Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5
9th KM, Jalan Tanjung Tualang, 31000 Batu Gajah, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
About Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5
The Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 or TT5 is a former tin mining dredge in Batu Gajah, Kinta District, Perak, Malaysia. TT5 was used for 44 years until 1982 when the Malaysian tin industries declined due to the falling world's tin price, exhausted tin deposits and high operating cost. In 2012, the facility was closed due to water leakage.
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