Tastanov Yerbulat Adiyatovich was 70 years old in 2018!

Tastanov E.A. is Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of Kazakhstan National Academy of Natural Sciences, Chief Researcher of the Laboratory of Alumina and Aluminum at the Institute of Metallurgy and Ore Benefication (IMOB) JSC.

For 45 years he has been engaged in fundamental and applied research in the field of hydrometallurgy of alumina and non-ferrous metals.

From 1987 to 1992 he worked as head of the sectoral research alumina laboratory at the Kazakh Polytechnic Institute. From 1992 to 1996 he was Director in the office of Pavlodar aluminum plant in Almaty.

From 1996 to 2003 he worked as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Member of the Board of Directors, Consultant to Zhairem Mining and Processing Plant. From 2003 to 2004 he was Director of the Department of Strategic and Innovative Development of Transnational company “Kazchrome” JSC.

From 2004 to 2005 he was Deputy Director General of the RSE “Center for Chemical and Technological Research” MES RK.

In 2005 he was Director of West engineering LLP for some time and from this time to 2008 he worked as General Director of Scientific and Production Enterprise “Manganese” LLP.

From 2008 to 2011 he was President of JSC “Center for Earth Sciences, Metallurgy and Enrichment” JSC and National Scientific and Technological Holding “Parasat”.

In the period from 2011 to 2015 he worked as Executive Director of KazCopper LLP.

Since 2016 he has been working as Chief Researcher at the Laboratory of Alumina and Aluminum at IMOB.

E.A. Tastanov’s research in creating rational schemes for processing substandard alumina-containing raw materials, the study of complex aluminum-containing salt systems have made a significant contribution to the development of metallurgical science. With his participation, a number of scientific and technical developments were introduced, the production of aluminum sulfate was designed and launched at the Pavlodar aluminum plant.

He participated in the preparation of state scientific and technical programs that contributed to the development of the national innovation system, led working groups to create the “Program for the development of the chemical industry in the Republic of Kazakhstan”, investment programs for the organization of ferromanganese production, the development of barite and manganese deposits, which are successfully implemented in practice.

Tastanov E.A. has extensive experience in research and development, in the field of metallurgy of ferrous, non-ferrous, light and rare metals, in the implementation of technologies at metallurgical enterprises in Kazakhstan:

– Pavlodar Aluminum Plant, 1986 “Laboratory studies, pilot tests and introduction of the use of synthetic flocculant Alclar 600 in the process of thickening red mud”.

– Palodar aluminum plant in 1990 “Laboratory studies, pilot work on the introduction of the production of aluminum sulfate from hydrate wash.”

– Zhairem Mining and Processing Plant JSC in 1998, “Conducting research works and construction of an enrichment plant for processing primary manganese ores of the Ushkatyn-3 deposit by a gravitational method.”

Tastanov E.A. is the author of more than 80 published scientific works, including 15 copyright certificates of the USSR, Patents and Innovative patents of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

We wish Yerbulat Adiyatovich a long life, good health, great family happiness, further creative success for the benefit of the development of Kazakhstani science.

B. Kenzhaliyev

General Director – Chairman of the Board of IMOB JSC

Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan