PT Timah Increases Offshore Mining Deposits to 70 pct

- May 25th, 2010

PT Timah (Persero) Tbk, Indonesia’s largest tin producer, is planning to increase its offshore mining deposits.  The company’s Offshore mining may account for 60% to 70% this year. It is also forced to reduce sourcing tin ore from its onshore mines in Bangka-Belitung islands, Indonesia’s main source of tin.
President Director Wachid Usman is quoted saying:
“We’re […]

PT Timah (Persero) Tbk, Indonesia’s largest tin producer, is planning to increase its offshore mining deposits.  The company’s Offshore mining may account for 60% to 70% this year. It is also forced to reduce sourcing tin ore from its onshore mines in Bangka-Belitung islands, Indonesia’s main source of tin.

President Director Wachid Usman is quoted saying:

“We’re competing with illegal miners that operate near and within our mining areas.”

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