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Kazakh, USA join forces in nuclear fuel supply

Uranium and Fuel

21 October 2015

KazAtomProm-Centrus - 48KazAtomProm and Centrus Energy Corp have signed a memorandum of cooperation that "specifies the development of mutually beneficial relations on competitive supplies of Kazakhstan's uranium to the world market", the Kazakh state-run company said today.

US reactors increase Kazakh uranium purchases

Uranium and Fuel

06 October 2015

US_uranium_purchases_2007-2014_(EIA)_48 Kazakhstan became the leading supplier of uranium to US nuclear power plants in 2014, overtaking Australia, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Of the uranium purchased by US reactor owners and operators, 23% was of Kazakh origin, while 20% came from Australia and 18% from Canada.

IAEA and Kazakhstan agree to create nuclear fuel bank

Uranium and Fuel

27 August 2015

IAEA LEU Bank agreement signing 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan today signed an agreement to set up a low-enriched uranium fuel 'bank' in Oskemen, Kazakhstan.

KazAtomProm to establish trading arm and treble economic value added


19 October 2015

KazAtomProm executives announce strategic changes - 48KazAtomProm says it plans to follow the example of other major uranium mining companies and create a trading subsidiary. The world's biggest uranium producer announced the plan as part of its "transformation" strategy.

Kazatomprom to transport uranium to North America through China

Uranium and Fuel

02 September 2015

Kazakhstan and China have agreed to the procurement of temporary storage services of natural uranium concentrates in China and transit through China to the western ports of the USA and Canada.

Kazakhstan agrees to supply uranium to India

Uranium and Fuel

08 July 2015

Kazakh uranium mining company KazAtomProm has signed a contract with India's Department of Atomic Energy to supply 5000 tonnes of uranium over the next four years.