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Indonesian tin miner PT Timah (TINS) has announced plans to develop a tin smelting facility in Tanyinthari at the cost of approximately US$8.3 million. Construction work is set to commence in 2015. TINS had previously announced plans to commence exploration work at the 10,000 hectare tin concession area in Pubyien – Tamok, Tanihary in June 2015. The project has already been granted all required forestry- and agriculture-related approvals. (Source: Myanmar Business Today, 8 November 2014)