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KazAtomProm announces its 2012 capital expenditures figure
KazAtomProm announces its 2012 capital expenditures figure

In 2011 the Company produced a total of 19 450 tons of uranium, 9% up against 2010.

KazAtomProm announces its 2012 capital expenditures figure
KazAtomProm’s 2012 plans
KazAtomProm’s 2012 plans

KazAtomProm National Nuclear Company plans to inject over $20 million to finance geological exploration operations in 2012-2015: Company’s Head Vladimir Shkolnik.

KazAtomProm’s 2012 plans
Kazakhstan 2011 uranium production figure announced
Kazakhstan 2011 uranium production figure announced

KazAtomProm produced a total of 11 079 tons, 20% of global production.

Kazakhstan 2011 uranium production figure announced
Uranium production output announced
Uranium production output announced

There will be some growth, but not very significant [in 2012]: Vladimir Shkolnik, KazAtomProm National Nuclear Company Head.

Uranium production output announced
Jan-Sep uranium production figure announced
Jan-Sep uranium production figure announced

The share of KazAtomProm in the overall uranium production for the period output made up 7 978 tons.

Jan-Sep uranium production figure announced
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Kazakhstan interested in supplying uranium to Vietnam

Besides, participation in projects of nuclear power plants construction is of great importance to Astana.

Kazakhstan interested in supplying uranium to Vietnam
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Russian-Kazakh uranium enrichment facility to be operable in 2012

As of today Kazakhstan’s annual uranium production output stands at about 20 000 tons, that is 33% of the global production.

Russian-Kazakh uranium enrichment facility to be operable in 2012
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France’s Areva and Kazkahstan’s KazAtomProm to boost uranium production by 21.2%

As of today the Company produces over 3000 tons of uranium a year.

France’s Areva and Kazkahstan’s KazAtomProm to boost uranium production by 21.2%
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Japanese companies want Kazakh nuclear fuel for their nuclear power stations

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Japan said that Japanese companies are interested in obtaining final products for their nuclear nuclear power stations from Kazakhstan.

Japanese companies want Kazakh nuclear fuel for their nuclear power stations
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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano is facilitating Kazakhstan’s accession into the IAEA Board of Governors

Kazakhstan has suggested hosting a bank of low-enriched uranium in its territory under the aegis of the IAEA. I am grateful to the Kazakhstan Government for the suggestion: Yukiya Amano.

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano is facilitating Kazakhstan’s accession into the IAEA Board of Governors
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IAEA considering Kazakhstan’s suggestion to host a bank of low-enriched uranium

It is the first time IAEA is working on launching a bank of low-enriched uranium: IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano.

IAEA considering Kazakhstan’s suggestion to host a bank of low-enriched uranium
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Kazakhstan and Japan to strenghthen uranium cooperation

Japanese companies “are interested in importing nuclear fuel of deeper conversion”: Kazakhstan’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan.

Kazakhstan and Japan to strenghthen uranium cooperation
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KazAtomProm hopes to remain relatively intact through the forecasted downturn of the global uranium markets

There is no risk of drastic downfall of the global demand for uranium: Sergey Yashin, KazAtomProm Nuclear Company Vice Chairman of the Board.

KazAtomProm hopes to remain relatively intact through the forecasted downturn of the global uranium markets
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Kazakhstan may boost uranium production to 30,000 tons a year

As of today annual production output stands at about 20 000 tons, that is 33% of the global production.

Kazakhstan may boost uranium production to 30,000 tons a year
Nuclear power plants to emerge in Kazakhstan within a decade

All this will contribute to development of adjacent industries: Sergey Yashin, KazAtomProm Nuclear Company Vice Chairman of the Board.

Nuclear power plants to emerge in Kazakhstan within a decade
Uranium production output for the first 8 months announced

Overall uranium production output in 2011 is expected at 19 800 tons.

Uranium production output for the first 8 months announced
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Kazakhstan and South Korea negotiating on construction of a nuclear power plant

According to an unnamed source, within the two nearest weeks a large-scaled Korean delegation is come to Kazakhstan to set forth a detailed proposal.

Kazakhstan and South Korea negotiating on construction of a nuclear power plant
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South Korea considering swapping a stake in KEPCO for a stake in uranium mine in Kazakhstan

According to the South Korea’s Trade Ministry, Seoul plans to exchange a 5% stake in KEPCO Plant Service & Engineering Co. for a 15% share in the unnamed mine.

South Korea considering swapping a stake in KEPCO for a stake in uranium mine in Kazakhstan
H1 2011 uranium production figures

Uranium production output in Kazakhstan in the H1 2011 made up 9 148 tons, 9% up against the like period of 2010.

H1 2011 uranium production figures
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Shymkent scientists made bacterium produce uranium

Scientists of Shymkent Scientific Research Institute of Biology and Biotechnology created a new method of metal bioleaching.

Shymkent scientists made bacterium produce uranium