Thursday, April 20, 2006

Nuclear Energy: Kazakhstan launches uranium production

RBC, reports that production at the Zarechnoye uranium deposit in Kazakhstan developed jointly by Russian and Kyrgyz companies, will be launched in December 2006. The President of Kazakh national company Kazatomprom Mukhtar Dzhakishev, made the announcement to journalists in Kiev.

He anticipates that the venture will be able to reach its projected capacity of 500 tons of uranium per year by the end of 2007.