SINGAPORE (July 9): Patrick Yong, CEO of Malaysia Smelting Corp (MSC), is excited about tin. “A lot of people think tin is a sunset industry. Hardly. It’s the most exciting non-ferrous metal now, to me. And a lot of people share that opinion too,” Yong says. While tin today is widely used for canning and soldering, new uses of the metal are still being discovered. Among the most exciting: batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).

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