TVI Pacific Inc. Completes 33rd Shipment of Copper Concentrate
TSX: TVI OTCQX: TVIPF
CALGARY, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) (TVI or the Company) announced today that its Philippine operating affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. (TVIRD), completed its 33rd shipment of copper concentrate produced at the Canatuan mine, on December 13, 2012.
- 4,419 dry metric tonnes (dmt) of concentrate was shipped containing 18.01% copper;
- Gross revenue of approximately US$10.0 million is expected to be received for the shipment; and
- Inventory of 389 dmt of copper concentrate is currently in storage.
The 33rd shipment of 4,419 dmt of copper concentrate left the port of Santa Maria in Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte, in accordance with the off-take arrangement between TVIRD and MRI Trading AG (MRI) on December 14, 2012. TVIRD expects to earn gross revenue of approximately US$10.0 million from MRI for this shipment (pending final assay and price adjustments). Remaining in inventory is approximately 389 dmt of copper concentrate.
Production remains steady at the Canatuan mine, achieving copper concentrate grade levels between 17 and 20 percent. TVIRD anticipates that future shipments of copper concentrate will continue approximately every six to eight weeks.
About TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX: TVI) (OTCQX: TVIPF)
TVI Pacific Inc. is a publicly-traded Canadian company that is focused on the production, development, exploration and acquisition of resource projects in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. TVI produces copper and zinc concentrates from its Canatuan mine. TVI also has an interest in an offshore Philippine oil property and is a partner in several joint venture projects in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea.
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SOURCE TVI Pacific Inc.