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…

Russia: Hiagda uranium output up in H1 2018

In January-June Hiagda overfulfilled its uranium-mining plan by 5%.

At the same time, thanks to the measures to improve manufacturing efficiency the company was able to decrease prime cost of the products by 8%.

This year the company intends to construct a high-voltage line and a road to the Kolichikanskoye deposits. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: PPGHO decreases yellow cake moisture

Yellow cake, or ammonium polyuranite, is the end product of enterprises, which mine uranium by ways of in-situ recovery – Dalur and Khiagda. The only drawback of this technique is the high moisture of the product (up to 30%). Later the yellow cake is processed into the triuranium octoxide with the minimum moisture. Priargunsky Manufacturing…

Kazakhstan: uranium exports to Brazil started

Kazakhstan’s national company Kazatomprom delivered the first batch of uranium to Brazil, the company’s press service said in a message. “The National Atomic Company of Kazakhstan is expanding the geography of its products supply on the world nuclear fuel market. Kazatomprom JSC won an international tender for the supply of natural uranium concentrates for the…