Outotec to deliver Ausmelt for TIMAH

Indonesian state tin producer, PT TIMAH, has agreed to a deal for the design and delivery of a new tin smelter with Finnish firm, Outotec, based on their Ausmelt Furnace technology. The delivery of the furnace is expected to take two years, with completion targeted by...

PT TIMAH production falls significantly in Q1

The Indonesian state-run tin producer, PT TIMAH, has released its results for the first quarter of 2018 which reveal a 23% year-on-year decline in refined tin production to 5,361 tonnes, the lowest quarterly output since Q1 2016. Production of tin ore by the company...

PT TIMAH production rebounds in 2017

The Indonesian state-owned tin producer, PT TIMAH, has released its 2017 results which reveal that tin-in-concentrate production from mining operations rose 29% to 31,178 tonnes, while refined tin production increased 27% year-on-year to 30,249 tonnes. The increased...

PT Timah reports strong Q1 performance

Integrated Indonesian tin producer, PT Timah, has reported a strong first quarter for production, with mine output up 125% year-on-year to 7,675 tonnes in 2017 and refined production up 65% to 6,963 tonnes. The company reported in a press release that the increase was...

PT Timah refined tin production stable in 2015

State-run Indonesian tin miner, PT Timah, has announced that its refined tin production was broadly unchanged in 2015, falling less than 1% year-on-year to 27,431 tonnes. This is despite an 18% fall in mined tin production to 26,361 tonnes over the same period. PT...

Low prices and permit issues limit Indonesian sales

PT Timah may slash sales to less than 500 tonnes per month while other Indonesian producers are limited by “quota” restrictions. PT Timah corporate secretary Agung Nugroho told Metal Bulletin that the fall in tin prices has forced it to slash sales to less...

PT Timah builds stocks to support price

Indonesian state tin company PT Timah continued to build up stocks in the second quarter, noting in a release accompanying its 2014 first half year results that “managing…tin supplies available for sale at ICDX is our business strategy to maintain price...