“Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium and Magnesium Plant” JSC

Development stages

1954

USSR Council of Ministers signed the decree to start construction of Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium and Magnesium Plant.

1955

UKTMP JSC construction was started according to the complex design developed by branch institutes Giredmet and VAMI.     

1962

Pilot shop was commissioned into operation

1963

March 6 – first Kazakhstan titanium sponge was obtained.

1965

February 12 – first Kazakhstan magnesium was obtained.

1965

March 27 – State commission signed acceptance act for the first stage of titanium and magnesium plant.  This date is the birthday of UKTMP.  

1966

March 26 - second stage of the plant was commissioned.

1967

The plant has started delivery of titanium and magnesium to abroad.  

1968

Titanium sponge grade TG-100 and magnesium was given a state quality label.

1969

March 26 – designed capacity of titanium production was achieved.

1992

Based on the strategic decision of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – N.A.Nazarbaev on development of big industrial complexes of the country and as per the initiative of B.M.Shayakhmetov “Program of Kazakhstan titanium industry development for 1992-1997” was developed and accepted by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Changes and amendments to the mentioned program were approved in 1996 by the statement of RK Government “About further development of titanium and magnesium industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 1996-2001”.  

1999

With participation of UKTMP JSC geological exploration works were performed at Satpayevsk mine, as the result stocks of titanium containing mineral raw material were approved.  

2000

On the basis of Satpayevsk mine joint mining company «Satpayevsk Titanium Mines Ltd» was created with participation of UKTMP JSC.

2000

October 16 - ore and thermal complex for production of titanium slag was commissioned during the visit of RK President – N.A.Nazarbayev at UKTMP JSC.

2008

Aubert et Duval and UKTMP JSC created Kazakhstan-French joint venture UKAD. Main activity of UKAD JV is to process titanium ingots and alloys produced by UKTMP JSC into titanium forgings, sheets, bars and wire.  

2009

UKTMP JSC and south Korean company POSCO created Kazakhstan-Korean joint venture POSUK Titanium LLC. Purpose to create this joint venture is construction of plant for production of titanium ingots and slabs by electronic-beam melting.

2010

September 6 – in presence of RK President – N.A.Nazarbaev shop for production of titanium ingots and alloys (shop 14) was officially commissioned into operation. Realization of this project was highly appreciated by the Head of the country and awarded by “Altyn Sapa” medal in nomination “Industrial achievements”.  

2011

September 19 – commissioning of UKAD JV for production of high technological titanium products took place during the visit of RK President – N.A.Nazarbayev to Franceв. 

2011

Construction of POSUK Titanium LLC JV for production of titanium ingots and slabs was started in October in Ust-Kamenogorsk.

2012

In order to increase share of Kazakhstan titanium in the world market and further expansion of sales market, UKTMP JSC has developed “UKTMP Development program for 2012-2022” which is approved by the Board of Directors.