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Cameco looks to increase production as net earnings double

Cameco looks to increase production as net earnings double

The Canadian company said it is strategically positioned to increase tier-one production and plans to begin work to extend the life of the Cigar Lake mine to 2036 as well as looking into expanding production capacity at McArthur River/Key Lake.

Uranium & Fuel 08 February 2024


Kazatomprom confirms 2024 production plans as acid woes continue

Kazatomprom confirms 2024 production plans as acid woes continue

The Kazakh national atomic company said it expects to see a "modest" growth in 2024 production despite adjustments to its previously announced production plans related to the availability of sulphuric acid and construction delays at newly developed deposits.

Uranium & Fuel 01 February 2024


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Supply chain issues prompt Kazatomprom to adjust production plans

Supply chain issues prompt Kazatomprom to adjust production plans

The Kazakh national atomic company expects to adjust its 2024 production guidance due to factors including the availability of sulphuric acid and delays in completing construction works at newly developed deposits, although it remains committed to its delivery obligations for the year.

Uranium & Fuel 12 January 2024


Ulba-FA completes fuel production qualification process

Ulba-FA completes fuel production qualification process

Technology holder Framatome has confirmed Kazatomprom has completed the qualification process for the production of AFA 3G type A fuel assemblies at the Ulba-FA LLP plant, which produces nuclear fuel for Chinese nuclear power plants. Production of type A assemblies is expected to begin this year.

Uranium & Fuel 03 January 2024


ENEC and Kazatomprom sign commercial uranium contract

ENEC and Kazatomprom sign commercial uranium contract

Kazakhstan’s Kazatomprom has signed its first commercial uranium fuel supply contract with the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, for the United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 04 December 2023


IAEA assesses Kazakh plant site selection process

IAEA assesses Kazakh plant site selection process

The International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design mission to Kazakhstan to review the country's process for selecting the site of a planned nuclear power plant.

Regulation & Safety 08 November 2023


Kazatomprom updates on shipments and plans

Kazatomprom updates on shipments and plans

Sanctions on the transport of products through Russian territory have not restricted Kazatomprom's activities, the company said in its quarterly update, and production remains in line with plans. Separately, Kazatomprom's shareholders have approved a major sale of natural uranium concentrates to China's State Nuclear Uranium Resource Development Company.

Corporate 06 November 2023


Agreements, declarations mark Macron visits to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

Agreements, declarations mark Macron visits to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

France and Kazakhstan have pledged cooperation on minerals and the nuclear fuel cycle, while in Uzbekistan there was agreement to raise the level of bilateral relations, during official visits by President Emmanuel Macron this week. The French president was accompanied by a large delegation including representatives from French industry.

Nuclear Policies 03 November 2023


Kazatomprom plans 2025 uranium production increase

Kazatomprom plans 2025 uranium production increase

The board of the Kazakh uranium producer has approved a strategy to increase production volumes in 2025, returning to a 100% level relative to its subsoil use agreements for the first time since 2018 and adding up to 6,000 tU to anticipated global primary supply.

Uranium & Fuel 29 September 2023


Kazakh people to decide on nuclear plant construction

Kazakh people to decide on nuclear plant construction

Kazakhstan is to hold a referendum on the construction of a nuclear power plant in the country, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced during a state-of-the-nation address. The date of the vote has yet to be determined.

Nuclear Policies 01 September 2023