Elementos forced to delay Temengor project

Elementos has been forced to delay the Temengor project, located in Malaysia, following a moratorium on exploration licenses. Concerns about water pollution in the north of Perak State have caused the local government to temporarily stop granting exploration licenses...

MSC to increase mine production by 30%

Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC), in a bid to capitalise on forecast higher tin prices, is targeting raising mining output at its Rahman Hydraulic mine by 30% by the end of this calendar year. Roughly US$ 2.4 million has been set aside to improve the...

Top 10 refined tin producers increase production by 2%

ITA reports that four of this year’s top 10 refined tin producers saw an increase in production in 2018, including three of the five biggest companies. In China, production changes were split, although the world’s largest refined tin producer, YTC, saw an...

MSC provides smelter conversion update

Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC) has provided an update on its efforts to convert a lead smelter in Port Klang, Malaysia, into a tin smelting plant. The company plans to test-fire the converted furnace by the end of 2018 and start smelting from the plant from the...

Elementos sign Malaysian project MOU

Australian tin explorer and developer, Elementos Limited, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Empire Tin Mining Sdn Bhd to negotiate a Farm-in and Joint Venture agreement on the Temengor Tin Project in Perak, Malaysia. The Temengor...