Ministry of Mining Narrows Selection for Tin Refinery

Of the 12 companies vying to form a joint venture with No.2 Mining Enterprise, the field has been narrowed to seven, according to an official from the state-run enterprise. Seven local and foreign companies have been preliminarily selected to jointly operate the tin smelting and refining plant, which is owned by the Ministry of Mining, […]

Timah plans to build smelter in Myanmar

State-run tin producer PT Timah is looking to expand its business to Myanmar, hoping to set up a smelter in the Indochina country to absorb raw ore. Timah president director Sukrisno said the publicly listed miner was currently conducting a study of the plant that was expected to conclude by year-end. “We hope to start […]