Minsur increases production in 2020 despite mine closure

New data from the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines indicates that production at Minsur’s San Rafael mine fell some 3% in November. The monthly Mining Statistics Bulletin (Boletín Estadístico Minero in Spanish) details mine production for all minerals in the...

Minsur results recover from COVID impact

The latest quarterly report from Minsur indicates that the company quickly recovered from the impact of the coronavirus, which closed its operations in the second quarter. The report for the third quarter of 2020 indicates that tin production at San Rafael, the...

Minsur results positive despite COVID closures

Major tin miner and refiner Minsur has released its results for the first quarter of 2020. The results indicate a relatively positive quarter, despite closures to its Peruvian operations at the end of the period. Ore treatment at the San Rafael-Pisco unit in Peru fell...

Minsur proceeds with $195 million B2 development

Leading South American tin producer, Minsur, has announced board approval for a US$195 million investment to execute its B2 tailings retreatment project, situated next to the operating San Rafael tin mine in Peru. The operation is designed to produce some 5,000 tpa of...