Mine Visit and Public Due Diligence ReportThailand Smelting and Refining Co., Ltd.
Thailand Smelting and Refining Company (Thaisarco) is one of the world’s largest tin producers, sourcing raw materials globally from Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas to supply its international customer base. The company is based in Phuket, Thailand.
Established in 1963 Thaisarco is a member of International Tin Association (ITA), the Tantalum and Niobium International Study Centre (T.I.C.), and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI). Thaisarco’s CID number is CID001898. Thaisarco has one smelting facility, located at 80 Moo 8, Sakdidej Road, Tambol Vichit, Amphur Muang Phuket, Phuket THAILAND. The smelting/refining facilities are processing tin products.
Thaisarco’s facility has undergone a Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) assessment on 7th December to 8th December 2017. The assessment is valid for one year. The assessment period was from 1st September 2016 to 31st October 2017. The assessment was conducted by Responsible Sourcing Audit Firm (Supply Chain Policy).
To avoid the use of conflict minerals, which directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups and/or minerals that involved other serious human right abuses in their production, Thaisarco has developed a supply chain policy. The supply chain policy is fully aligned with the third edition of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (CAHRAs), (OECD Guidance). It covers all of the risks identified in Annex II of the OECD Guidance and its geographic scope is global. Thaisarco is committed to addressing any Annex II risks it identified. The policy was reviewed and approved by senior management, which is committed to supporting its implementation. The policy has been widely disseminated to relevant stakeholders (suppliers, customers, employees etc.) and is available on the company website at www.thaisarco.com
Thaisarco has conducted due diligence report to the supplying mine site in Portugal, Rwanda and DRC 2018 as per details.
Thaisarco currently sources some tin ore concentrates from Myanmar but only from the Southern region of the country as per details.