World Nuclear Spotlight and World Nuclear Fuel Cycle international conferences were held in Kazakhstan for the first time

NAC Kazatomprom JSC participated at international conferences World Nuclear Spotlight and World Nuclear Fuel Cycle held on 15-18 April in Almaty. These events were organized by the World Nuclear Association (WNA) and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI).

Hosting these conferences in Kazakhstan for the first time is particularly significant for the country. These events are key platforms for nuclear industry participants, facilitating exchange of knowledge and experience in such important areas as technology development, climate change, economics, human resources and financing of nuclear energy. The World Nuclear Spotlight and World Nuclear Fuel Cycle are a dialogue platform for industry experts from Kazakhstan, USA, Canada, France, China, Japan and other countries, contributing to the development of trade, economic and investment cooperation between countries.

These conferences brought together leading experts and representatives of key nuclear industry players such as Cameco, Orano, Duke Energy Corporation, Électricité de France, China National Uranium Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Urenco, ConverDyn and others.

The main speakers were Bohdan Zronek, Chair of the Board of the World Nuclear Association and Chief Nuclear Officer of ČEZ; Mohamed Al Hammadi, WNA Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC); Sama Bilbao y León, Director General of WNA; Tim Gitzel, President & CEO of Cameco, and Malcolm Critchley, President and CEO of ConverDyn.

Meirzhan Yussupov, CEO of Kazatomprom, presented at the WNA Spotlight highlighting the company’s development strategy and plans.

“Kazatomprom is focused on rational use of the resources and will continue to put even more efforts to explore new uranium deposits and replenish our resource base, which is important for the future development of the nuclear industry in Kazakhstan. The company continues to strengthen its position in the both global uranium market and nuclear fuel cycle supporting Kazakhstan’s role as a key player in ensuring the sustainability and reliability of global nuclear energy”, said Meirzhan Yussupov.

WNA and NEI’s decision to host these events in Kazakhstan demonstrates the significance of the country’s role as a key participant in the international nuclear community and its desire to further strengthen international cooperation to achieve sustainable development and safety of nuclear energy.

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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 environment standards.

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).

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