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Approvals granted for Granville expansion
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Miners at Bolivia's state-owned Huanuni tin mine have halted production in a dispute over a planned restructuring of Bolivia's umbrella state mining company, Comibol, local news sources have reported. A government proposal for the restructuring of Comibol has come under strong resistance generally from the mining sector in Bolivia, with workers unions believe the restructuring will result in a reduction of social benefits by governance under a public labour law rather than the general labour ...

Bolivian miners resist Comibol restructuring plan
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been asked to submit a report on the restriction of lead in hunting shot due to ongoing concerns about toxicity and its impact on wildlife, which could boost the use of tin in alloys as an alternative. The hunting shot market in the EU is fragmented between lead, steel, tungsten and bismuth shot although there is no data detailing the breakdown of each type in the EU. Tin is not used in isolation...

Council grants formal approval to Granville Tin Project expansion
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The company has already been producing tin concentrate by processing tailings material and ore stocks

Maiden ore reserve reported for Cinovec
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Australian tin producer and project developer, Aus Tin Mining, has announced that it has received formal approval from Tasmania's West Coast Council for the expansion of its Granville Tin Project in Tasmania. This removes a significant hurdle for a resumption of mining at the site. The company has already been producing tin concentrate by processing tailings material and ore stocks at Granville but has been limited by existing user rights which restrict annual processing to 2,500 tonnes of or...

Bolivia reports weaker tin output in Q1
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
European Metals Holdings Limited has reported a maiden ore reserve for its Cinovec Lithium-Tin Project in the Czech Republic. The JORC-compliant probable ore reserve is based on a Preliminary Feasibility Study (PFS) completed in April this year and totals 34.5 million tonnes of ore containing 0.30% lithium and 0.09% tin, or 103,500 tonnes of lithium and 31,050 tonnes of tin contained, as well as smaller volumes of tungsten. The project was envisaged in a recent 2017 PFS as an...

Positive economics confirmed in Rentails DFS update
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Official statistics from the Bolivian Ministry of Minerals and Metals reveal a year-on-year fall in both mine and refined tin production in the country in the first quarter of 2017, with mine output falling 6.7% to 4,381 tonnes and refined metal production falling 14.1% to 3,809 tonnes. The reduction in mine output can be largely attributed to a 37% year-on-year fall in production attributed to mining cooperatives to 590 tonnes during Q1, with reported state-owned mined output increasing by...

PT Timah reports strong Q1 performance
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Metals X has announced positive results from an updated DFS for its 50%-ownedRentailstailings retreatment project, adjacent to the operating Renison tin mine in Tasmania. TheRentailsproject is focussed on the reprocessing of some 21.6 million tonnes of historical tailings from the Renison tin mine, with average grades of 0.45% Sn and 0.23% Cu, or 97,200 tonnes of tin and 49,700 tonnes of copper. The updated DFS scenario proposes annual production of 5,400 tonnes of tin...

China tin concentrate imports see large May increase
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Integrated Indonesian tin producer, PT Timah, has reported a strong first quarter for production, with mine output up 125% year-on-year to 7,675 tonnes in 2017 and refined production up 65% to 6,963 tonnes. The company reported in a press release that the increase was a result of reconstruction and replacement of production facilities, increased production capacity and better support facilities. The company's ongoing efforts in this area include the opening of new onshore mine units, addition...

LME Tin Trading Activity-May 2017
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The monthly summary provides an overview of LME Tin contracts.

Russia: coal exports up in H1 2017
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Pravourmiyskoye LLC, a part of Rusolovo, has reached the H1 tin concentrate output target ahead of time. The first half-year plan was fulfilled on June 26, Rusolovo CEO Evgeny Kolesov noted. So far the company has produced 201 tons of tin concentrate, up by 5% from the plan. At present the Khabarovsk Krai (region) is

Commodities: Crude higher in technical bounce despite bearish ...
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The research analyst said crude had remained extremely pressured due to the high global crude stores, meaning gains in price could be treated as a technical bounce for sellers to drive the commodity lower ... tin rose 2.98% and zinc added 0.79%.

METALS MORNING VIEW 21/06: Stronger tone falters in base metals ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
It has been a quiet start on the London Metal Exchange this morning, Wednesday June 21, as base metals prices remain little changed with price movements ranged between down 0.3% for tin and up 0.2% for zinc ... on the Dalian Commodity Exchange down ...

Alphamin plan US$38 million equity fundraising
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The iTSCi programme continues to win awards for its outstanding contribution to sustainable supply chain management. Already recognised in January as a key contributor to ITRI being named edie Sustainability Leader 2017, iTSCi has now won an International CSR Excellence Award, presented at the UK Houses of Parliament. International CSR Excellence Awards are presented by the Green Organisation for Corporate and Social Responsibility to caring companies that use their privileged position to hel...

Alphamin Resources to raise USD 38 Million to fund construction ...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The proceeds will be used for further development of the Bisie Tin Project and fo

Indonesian tin exports robust in May
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
On June 8th the London Metal Exchange (LME) announced the approval of Indonesian tin smelter Mitra Stania Prima (MSP) as a listed LME brand, making it deliverable against the LME Tin Contract. MSP's smelter is based on the island of Bangka in Indonesia, with an approximated annual tin refining capacity of 6,720 tonnes per year. The company is an integrated mining and smelting operation, counting onshore open pit operations among its assets. ITRI View:The addition of MSP brings the total...

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