Washington, D.C. 20549

                                   Form 12b-25

                           NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING

      [X] Form 10-K[ ] Form 20-F [ ] Form 11-K [ ] Form 10-Q [ ] Form N-SAR

                     For the Period Ended December 31, 2004

                        Commission file number: 000-50218

                               Bekem Metals, Inc.
                             Full Name of Registrant

                            EMPS Research Corporation
                            Former Name of Registrant

                            875 Donner Way, Unit 705
           Address of Principle Executive Offices (street and number)

                           Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
                            City, State and Zip Code

Part II - Rules 12b-25 (b) and (c)

         If the subject could be filed without unreasonable effort or expense
and the Registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25 (b), the following
should be completed. (Check if appropriate).

[X]      (a)      The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this
                  form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort of

[X]      (b)      The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition
                  report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR, or
                  portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth
                  calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject
                  quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q, or portion
                  thereof will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day
                  following the prescribed due date; and

         (c)      The accountant's statements or other exhibit required by Rule
                  12b-25 (c) has been attached if applicable.


Part III - Narrative

         State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Form 10-K, 10-KSB,
         20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-QSB, N-SAR, or the transition report or portion
         thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.

         The annual report of the registrant on Form 10-KSB could not be filed
         because management requires additional time to compile and verify the
         data required to be included in the report. The report will be filed
         within fifteen calendar days of the date the original report was due.

Part IV - Other Information

(1)      Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this

         Marat Cherdabayev             (801)                    582-1881     
             Name                    Area Code             Telephone Number

(2)      Have all other reports required under Section 13 or 15 (b) of the
         Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 or the Investments
         Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter) period
         that the Registrant was required to file such reports been filed? If
         answer is no, identify report(s).

                [X]  Yes                                   [ ]  No

(3)      Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
         from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be
         reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject
         report or portion thereof?

                [X]  Yes                                   [ ]  No

         If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both
         narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons
         why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.

         Net loss for the year ended December 31, 2004 was approximately
         $207,000, an increase of approximately $192,000 over the net loss for
         the year ended December 31, 2003 of $15,204. The increase in expenses
         during 2004 over expenses in 2003 was primarily attributable to
         share-based compensation of $190,658 from the award of stock options
         during February 2004.


                               Bekem Metals, Inc.
                  (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.

Date: March 31, 2005                              By: /s/ James Gunnell
                                                     James Gunnell, Secretary