Kara Balta Ore Mining Kombinat (KBMP)
Location: Kara Balta, Kyrgyzstan. (42o48’N 73o51’E)
KBMP processes gold and molybdenum ores. During Soviet times KBMP processed uranium ore from deposits in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. After independence, the mines in Kyrgyzstan closed and KBMP continued to process concentrate from Kazakhstan until 2005.
Part of refinery and fire assay lab for refining gold from Centerra’s Kumtor deposit.
Project: Intertech provided components of the gold refinery in a complete fire assay laboratory for gold sample analysis from Centerra’s Kumtor deposit. Intertech also trained laboratory personnel and continues to provide support for the equipment.