In March 2017, at the Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical completed commissioning of the X-ray wavelength dispersive flowstream pulp analyzer AP-35-A manufactured by Bourevestnik Inc. The instrument installed within the frames of "Involvement of off-balance dump mines of the «Kalmakyr» deposit. A special feature of this project is a comprehensive replacement of the outdated analyzer AR-31, which has worked for more than 20 years.
Bourevestnik, Inc. – is the CIS’s largest enterprise for research, development and manufacture of X-ray equipment for industrial and scientific purposes, the company is the subsidiary of PJSC ALROSA.
Analyzer AR-35 represents a fully-automated analytical complex intended for continuous X-ray fluorescence on-stream chemical analysis of pulps and solutions. The instrument allows simultaneous determination of concentrations up to 7 chemical element (from 20Ca to 92U) in 15 technological products with a discreteness of 1 every 15 minutes, while measurement time does not exceed 40 seconds.
JSC Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Company is a mining and smelting enterprise in the city of Almalyk, Tashkent region, one of the largest mining and metallurgical enterprises in Uzbekistan, a producer of about 90% of silver and 20% of gold in Uzbekistan, the largest copper producer in Central Asia.