Kyrgyzstan: Russia to invest $30 million in re-launch of KBMP and uranium mining

Central Asian Uranium Company will invest in Kara-Balta Mining Plant OJSC (KBMP) and uranium mining at Kyzyl-Ompol deposit. Representative of Russian shareholders Andrey Akimov, General Director of KBMP Daniyar Isakov and Vladimir Popov, the main shareholder of the Central Asian Uranium Company, announced at the Kyrgyz-Russian Interregional Conference. According to them, with the support of…

Ukraine: Novokonstantinovskaya mine to increase uranium output

The investment project “Novokonstantinovskaya mine. Manufacturing capacities development” will help decrease the dependence of the domestic nuclear energy on foreign suppliers of uranium products. The project will also improve the efficiency of uranium oxide concentrate manufacture by VostGOK. In particular, the mine will increase extraction from 200 to 500 thousand tons per year, and the…

Russia: Dalur starts developing Khokhlovskoye uranium deposit

The development of the Khokhlovskoye deposit will help Dalur keep its uranium output on the present level.

The work started in 2013. In 2015 a local sorption site was put into operation.

Soon construction of a railroad base will start not far from the central node of the deposit. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: country to remain uranium-mining leader

Kazakhstan will remain the world’s leader in uranium mining despite the complicated situation on the global market, said Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev. “Now there is an oversupply of uranium and this trend continues,” he told the extended board meeting of the Ministry of Energy. According to the ministry’s press service, in 2018,…

Russia: Dybrynskoye uranium deposit to be commissioned in 2020

Rusburmash has finished prospecting works at the Dybrynskoye deposit of the Khiagda ore field.

Khiagda is developing the uranium deposits in the Republic of Buryatia.

Dybrynskoye is the fifth deposit with good reserves. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: uranium to be supplied to India

Uzbekistan and India have signed an agreement on long-term uranium supplies. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a meeting in the framework of the Dynamic Gujarat International Summit on January 18. “Uzbekistan jointly with Indian partners will create a technopark of advanced information technologies in Tashkent and a…

Kazakhstan: Kazatomprom’s net profit up in 2018

Currently, Kazatomprom JSC develops 14 of 56 explored deposits with balance reserves of uranium, the company reported. Today the company, which is the world’s largest producer of natural uranium, is engaged in mining in the Turkistan, Kyzylorda and Akmola regions. “All uranium products of Kazatomprom are exported. Over the past months of this year, the…