ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT JSCOne of the worldwide recognized producers of Uranium, Beryllium, Tantalum and Niobium products. The company is incorporated into the National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom”
Development of the Company’s Strategy for 2016 through 2025
In 2016 the Company updated its development strategy for 2016 through 2025. The below strategic targets are identified in this development strategy in accordance with the expectations of NAC Kazatomprom JSC as the sole shareholder:
Increase the Company’s share in the world market by sales of higher value added products
Cooperation with the strategic business partners will allow strengthening of the Company’s position in the world market as a supplier of the nuclear fuel components, and achieving of the following results:
- Prove to be a supplier of the services of nuclear fuel and nuclear fuel components (fuel pellets) fabrication in the quantities of no less than 200 tons per year;
- Prove to be a member of natural UF6 and conversion services market;
- Strengthen its positions in the delivery of fuel components as uranium dioxide powders.
Implement the stages of the NFC vertically integrated company establishment within the strategy of NAC Kazatomprom JSC
Principal strategy stages focused on the vertically integrated company establishment include as follows:
- Establish fuel assemblies (FA) fabrication;
- Establish refining and conversion operations.
Implementation of the projects on the establishment of FA fabrication and refining and conversion operations on the basis of the Company will allow resolving the problem of incomplete NFC and stepping forward to the natural uranium conversion as another NFC stage in Kazakhstan.
Expand the trading area of high tech and higher value added products of Beryllium, Tantalum and Niobium metal
Arrangement of the production and deliveries of the new kind of products as Beryllium Copper (ingot and billet, rod, plate, block and alloys) to the world market will allow maintaining the position in the European market, stability of orders for CuBe products and expanding sales of higher value added products.
Entry to the new sales markets of Tantalum and Niobium will be achieved by expansion of the products range and fabrication of higher value added products. The source of own raw materials is of high importance for the long-term prospects to assure stable supply of the raw materials and reduction of the operating cost.
Resolve problems of supporting Tantalum and Beryllium operations with the raw materials
ПKeeping in touch with the owners of Tantalite and as-sorted Beryl ore deposits in Africa and participation in the implementation of future government programs of the Russian Federation will allow reducing risks of the raw materials supply.