Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said the Islamic republic would halt production of 20 percent enriched uranium by noon (0830 GMT) on Monday.
According to him, there may be more than one nuclear power plants.
Kazakhstan holds 19% of the global explored reserves of uranium, with the country’s uranium reserves estimated at 802 000 tons.
World leaders hailed Sunday a "historic" nuclear deal with Iran as a triumph for diplomacy, but cautioned the hard work was just starting to keep Tehran from building a bomb.
Uranium mining won't be revived in Mangistau Oblast. Its uranium ore is of low-grade, roughly 20 times below the margin considered feasible for development.
We are working to launch a facility capable of feeding 40 nuclear power plants: KazAtomProm National Uranium Company Chairman of the Board.
US President Barack Obama spoke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran, a day after the Israeli leader warned Tehran could convert uranium into weapons-grade material within weeks.
Uranium production output in Kazakhstan made up 20 900 tons in 2012.
Greenland awarded Thursday its first big mining exploitation license, approving an iron extraction project by British company London Mining, and lifted a ban on exploiting uranium.
Back in 2009 Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested hosting an international nuclear fuel bank in the Kazakh territory. The idea was approved of by the IAEA in 2011.
Kazakhstan produced 21,317 tons of uranium in 2012. It is Number One in the world by uranium production and Number Two by uranium deposits.
Niger, one of the world's top sources of uranium, will review its dealings with French firm Areva, which has been mining there for nearly 50 years.
A new uranium conversion plant will be built in Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk by 2018.
The vanadium deposit in Kazakhstan's Kyzylorda oblast can cover 10 percent of the global vanadium market.
Zimbabwe has signed a secret deal to supply Iran with the raw materials needed to develop a nuclear weapon, in breach of international sanctions.
KazAtomProm, including its stakes in other companies, produced a total of 11 900 tons in 2012 (over 20% of global production).
An important recent development in Iran's nuclear programme, if it continues, might help to ease international fears that Tehran wants the bomb, but serious questions still remain.
KazAtomProm, including its stakes in other companies, produced a total of 11 900 tons in 2012 (over 20% of global production). In 2011 the Company produced 11 079 tons.
Kazakhstan has uranium reserves for 60-70 years at maximum production level and 80-90 years at current production without replenishment.
The uranium production output in Kazakhstan made up 20 900 tons in 2012. In 2011 the country’s share in global uranium supplies stood at 35%.
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