Peru November production falls

Peru’s mining ministry released official mine production figures this week showing that the country’s output of most metals except copper declined in November. November tin-in-concentrate production was 2,393 tonnes, 2.3% lower than in November 2010. All...

Minsur to boost Brazil production

Minsur SA, the world’s fourth-largest tin producer, aims to quadruple production at the Pitinga mine in Brazil in four years, Chief Executive Officer Lucio Pareja told Bloomberg. Pitinga “should be reaching the 10,000 tonnes per year level...

Peru tin production lower

Latest mine production figures released by Peru’s Mines and Energy Ministry showed higher copper and gold production in August, but lower output of tin, lead, zinc and silver. August production of tin-in-concentrate from Minsur’s San Rafael mine in Puno...