives unchanged outlook for 2019

Uranium One gives unchanged outlook for 2019

Uranium One will focus on ensuring that all of its operating uranium mines in Kazakhstan remain at "optimal production" over the next year, it says in its latest quarterly report. Its total attributable production for 2018 was 4383 tU.

Uranium & Fuel 19 February 2019


Kazatomprom reductions continue in market-centric approach

Kazatomprom reductions continue in market-centric approach

Kazatomprom produced a total of 21,705 tU in 2018 and will continue to follow a "market-centric" approach to uranium production rather than its previous production-focused strategy, the Kazakh national atomic company said today.

Uranium & Fuel 01 February 2019


IAEA buys uranium for LEU Bank

IAEA buys uranium for LEU Bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency  has signed contracts to purchase low-enriched uranium from NAC Kazatomprom and Orano Cycle, paving the way for the establishment of the IAEA LEU Bank in 2019.

Uranium & Fuel 21 November 2018