Results of the competition for the best coverage of the nuclear industry development in Kazakhstan

On December 30, 2020, an online awards ceremony was held for the winners of the media competition for the best coverage of the nuclear industry development in Kazakhstan.

The event was organized by Kazatomprom and the Nuclear Workers Trade Union.

To participate in the competition, the applicants submitted the materials of various genres, posted in the Kazakh media. By the decision of the commission, which included well-known mass media and PR experts, the following participants were announced the winners and prize-winners:

  • "Best TV Material": 1st place - Zhurakhat Baman (Khabar24 TV), 2nd place - Nurlan Mukhamedzhanov (Astana TV), 3rd place - Gulsanat Artykbayeva (Ontustik TV).
  • "Best publication in Internet media": 1st place - Rashit Ilyasov (, 2nd place - Nurgali Kurmangali (, 3rd place - Yessimzhan Naktybayuly (
  • "Best publication in print media in Russian language”: 1st place - Anatoly Laptev (Argumenty i Fakty Kazakhstan), 2nd place - Maksut Ibrashev (Kyzylordinskiye Vesti), 3rd place - Alexey Proskuryakov and Anna Chumina (UMZ-inform).
  • "Best publication in print media in Kazakh language”: 1st place - Daulet Tursynuly (Ontustik Kazakhstan), 2nd place - Aykhan Sharipov (Aikyn), 3rd place - Zhaksylyk Suleimenov (Egemen Qazaqstan).
  • In addition, the journalist Maksat Kargabay (Sozak Uny newspaper) was announced the winner of the special nomination “View from the Region” for a series of materials in the media aimed at raising the public awareness of the achievements of the country's nuclear industry in the regions.

The winners and prize-winners of the competition were awarded with diplomas and cash prizes.

For further information, please contact:

Kazatomprom Investor Relations Inquiries

Cory Kos, Director of Investor and Public Relations

Tel: +7 (8) 7172 45 81 80


Kazatomprom Public Relations and Media Inquiries

Torgyn Mukayeva, Deputy Director of Investor and Public Relations

Tel: +7 (8) 7172 45 80 63


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Kazatomprom is the world's largest producer of uranium, with the company’s attributable production representing approximately 24% of global primary uranium production in 2019. The Group benefits from the largest reserve base in the industry and operates, through its subsidiaries, JVs and Associates, 26 deposits grouped into 14 mining assets. All of the Company’s mining operations are located in Kazakhstan and mined using ISR technology with a focus on maintaining industry-leading health, safety and environment standards.

Kazatomprom securities are listed on the London Stock Exchange and Astana International Exchange. As the national atomic company in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Group's primary customers are operators of nuclear generation capacity, and the principal export markets for the Group's products are China, South and Eastern Asia, Europe and North America. The Group sells uranium and uranium products under long-term contracts, short-term contracts, as well as in the spot market, directly from its headquarters in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, and through its Switzerland-based trading subsidiary, Trade House KazakAtom AG (THK).For more information, please see our newly updated website at

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