Kazatomprom JSC operates as a national operator for the import and export of natural uranium and its compounds. It operates through the following segments: Uranium, Ulba Metallurgic Plant (UMP), and Other. The Uranium segment includes uranium mining and processing operations from its mines; purchases of uranium from the group's joint ventures and associates which are engaged in uranium production; and external sales and marketing of uranium products. The UMP segment refers to the produces and sells products containing beryllium; tantalum and niobium; hydrofluoric acid; and by-products. The Other segment relates refers to the revenue and expenses of the firm's subsidiaries that are primarily engaged in providing supporting services to the Uranium segment such as drilling, transportation, and security services. The company was founded on July 14, 1997 and is headquartered in Astana, Kazakhstan.