Indonesian government to review export licenses

Further disturbances to Indonesian exports are expected this year as the Indonesian government is set to review export licenses in June. Export licenses in Indonesia regularly cause disruption in the tin industry, as has already been seen this year. Regulations in...

Global tin production rebounds in 2021

2021 saw refined tin production rebound from its pandemic lows, with the majority of global smelters – including many in the Top Ten – having a relatively “normal” year. Yunnan Tin Company maintained its position as the world’s largest producer of refined tin,...

PT Timah establishes JV to produce Nigerian tin

Indonesian state-owned tin miner PT Timah has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Nigeria-based Topwide Ventures Limited with the intention of developing a tin mining site in the African country. The two companies intend to jointly conduct a feasibility study,...

PT Timah maintains strong performance in Q3

State-owned Indonesian tin producer, PT Timah, has reported refined tin production of 7,932 tonnes for Q3 2017, effectively unchanged from Q2, but up 22.5% year-on-year. Mined tin output fell 7.5% to 7,776 tonnes from the previous quarter, but was up 13.3% on the...

PT Timah excels in H1

The Indonesian state-owned tin producer, PT Timah, has announced a 57% year-on-year increase in refined tin production to 14,905 tonnes in the first half of 2017, with Q2 refined tin output at its highest level since Q4 2014 at 7,942 tonnes. The increase in refined...

Timah report improved financials for 2016

The Indonesian state tin company, PT Timah, reported a 148% increase in profits to Rp 251.97 billion (~US$18.9 million) in 2016, despite a fall in mine and refined tin production to 24,121 and 23,756 tonnes respectively, according to an official press release by the...

PT Timah renews commitment to tin industry body ITRI

Indonesian tin producer PT Timah has renewed its commitment to the global tin industry association ITRI as a key step forward in its mission to be a leading mining company in a world increasingly driven by sustainability issues. Representing the world’s major...

Timah production recovers in Q3

Indonesia’s state-controlled tin company, PT Timah, has reported strong operational and financial results in Q3, aided by the rising tin price, although total production for the first 9 months of the year still lags behind 2015 levels. Q3 mine production rose 9%...

Timah reports lower production and revenues in H1

The Indonesian state-run tin company, PT Timah, has reported a fall in production, stocks and revenue in its 2016 first half financial report, despite a reduction in costs and rise in average tin prices during the period. The company reported that its first half...

Timah cuts 2016 production forecast

Indonesian state-controlled tin producer PT Timah will not meet its original production target of 30,000 tonnes this year. The company’s corporate secretary, Agung Nugroho, told Reuters today that output is now likely to be between 24,000 and 27,000 tonnes this...