SPMP’s Oman project delays first antimony metal production

Strategic & Precious Metals Processing (SPMP) has delayed the production of antimony metal at its antimony-gold project in Oman, SPMP’s parent company, Tri-Star Resources, said on Tuesday October 30.

The first round of antimony production was initially expected at the end of October, however, this fell through without a new timing being specified yet.
Tri-Star has a 40% equity interest in SPMP, which is constructing the antimony and gold processing facility in Sohar, Oman.
“While the delay in first metal [production] is unfortunate, a production ramp-up always presents some issues and we are pleased with the progress that Steven Din and his team are making,” Karen O’Mahony, acting chief executive officer (ceo) of Tri-Star, said.

Hot commissioning of the project began in July this year. Feedstock passed through the furnace and has...

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Ewa Manthey

October 30, 2018

16:15 GMT

London