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Alphamin secures $80 million loan for Bisie development
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Leading South American tin producer, Minsur, has announced board approval for a US$195 million investment to execute its B2 tailings retreatment project, situated next to the operating San Rafael tin mine in Peru. The operation is designed to produce some 5,000 tpa of tin over a 9-year mine life, at projected cash costs of some $5,500 per tonne. Development will entail construction of a new tailings dam as well as a new 3,000 tpd processing plant to treat the...

Tin the forgotten EV metal
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Toronto-listed Alphamin Resources has signed a US$80million credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders to help fund the development of its Bisie tin mine in DR Congo and hopes to raise the remaining required amount through private placements by the end of 2017. The lending syndicate includes Sprott Private Resource Lending, Barak Fund SPC Limited and Tremont Master Holdings. In addition to the $80 million credit agreement, the Industrial Development Corporation and Tremont have committed to...

PT Timah maintains strong performance in Q3
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Opportunities for growth in the quantity of tin used in solder and batteries as a result of the electric vehicle revolution were presented by ITRI at two Australian tin mining investment seminars in Sydney and Melbourne in early November. The full presentation, which also detailed our latest view of the medium-term tin market outlook, can be downloaded in full here.

Fear of Glut Grips Commodities as Xi Shifts China Economic Focus
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
A slowdown in the worlds biggest consumer of most commodities is reviving fears over ... a rally that sent a gauge of industrial-metals prices to a three-year high two weeks ago. Copper, zinc, tin and lead also fell on Wednesday. Latest Chinese data ...

Daily Base and Precious Metals Report - 11-7-2017
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
A mixed start to the week as aluminium and tin ease back while others work

China Imports of Tin Ores and Concentrates Strong in September
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The estimated tin metal content of Chinese ore and concentrate imports from January to Septembe

Bolivian tin output recovers in Q2
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
China imports of tin ores and concentrates from Myanmar totalled 20,818 tonnes (gross weight) in September, according to the latest official customs statistics, with an estimated tin content of 5,000 tonnes, up 9% from August, almost three times higher than September 2016. The estimated tin metal content of Chinese ore and concentrate imports from January to September totalled 45,500 tonnes, up 15% compared to the same period last year. The gross weight of China's tin ore imports from other...

Commodity currencies crushed all by themselves
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
As for the commodities to which these currencies often are correlated, there was little of significance in terms of overnight trading. The spot price of iron ore ... just off an earlier one-month peak. Zinc, lead and tin each also finished higher.

Trump administration recommends Dodd-Frank conflict minerals ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
China's refined tin production is expected to increase in the coming months as a number of smelters restart production following maintenance, environmental inspections and raw material constraints. Yunnan Tin Company (YTC), China's largest tin producer, restarted production on 9 October following a period of smelter maintenance which began on 31 August 31. Meanwhile, Dajingzi Tin Industry Company has been in a production halt since August because of a regular inspection of equipment as well a...

LME nickel price rallies; copper dips on Chinese market return
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The picture on the LME is mixed as the new week gets underway: whereas zinc, nickel and tin are making some gains, aluminium, copper and lead are largely unchanged, Commerzbank noted in their commodities daily report. The three-month aluminium price ...

New China tinplate standards announced
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
ASX-listed Aus Tin Mining Ltd. has announced that the company has carried out its first sale of tin concentrate from the Granville Tin Project, near Zeehan, Tasmania, under its off-take agreement with Traxys Europe. The shipment, which was dispatched on 5 October, totalled some five tonnes of concentrate assayed at some 63%Sn. This first delivery will be used to trial the logistical and commercial arrangements of the agreement with Traxys and well as provide a bulk concentrate delivery to...

Tasmanian tin projects making strides
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Canadian-listed Strongbow Exploration (TSX-V: SBW) has successfully raised C$10.7 million (US$8.6 million) from a royalty sale and private placement which will be used for working capital and for construction of a water treatment plant at its South Crofty tin project in Cornwall, UK. The company successfully completed water treatment trials in March 2017 and has since submitted an application to the Environment Agency for a mine water discharge permit, successful receipt of which would mean ...

China ore imports from Myanmar decline in August
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Speakers at ITRI's Asia Tin Week in Kunming outlined recent successes and plans at the Heemskirk and Cleveland tin projects, both located in Tasmania. Stellar Resources Managing Director, Peter Blight, outlined how the Heemskirk tin project passed a key milestone in early 2017 following the grant of a 12-year mining license. The company is currently pursuing a fast-start strategy, first outlined in September 2016, with the project's three main underground deposits, Queen Hill, Severn and Mont...

Some Industrial Metals Prices Move Lower - Is North Korea To ...
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
1. Shipping rates have moved to the upside along with the price of lumber. In the world of industrial commodities, base or nonferrous metals including copper, aluminum, nickel, lead, zinc, and tin are staples when it comes to building infrastructure around ...

Mixed outlook for Chinas tin production
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Speakers from the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) and the Indonesian Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (ICDX) both outlined upcoming changes to their respective tin contracts in presentations at ITRI's 2017 Asia Tin Week in Kunming last week. Dr. Zhang Zhiyong, Head of the non-ferrous metals department at SHFE, outlined how daily turnover for the SHFE tin futures contract has grown rapidly since its introduction in March 2015, along with the quantity of tin stock held in exchange warehouses...

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