Timah plans to build smelter in Myanmar

State-run tin producer PT Timah is looking to expand its business to Myanmar, hoping to set up a smelter in the Indochina country to absorb raw ore. Timah president director Sukrisno said the publicly listed miner was currently conducting a study of the plant that was expected to conclude by year-end. “We hope to start […]

Indonesia’s Timah set to begin Myanmar tin exploration in June

Tin miner PT Timah (TINS) is set to begin tin ore exploration in Myanmar in June, marking the start of the company’s expansion in the Southeast Asian country. Timah president director Sukrisno said Tuesday that the company was close to obtaining its mining site recommendation. “We have already obtained forestry- and agriculture-related recommendations. Hopefully we […]