Kazatomprom and the National Nuclear Center of RK Signed Cooperation Agreement

27 October 2021

On October 18, the NAC Kazatomprom JSC and the RSE “National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan” signed an Agreement of Scientific and Technical Cooperation.

The Agreement was signed by the Chairman of the Management Board of Kazatomprom, Mazhit Sharipov, and the Director General of the National Nuclear Center, Erlan Batyrbekov. The meeting was also attended by the Chief NFC Officer of Kazatomprom, Dosbolat Sarymsakov, Chief Operations Officer of Kazatomprom, Aslan Bulekbay and Deputy Director General for Science of the National Nuclear Center, Vladimir Vityuk.

Within the framework of this cooperation agreement, the parties will share scientific and technical expertise for projects in the field of atomic energy, physical calculations on the criticality of nuclear installations and transport packaging, and research work and testing related to advanced materials and nuclear fuel components. In addition, it is proposed to develop the technologies for radioactive waste management, radio-ecological monitoring and investigation of territories and lands including post-reclamation monitoring of reclaimed land, optimization of liquidation and reclamation planning, and work related to the life cycle of nuclear facilities. The areas of cooperation will also include research related to radionuclide and elemental composition of ore deposits, radioactive wastes, tailing storages, dumps, radiation safety assurance for population and personnel, as well as environmental protection of nuclear facilities.