SINGAPORE (May 8): Founded in 1887, Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC) group is an integrated producer of tin metal and tin-based products, involved in the upstream and downstream sector of the tin industry through tin mining and custom tin smelting. Rahman Hydraulic Tin (RHT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MSC, operates the largest open-pit eluvial tin mine in the country. Over the years, MSC has grown to become a modern tin producer with one of the smallest carbon footprints in the industry.

1.What are Malaysia Smelting Corporation’s (MSC) main business segments? 

We have two main business segments. Tin smelting involves the production of tin from concentrates and tin bearing materials into refined tin and alloys. The other is tin mining which involves exploration and the extraction of tin ore in the form of cassiterites (the main ore of tin) and further concentration up to a very high grade of 75%. 

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