Area 5 takes Renison up a notch

Area 5 development has taken mine production at Renison to a new level, according to half-owner Metals X’s latest quarterly report. The impact of coronavirus in Australia has been limited compared to other tin mining countries – for instance those in South...

Metals X adds upside to Renison plans

Metals X, part-owner of the Renison Bell mine in Tasmania, Australia, has announced the results of a new mining optimisation study and life-of-mine (LOM) plan. The new LOM plan indicates that Renison could produce more than 10,000 tonnes of tin-in-concentrate per year...

Renison increases production, unaffected by COVID-19

COVID-19 has had little impact on operations at Renison, according to half-owner Metals X. The company announced that mine production increased 5% during the first quarter of 2020. Unlike other mining companies around the world, Metals X has been relatively unaffected...

Metals X reaffirms Renison longevity

Major Australian tin miner Metals X has announced an improved Mineral Resource (MRE) for its Renison Bell Mine. The update increases the Resource by 8% net of mining depletion and includes a maiden Resource for the Bell 50 area. Renison Bell has a nearly 100-year...

Metals X downgrades Renison forecast

Tasmanian tin miner Metals X expects tin production for the first half of 2020 to be lower than previously expected. The company now sees production of tin-in-concentrate some 1,000 tonnes lower than previous guidance.   The company has been working on the Area 5...

Aus Tin Mining eyes Granville return

Aus Tin Mining has announced that it will resume operations at its Granville mine in Q1 2020. The company placed the mine on temporary care and maintenance in October. In a statement, the company said that it had agreed to a funding package that will allow it to begin...

Granville to enter temporary care & maintenance

The Granville tin mine, which was acquired by Aus Tin Mining in 2015 and expanded to include the Granville East prospect in late 2018, is set to be placed on temporary care and maintenance due to issues relating to the mine fleet. Granville, located in Tasmania, has...

Stellar scopes out low-cost Heemskirk operations

In view of becoming Australia’s second largest tin producer, Stellar Resources has announced the results of its Heemskirk Tin Project Scoping Study. Development of the project will include an underground mine, processing plant, and a tailings storage facility,...

Aus Tin reviewing Granville operations

Following a disruption to mining activities, Aus Tin Mining will review its Granville operation and its ongoing strategy. The disruption comes during a key period for the mining operations. Mining at the Granville project initially begin in February with the first...

Aus Tin moves to initiate Taronga mining

Aus Tin Mining have announced that Stage 1 of the Taronga project, located in New South Wales, Australia, will begin shortly. The company has appointed Townes Contracting to undertake the initial mining, crushing and civil works associated with the first stage. A...