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KazAtomProm transformation on track


15 September 2017

KazAtomProm is making progress in its transition to become a market-led, flexible supplier, the company's Chief Commercial Officer Riaz Rizvi said today at the World Nuclear Association's Symposium. The company is transforming its approaches to both production and marketing.

Fuel bank site inaugurated

Uranium and Fuel

29 August 2017

IAEA LEU Fuel Bank at inauguration of storage facility, August 2017 (NTI) 69x48The storage facility for a low-enriched uranium fuel bank was inaugurated today in a ceremony involving Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstana and Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Kazakhstan opens nuclear security training centre

Regulation and Safety

16 May 2017

Kazakhstan_NSTC_opening_(NNSA)-48Kazakhstan has opened a new facility to provide security training to its nuclear facility personnel. The Nuclear Security Training Centre has been developed with the support of the US National Nuclear Security Administration.

Kazakhstan, UAE plan closer ties in nuclear fuel cycle

Nuclear Policies

11 September 2017

Galymzhan Pirmatov and Mohamed Al Hammadi (Kazatomprom) 68x48Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear fuel and power generation. The MOU was signed in Astana on 5 September by Galymzhan Pirmatov, CEO of KazAtomProm and Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of Enec.

Kazakhstan Tokamak approaches new phase

New Nuclear

25 July 2017

Kazakh KTM fusion reactor - 48The Kazakhstan Tokamak for Material testing, or KTM, will undergo "real-mode" testing from November, according to the draft of an updated research program approved last week by the Commission of CIS Member States on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced the approval yesterday.

KazAtomProm outlines move to trading

Uranium and Fuel

28 April 2017

KazAtomProm's newly created trading subsidiary TH Kazakatom will bring much needed liquidity to the uranium spot market, its chief commercial director Riaz Rizvi has told the World Nuclear Fuel Cycle conference in Toronto, Canada. Rizvi said that, as part of KazAtomProm's ongoing Transformation Program, it had established a trading office in Switzerland to buy and sell uranium on the spot market.