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China ore imports hit 2017 highs in November
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Indonesian tin exports in December totalled 7,056 tonnes according to preliminary figures released by the trade ministry this week, down 11% month-on-month but up 17% year-on-year. 22,610 tonnes of tin was shipped from Indonesia in Q4, up 29% year-on-year and the highest quarterly total since Q2 2014. The December latest figures are based on pre-shipment checks made by surveying companies and include 9 tonnes of tin solder as well as refined metal ingots. Total shipments for 2017 amounted to...

Chinese Tin Ore Imports Hit 2017 Highs in November, Says Customs ...
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The trade data also reveals refined tin and alloy imports in November totalled 186 tonnes,

PT Timah establishes JV to produce Nigerian tin
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Australia-based tin explorer and developer, Kasbah Resources, plans to adapt the development strategy for its Achmmach Tin Project in Morocco following a technical review of the 2016 Small Start Option (SSO) Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) previously envisaged for the project. The SSO DFS was previously announced in July 2017 as an updated DFS, exploring higher average tin grades and a drastically reduced project Capex based on a multi-stage development plan for the Achmmach project. Kasba...

Kasbah ditches SSO strategy
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
According to the latest customs statistics, China's tin ores and concentrates imports in November 2017 totalled 30,481 tonnes, with 30,274 tonnes from Myanmar. We estimate that the tin content of ores and concentrates from Myanmar in November was 7,300 tonnes, more than double October levels and higher than any previous month of the year. From January to November 2017, the estimated tin metal content of ores and concentrates from Myanmar totalled some 56,000 tonnes, up 7% compared to the...

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output up in December 2017
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
In 2017 Seligdar commissioned 3 processing factories, produced over 1 thousand tons of tin and increased mining volume by 30% YoY and gold reserves by 19 tons. Last year the group also struck an important deal of Rusolovo shares consolidation. As the result, the group balance received a major asset. Seligdar plans to pay dividends

PT Timah Established JV to Produce Nigerian Tin
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Indonesian state-owned tin miner PT Timah has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Nigeria-based

Russia: Primorsky GOK to yield 2700 tons of tungsten concentrate ...
Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Since the beginning of the year Rusolovo has mined 1 thousand tons of tin concentrate, up by 60% YoY, and a historical record for the company. This year has become a key one as to the development of our manufacturing base and reaching new producing heights. Not only have we carried out a large repai

Afri Tin Mining Plans Decides to Move Ahead with Expansion of ...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The Uis tin mine is a historical hard-rock open pit tin operation located in Namibia's

AfriTin plans Uis pilot plant programme
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Canadian-listed Brazilian metal explorer, developer and producer, Meridian Mining, has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) and maiden resource for its Bom Futuro tailings projects, located in the state of Rondnia in Brazil. At the end of 2016, Meridian entered a joint venture with the original project owner, Coopersanta, and has since focussed on the potential recovery of tin from tailing produced over the 30-year history of Bom Futuro mining operations. The maiden resource incl...

China Ore Imports Fell Sharply in October
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
From January to October, the estimated tin metal content of Chinese ore and concentrate imports

Chinese Refined Tin Producer Announces One-Month Maintenance ...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
China's second-largest refined tin producer, Yunnan Chengfeng, plans to stop production and carry out maintenance

Bolivia's Largest Tin Mine to Begin Limited Operations at its ...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The General Manager of Bolivia's largest tin mine, Huanuni, has announced that the mine's new

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.

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