Mixed production results from Minsur’s Brazilian operations

While production at the Pitinga mine fell in Q3, tin output at the company’s Pirapora smelter rose by 7%. Minsur released its consolidated Q3 results on Monday revealing that its Brazilian subsidiary, Taboca, saw a 21% year-on-year fall in Q3 tin production from its...

Pitinga production capacity to fall 33%

Peru based tin miner Minsur has announced a 33% reduction in tin production capacity from its Pitinga tin mine in Brazil for nine to twelve months as it carries out emergency repairs. The company was forced to halt production in August following discovery of water...

Brazil boosts Minsur production in 2014

Minsur’s Q4 2014 consolidated results reveal a 3% increase in total tin production from its Brazilian and Peruvian operations to 29,234 tonnes in 2014 compared to the previous year. This is despite a 5% fall in tin production in Q4 2014 to 7,734 tonnes from the...

Avenue reports first Brazilian drill results

ASX-listed Avenue Resources has reported the first results of a 2,000 metre drill programme at the San Lourenco project in Rondonia state, Brazil. The project consists of 3,408 hectares located 200 kilometres from Porto Velho and was a centre of small scale alluvial...