Peru tin output falls due to maintenance

Minsur has released its Individual Q1 results for its Peruvian operations which reveal that refined tin production fell 18% year-on-year to 3,580 tonnes during the first quarter as a result of scheduled maintenance at the Pisco tin smelter in January. The maintenance...

Pitinga outlook positive after record year

Minsur’s consolidated results, released last week, report that tin output from the Pitinga mine in Brazil rose by 20% year-on-year to 6,875 tonnes, a record high since the mine’s acquisition by Minsur in 2008, while refined tin produced at the Pirapora...

Minsur’s Peruvian production down in 2016

Individual Q4 results for Minsur’s Peruvian operations, released today, reveal refined tin production totalled 19,573 tonnes in 2016, down 3.2% from 2015. Despite a 20% year-on-year fall in refined production to 5,023 tonnes in Q4, 2016 production guidance of...

Minsur reports Q3 rise in Peruvian production

Minsur’s individual Q3 results, released at the end of October, reveal a 25% improvement in refined tin production from its Pisco smelter to 5,182 tonnes, and a 5% increase in tin-in-concentrate production from the San Rafael Mine to 5,114 tonnes, compared to Q3...

Minsur’s Peruvian production falls in December

Latest data released by Peru’s Energy and Mines Ministry has revealed that tin production by Minsur’s San Rafael mine, the country’s only tin operation, dropped in December 2015 by nearly 23% to 1,841 mt. According to the ministry, mined tin output...

Expected production and price increases support Minsur credit rating

Minsur’s tin production from its operations in Peru and Brazil is forecast to increase from some 26,000 tonnes in 2015 to close to 30,000 tonnes in 2017 in a new analysis by Fitch Ratings. Fitch affirmed a BBB- rating on Minsur bonds, with a stable outlook. In a...

Minsur production falling

Official March mine production data released by Peru’s mining ministry showed increases in output of most base and precious metals, with the exception of tin. March tin production was reported at 2,294 tonnes, down by 6.6% compared to the same month of 2011....

Minsur production and profits fall in 2011

Peru’s only tin producer Minsur SA reported a 27% fall in net profits and a 16% drop in refined tin production last year, with a particularly sharp drop in profits in Q4. Net profit plunged 90% year-on-year in October-December to 24.8 million soles (US$9.24...

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...

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...