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Kazatomprom digitizes occupational safety management processes

2 February
Kazatomprom digitizes occupational safety management processes

The annual forum Digital Almaty 2024 "Industry X: Digital Evolution of the future" is being held in Almaty. During the event, the forum participants – government officials of the SCO and EAEU countries, leading experts, business representatives and politicians - discuss current digital technologies trends, as well as the possibilities of their use to solve social, economic and environmental problems.

Kazatomprom participates in the panel session "Industrial Safety Trends" as part of the international forum. In his speech, Nikolay Melnikov, General Director of KAP Technology LLP, spoke about modern digital solutions used at Kazatomprom’s enterprises. According to him, automation of occupational safety management processes is a fundamental strategy for protecting the labor of employees and optimizing the production processes of the nuclear holding.

"Enterprises’ employees play a key role in the production processes of Kazatomprom. They are the main driver of our holding's success. Therefore, ensuring the safety of employees is of the highest priority for our company.

In this regard, we pay special attention to the issues of digitalization of occupational safety management processes. In our company's group, we use a number of effective tools that allow us to monitor dangerous areas, actions, the use of special personal protective equipment in real time, monitor the transfer of passengers and dangerous goods, and monitor the condition of drivers," said Nikolai Melnikov.

The speaker also told the audience about the functionality of the corporate app - eKAP. Thanks to the information system at Kazatomprom’s enterprises, pre-shift inspections, daily briefings, and work permit orders are planned to be automated. It is expected that over 20,000 employees of the company will use new digital technologies.

An exhibition is being held as part of the event. Semizbai-U LLP (Kazatomprom’s subsidiary) presented a mock-up on the topic of R&D "Integrated robotization of technological processes of uranium production on the example of the Irkol branch of Semizbai-U LLP”. The purpose of this project is to eliminate manual labor when performing technological operations for loading chemical concentrate of natural uranium into a transport packaging container.

Digital Almaty 2024 forum: "Industry X: Digital evolution of the future" will be held from 1 to 3 February. The event is organized by the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Akimat of Almaty and the Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of Innovative Technologies".

This year, Digital Almaty participants will be presented with an extensive business program that covers the topics of digital transformation in industry and innovative solutions in the fields of GovTech, Industry 4.0, ESG, Smart City and others. The panel discussions are attended by more than 200 speakers from among international experts, industry leaders, leading IT and business innovators, who will talk about successful cases in the use of new technologies in the real sector of the economy and innovation.

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 22% of global primary uranium production in 2022. 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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