"NAC "Kazatomprom" JSC is a national operator of the Republic of Kazakhstan on import and export of uranium, rare metals, nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants. "Samruk-Kazyna" JSC is the only shareholder of the company. Kazakhstan has being the world leader in extraction of natural uranium since 2009.
Since 2009, the world leader in extraction of natural uranium
80 jurisdictional enterprises employing about 27 000 people comprise the group of companies of Kazatomprom. Assets of the national atomic company include all complex of the enterprises involved in a chain of production of end products – from geological exploration, extraction of uranium, nuclear fuel cycle production to science, social security and training.
Strategic objectives of Kazatomprom are focused on saving of the leading positions in the world market of natural uranium, maximum diversification of activity of the Company intopre-reaction nuclear fuel cycle (NFC) by participation in foreign assets (in stages of conversion, separation of uranium isotopes, nuclear fuel production, construction of nuclear power plants), as well as diversifications into the adjacent hi-tech directions with development and use of scientific and technical capacity of the Company.
27,000 people in 80 jurisdictional enterprises.
Access to rich fields of uranium allows Kazatomprom to provide its production with own raw materials at least for many decades ahead. Extraction of natural uranium is conducted by ecologically safe and economically sound method of the underground borehole lixiviation (UBL) that ensures technology leadership of the Company in a low-cost segment. It is remarkable that UBL excludes direct participation of people in the course of production. Kazakhstan uranium concentrate provides more than 40% of demand for peaceful nuclear power and is delivered practically to all countries of the world where the NPPs are operated.
"Kazatomprom" works under the long-term agreements with the leading international companies of the energy sector. There was no a single failure of products deliveries for the entire history of existence of the company, that is especially valuable in the uranium market.