The 50th Anniversary of the Yakutniproalmaz Research and Design Institute: History and Prospects

A.S. Chaadaev, I.V. Zyrianov, I.F. Bondarenko

The authors describe the history of the institute establishment and development. Its major research areas are: reserves and resources of the diamond sector of Russia in general and Yakutia in particular; long-term planning and development prospects of the company and the region, substantiation and assessment of the feasibility of new diamond deposit development; novel technologies of diamond mining, beneficiation and processing; creation of information technologies, design of automated control systems of production and processes; research into environmental safety of the company operation.