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CALGARY, Feb. 21, 2013 /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 34th shipment of copper concentrate produced at the Canatuan mine, on
February 13, 2013. This is the first of five copper concentrate
shipments that the Company anticipates to make this year along with two
zinc concentrate shipments.
5,089 dry metric tonnes (dmt) of concentrate were shipped containing
Gross revenue of approx. US$11.6 million expected to be received for the
Inventory of 574 dmt of copper concentrate is currently in storage.
The 34th shipment of 5,089 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 February 13,
2013. TVIRD expects to earn gross revenue of approximately US$11.6
million from MRI for this shipment (pending final assay and price
adjustments). Remaining in inventory is approximately 574 dmt of copper
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 Canadian resource company focused on the
production, development, exploration and acquisition of resource
projects in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. The Company produces
copper and zinc concentrates from its Canatuan mine and is advancing
its Balabag Gold-Silver project towards production in 2014. TVI is a
partner/operator in several joint venture projects in the Philippines
and Papua New Guinea and also has an interest in an offshore Philippine
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