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China may act as transit route for new fuel bank, says Kazakh official

Uranium and Fuel

24 June 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency is considering the option of China as a transit route for low-enriched uranium to the planned international fuel bank in Kazakhstan, a Kazakh government official has told local journalists.

IAEA board considers Fukushima and LEU 'bank'

Nuclear Policies

09 June 2015

Amano_IAEA_Board_Jun15_(Calma/IAEA)_48International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano highlighted a major report on the Fukushima nuclear accident and agreements paving the way for a low-enriched uranium (LEU) 'fuel bank' in his introductory statement to the IAEA's Board of Governors yesterday.

KazAtomProm appoints new chairman

Corporate

07 May 2015

KazAtomProm chairman Askar Zhumagaliyev - 48Askar Zhumagaliyev, Kazakhstan's former deputy minister for investment and development, has been appointed the new chief executive officer of the country's uranium mining company KazAtomProm.

IAEA approves 'fuel bank' agreements

Uranium and Fuel

12 June 2015

LEU_cylinders_(D_Calma/IAEA)_48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors has approved two agreements enabling the agency to move to full-scale implementation of its proposed low-enriched uranium (LEU) 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan signs IAEA 'fuel bank' agreement

Uranium and Fuel

14 May 2015

The government of Kazakhstan has approved a draft agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on establishing a low-enriched uranium 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

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.