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PT Timah plans to start work on tin chemical plant in Q4

June 24, 2011 - 09:11 GMT Location: Singapore

KEYWORDS: PT Timah , Indonesia , tin

Indonesia's PT Timah plans to build an upstream tin chemical plant in Cilegon, West Java province, to feed into its 10,000 tpy tin stabiliser plant

"Construction is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2011 as there are some design settings of that plant that are still under review," said spokesman Abrun Abubakar. The new plant will process tin into tin chloride, the intermediate material to produce tin stabiliser, a product commonly used in the PVC and plastics industry to make material heat-resistant. The...

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