Minsur announces production increase from Pitinga in Q1

Minsur’s Q1 consolidated results reveal that its Brazilian subsidiary, Taboca, saw a 20% year-on-year increase in Q1 tin production from its Pitinga mine to 1,585 tonnes in 2015. This brings Minsur’s total tin production in Q1 to 5,883 tonnes. The increase...

Minsur production and revenue fall in Q1 2015

Minsur has published its 2015 first quarter results which reveal a 31% year-on-year fall in tin production at its Peruvian operations to 4,776 tonnes in Q1 and a 43% decrease in net revenue from tin operations to US$ 105.2 million. The lower tin production was a...

Peruvian tin production falls in early 2015

Official figures from Peru’s Energy and Mines Ministry reveal a year-on-year fall in mined tin production in January and February 2015 of some 24%, primarily due to depletion of mineral resources at Minsur’s San Rafael operation, the country’s only...

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...

Minsur production higher in 2014 despite fourth quarter results

Individual Q4 results for Minsur’s Peruvian operations have been released showing a 7% fall in tin production for the quarter, to 6,190 tonnes, compared with the final quarter of 2013, although total production for the year just exceeded that of 2013...

Minsur reports drop in third quarter production

Minsur has reported that combined tin production at its operations in Peru and Brazil in 3Q14 has decreased 1% to 6,852 tonnes compared to 3Q13, primarily due to lower grades at the San Rafael tin mine in Puno, Peru. The combined production of tin since the start...

Minsur reports rising tin production in Peru and Brazil

In an announcement of second quarter consolidated results today, Minsur SA reported that its first half 2014 tin production rose by 8% year-on-year to 14,792 tonnes, with its Peruvian and Brazilian operations both reporting the same percentage increases. Production at...

Minsur commits to long-term tin supply

In a key-note presentation at ITRI’s International Tin Conference in Penang, Minsur´s CEO Juan Luis Kruger said that the company was boosting exploration and capital expenditure over the next 3 – 5 years with the aim of consolidating its position as a leading...

Peru mine production on the rise

Official statistics from Peru’s energy and mining ministry showed that base metals miners ended 2013 on a high note, with year-on-year rises in December production of copper, lead, zinc and tin. Production of tin-in-concentrates at Minsur’s San Rafael mine...

Minsur launches bond issue

Minsur has announced plans to issue up to US$400 million of senior unsecured notes due 2024 as part of its long-term growth and diversification programme. The company has embarked on a roadshow to present its plans to investors in the USA and other countries,...