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Korea stockpile makes first purchase of 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
London Stock Exchange listed, W Resources Plc (AIM:WRES), has started a process to raise some US$24 million in debt finance to fund the US$27 million expansion of its La Parrilla tungsten-tin project in the Extremadura region of south-west Spain. The second stage of the La Parrilla mine development would increase the capacity of the mine to 2 million tpa, or 2,500 tpa of tungsten concentrate and 500 tpa of tin concentrate. The design and engineering of the expansion also...

METALS MORNING VIEW 25/05: Metals prices generally firmer in ...
Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
September iron ore prices on the Dalian Commodity Exchange continue their volatile trading ... aluminium and tin have regained their upward bias, zinc is consolidating in high ground, while lead and nickel prices remain weak. Nickels weakness is ...

Pitinga producing at full capacity in Q1
Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
International tin industry organisation ITRI has launched a Responsible Tin Supply group aimed at achieving a credible, responsible and more coordinated supply chain for tin. The group will bring together stakeholders from all tiers of the supply chain including tin traders and users from the solders, tinplate and tin chemicals industries and those companies further downstream. Chaired by an external industry expert it will provide an opportunity to exchange information and promote discussion...

METAL MORNING VIEW 23/05: Metals prices consolidate, flash PMI ...
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Zinc and tin prices are little changed ... The weaker dollar should help underpin commodity prices. The yuan is firmer at 6.8777, the Brazilian real at 3.2653 is recouping some of last week's politically-induced losses and the other emerging market ...

Gold prices consolidate, may face headwinds
Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The weaker dollar should help underpin commodity prices. The yuan is firmer at 6.8792 ... It would appear that copper, aluminium, zinc, tin and nickel prices are all looking stronger now, while laggard lead remains vulnerable. Prices still have more ...

Renison tin concentrate output remains broadly flat in Q1
Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Mined ore grades remain stable at 1.28%, while tin recoveries continue to improve, rising to

ITRI announces release of Tin Industry Review 2017 Report
Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
This is the fifth edition of a series of major studies on the tin industry

Indonesia's Tin exports rose marginally in April
Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Indonesian tin exports in April amounted to 6,378 tonnes.

Renison expansions progress as Q1 output remains flat.
Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
ITRI has published its latest authoritative report on the global tin market, titled the ITRI Tin Industry Review 2017 Navigating Global Uncertainty. This is the fifth edition of a series of major studies on the tin industry outlook published by ITRI since 2008. More information on the contents of the report and how to get hold of it are available here. More than a decade on, the global economy remains trapped in the shadow of the 2008 global...

Smelter maintenance impacts Peru's refined tin production in ...
Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Minsurs refined tin production fell 18% year-on-year to 3,580 tonnes during the first quarter as

Myanmar ore exports continue year-on-year decline
Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Minsur has released its Individual Q1 results for its Peruvian operations which reveal that refined tin production fell 18% year-on-year to 3,580 tonnes during the first quarter as a result of scheduled maintenance at the Pisco tin smelter in January. The maintenance at the smelter took place over a 23 day period and also resulted in a 25% increase in production cash costs to $10,284 due to lower production levels. Production at the San Rafael mine also registered...

Myanmar ore exports extend year-on-year decline
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
There has been an obvious decline in tin shipments from Myanmar in the first quarte

Funding progress at Bisie as early works begin
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Latest official China customs statistics reveal that March imports of tin ore and concentrate from Myanmar totalled 20,058 tonnes (gross weight), up 132% from February, but down 58% year-on-year. There has been an obvious decline in shipments from Myanmar in the first quarter of 2017, with total ore volumes down 53% on the same period of 2016 to 60,059 tonnes. However, this year the average tin content of the ore and concentrates is higher because of technological improvements at...

Brazil's Tin output posts mixed results in 2016
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Minsur's Brazilian subsidiary, Taboca, remains the top producer of both tin ore and metal.

Mixed results for Brazil tin output in 2016
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The ITRI 2017 tin market and futures hedging seminar was held in Shenzhen on April 20 and was strongly assisted and supported by Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE). Approximately 70 members from ITRI China's Associate Membership and the ITRI-IPC China Solder Technology Group (CSTG) attended the meeting. The seminar covered the outlook for the tin market in 2017 as well as discussion on China's tin futures market operation and development outlook, risk management of non-ferrous metals company th...

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