Metals & Minerals

What we do

LET SA provides LET with trade expertise in the metals and mining sector.

Trading through the Group’s wholly owned subsidiary LET SA, we are active in base metal concentrates, ores, secondary raw materials and residues as well as primary base metals and minor metals. We trade around ten different metals – representing some 30 products – from ore to master alloys with a wide range of values and cargo sizes.

LET is active in copper, aluminium, nickel, and tin metal, but specialises in zinc and lead, from ores through to refined product, with the expertise to source, trade, distribute and market metal through a range of industrial sectors. We deliver zinc metal and a wide range of zinc alloys to the steel mills and galvanising plants. LET also supplies metal to the chemical, die casting and metallurgical industries.

LET trades in copper ores, lead and silver ores and concentrates, high purity indium metal and cadmium metal.

LET has established a steel scrap trading business and is developing into iron ore trading.

LET benefits from the extensive network of LET Group offices around the world. LET SA is an Associate Trade Member of the LME (London Metal Exchange), a member of the International Zinc Association and a member of the Galvanisers Association.

Where we do it

Our areas of operation include Europe, North America, Russia, Kazakhstan, Latin America, Mexico, Africa, the Middle East and China.

How we do it

LET’s status as a global energy trader gives  Elton access to new markets and allows the business to build on synergies generated within the Group. Elton has a broad spectrum of customers and an equally broad offer: the capability to take raw materials to smelters and smelted metals to end users – backed by the financial stability, physical risk management expertise and global reach of LET.

40+ Countries LET supplies a comprehensive range of metal products (including specialist) to customers in over 40 countries worldwide