Ukraine and Kazakhstan to extract uranium

Ukraine and Kazakhstan are planning to establish joint ventures to extract uranium in the territory of both countries, as reported by Minister of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine Ihor Nasalik at a "round table" on Thursday, September 15th.

"We have prepared the documents. On Monday, (September 19th) representatives of Kazakhstan will arrive to sign a memorandum on the establishment of the joint venture for uranium mining in both Ukraine and Kazakhstan,” Nasalik said.

Earlier, the National Atomic Company of Kazakhstan, “Kazatomprom” announced its readiness to develop with Ukraine projects in the nuclear field including the production of nuclear fuel for the needs of Nuclear Power Plants.

In August, the Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine, “Energoatom” and the British-German-Dutch company URENCO signed a three-year contract for supply of enriched with uranium for the needs of Ukrainian nuclear power plants.

  Ukraine, Kazakhstan