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Kazakhstan signs IAEA 'fuel bank' agreement

Uranium and Fuel

14 May 2015

The government of Kazakhstan has approved a draft agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on establishing a low-enriched uranium 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

KazAtomProm CEO dies suddenly aged 44


27 March 2015

Nurlan Kapparov 48Nurlan Kapparov, the chief executive officer of Kazatomprom, passed away unexpectedly yesterday. Kapparov, who was 44, suffered a heart attack during a working visit to China, the Kazakh uranium mining company said today.

Australia and Kazakhstan report uranium production

Uranium and Fuel

27 January 2015

Olympic_Dam_uranium_(BHP_Billiton)_48Last year saw Australia's uranium production reach its lowest point since 1998 while Kazakhstan maintained its position as the world's largest uranium producer.

KazAtomProm appoints new chairman


07 May 2015

KazAtomProm chairman Askar Zhumagaliyev - 48Askar Zhumagaliyev, Kazakhstan's former deputy minister for investment and development, has been appointed the new chief executive officer of the country's uranium mining company KazAtomProm.

Kazakhstan aims for 22,800 tU output in 2015

Uranium and Fuel

12 March 2015

Kazatomprom, the world's biggest uranium producer, plans to increase output this year to 23,400 tU, up from 22,800 tU in 2014.

Kazakhstan mulls construction of two nuclear plants

Nuclear Policies

26 January 2015

Kazakh energy minister Vladimir Shkolnik said today the government is considering construction of two nuclear power plants in the country.