- Tri-Star Resources said antimony gold was now being produced at commercial grades at a processing facility in Oman, held through its 40% interest in Strategic & Precious Metals Processing.

The facility had produced antimony metal at the 'world standard commercial grade of 99.65%', the company said.

The focus was now on a rapid scaling of production, having proven the plant's technology.

Expressions of interest had been received from potential customers equal to almost double the annual combined capacity of 20,000 tonnes of antimony metal and antimony trioxide.

'I am delighted that the major milestone of producing antimony metal at a grade of 99.65% has been passed; this proves the metallurgy of the process and enables us now to focus on full-scale commercial production,' chairman Adrian Collins said.

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