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Kazatomprom presented its achievements at the international conference on nuclear security

24 May
Kazatomprom presented its achievements at the international conference on nuclear security

The International Conference on Nuclear Security ICONS 2024 was held in Vienna (Austria) from May 20 to 24. The event was organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and chaired by Kazakhstan and Australia.

ICONS is one of the key platforms that brings together heads of foreign policy and relevant departments, as well as more than 2,000 scientists and experts in the field of nuclear security from 178 IAEA member states. Participants discuss the future of nuclear security around the world, sharing ideas and best practices to strengthen international cooperation in this area.

Kazatomprom presented a country pavilion at ICONS 2024, where it demonstrated the achievements of the country’s nuclear industry, information about the role of the nuclear holding in the global uranium market, commitment to the nuclear non-proliferation regime and cooperation with the IAEA.

It is symbolic that Kazakhstan co-chaired ICONS 2024 in the year of the 30th anniversary of the country’s membership in the IAEA. Kazakhstan is recognized as a world leader in uranium mining and has extensive experience in ensuring security measures at nuclear facilities. A unique facility - the IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Bank is located in the territory of Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC (a subsidiary of Kazatomprom).

Representatives of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazatomprom, National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan were representing Kazakhstan at this event.

Based on the results of ICONS 2024, important decisions will be made to further promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, strengthen physical security at nuclear facilities, and ensure effective exchange of experience and knowledge within the framework of international cooperation.

For more details, please contact:

Public Relations and Media Inquiries

Askar Atagulin, Director, Public Relations

Tel.: +7 7172 45 80 63

Email: pr@kazatomprom.kz 

Investor Relations Inquiries

Botagoz Muldagaliyeva, Director, Investor Relations

Tel.: +7 7172 45 81 80 / 69

Email: ir@kazatomprom.kz 

About Kazatomprom

Kazatomprom is the world's largest producer of uranium, with the Company’s attributable production representing approximately 20% of global primary uranium production in 2023. The Group benefits from the largest reserve base in the industry and operates, through its subsidiaries, JVs and Associates, 26 deposits grouped into 14 mining assets. All of the Company’s mining operations are located in Kazakhstan and extract uranium using ISR technology with a focus on maintaining industry-leading health, safety and environmental standards (ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 compliant).

Kazatomprom securities are listed on the London Stock Exchange, Astana International Exchange, and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange. As the national atomic company in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Group's primary customers are operators of nuclear generation capacity, and the principal export markets for the Group's products are China, South and Eastern Asia, Europe and North America. The Group sells uranium and uranium products under long-term contracts, short-term contracts, as well as in the spot market, directly from its headquarters in Astana, Kazakhstan, and through its Switzerland-based trading subsidiary, Trade House KazakAtom AG (THK).

For more information, please see the Company website at www.kazatomprom.kz.

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