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KazAtomProm CEO dies suddenly aged 44

Corporate

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.

Kazakhstan presents draft atomic energy law amendments

Nuclear Policies

16 January 2015

A new draft law on the use of atomic energy in Kazakhstan was presented yesterday to the country's lower house of parliament, the Majilis.

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.

Kazakhstan and China agree to cooperation in nuclear power

Nuclear Policies

15 December 2014

Kazatomprom and China General Nuclear Power Corporation yesterday signed an agreement on "extensive and more intensive mutual cooperation" in nuclear power.