Kyzylorda oblast to be a leader on uranium extraction

Date: 09:21, 10-11-2014.

Almaty. November  10. KazTAG - Kyzylorda oblast intends to extract over 50% of all uranium, extracted in the country, said  akim of Kyzyorda oblast Krymbek Kusherbaev, informs Kapital.kz  

«Soon, the oblast will extract over half of uranium in the country, and now we negotiating with «Kazatomprom» about the possibility to reprocess it on the spot»,  said K.Kusherbaev.

According to the akim, there is a ferroalloy plant being constructed in the oblast at a cost of $253 mln, with a feasibility report ready.
According to him, the plant will produce up to 160 thousand tons of low aluminium ferrosilicon per annum. The geography of its delivery will stretch from China to Europe.

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