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Minsur tin tails project to start production in 2019

Peru tin producer Minsur aims to develop a US$218 million tailing reprocessing facility at its San Rafael operation in Puno that will enable it to produce an additional 51,000 tonnes of tin over its nine-year life.

Exploration / Development > Feasibility

Minsur tin tails project to start production in 2019

Peru tin producer Minsur aims to develop a US$218 million tailing reprocessing facility at its San Rafael operation in Puno that will enable it to produce an additional 51,000 tonnes of tin over its nine-year life.

Minsur tin tails project to start production in 2019

The existing San Rafael tin mine looks like only having five years of life left

The investment comes as mine production from San Rafael nears the end of its life. The mine produced 19,192t in 2016 and has about five years left. Last year's production was forecast to come in at 17,500t.