Kazatomprom plans to mine 18,000 tones of uranium this year
ALMATY. 04.06.2010. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilyinskaya/ Kazatomprom plans to mine 18,000 tones of uranium this year. Vice President of Kazatomprom National Atomic Company JSC Sergey Yashin has said it at the IV Kazakhstan Investment Summit. According to him, the company mined record amount - 14,000 tones of uranium last year. The potential and power reserves allow to increase mining till 25,000-26,000 tones of uranium. But it will depend on demands of the world nuclear industry. Sergey Yashin noted that the country's political stability and good mining and geological conditions give to Kazakhstan big advantages over other states.