Ulba Metallurgical Plant

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Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC
"Үлбі металлургиялық зауыты" АҚ
АО "Ульбинский металлургический завод"
Joint Stock Company
Industry Nuclear & Non-Ferrous Metals industries
Headquarters Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
Products Uranium, Beryllium, Tantalum & Niobium, HF acid
Number of employees
Parent National Atomic Company "Kazatomprom" (90%)
Divisions Uranium, Beryllium & Tantalum Productions

Mashzavod Ltd.,
Ulba Fluorine Complex Ltd.,
Yingtan Ulba Shine Metal Materials Co., Ltd.,
BerylliUM Ltd.,

Ulba China Co., Ltd.
Website www.ulba.kz

Ulba Metallurgical Plant, shortly UMP, also widely known as Ulba (Russian: АО "Ульбинский металлургический завод", АО "УМЗ"; Kazakh: "Үлбі металлургиялық зауыты" Акционерлік Қоғамы, "ҮМЗ" АҚ) is joint stock company. It is part of National Atomic Company "Kazatomprom", which is National operator for nuclear industry in Kazakhstan. It is one of the world leaders in terms of production of beryllium, tantalum, and niobium, as well as uranium-based fuel bricks for nuclear power stations.[1] It has been proposed as a site for storing and distributing low-enriched uranium fuel internationally, to reduce proliferation risk from installing enrichment facilities in IAEA-unfriendly states.[2]

Ulba is located in Ust-Kamenogorsk, large center of non-ferrous metallurgy of Kazakhstan.

TÜV-CERT certification body certifies Quality System of UMP JSC according to ISO-9001. Ulba has a number of daughter and affiliates companies for service, auxiliary operations and sales promotion. Some of them are:


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