Metals X eyes Rentails decision in 2023

Metals X has announced that it will update the Rentails Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS), beginning the work in 2022. Rentails is a tailings reprocessing project at the Renison mine in Tasmania, Australia. The project has been in development for some time; the...

Strong quarter for Metals X despite challenges

Metals X has announced the results of a very positive quarter at its half-owned Renison mine. In the mine, both production and the grade of the ore improved compared to the first quarter of 2021. 206,192 tonnes of ore was mined in Q2, up by 32,252 tonnes (19%). Grades...

Stellar Resources restarts Heemskirk exploration

Stellar Resources will restart drilling this year at its Heemskirk project, the company has announced. The Heemskirk project, located in Tasmania, Australia, is comprised of several tin-containing deposits. The project already has a total Inferred and Indicated...

Renison finishes low, but outlook positive

Production at the Renison mine in Tasmania, Australia, finished 2020 on a low note as tin-in-concentrate production fell some 14% quarter-on-quarter. However, half-owner Metals X is forecasting that production will improve in 2021. Without any impact of coronavirus at...

China begins search for other sources as Myanmar supply drops again

In August, Myanmar experienced extremely heavy rains, leading to flooding. The high waters constrained mine production in the country, a major source of tin concentrates for smelters in China. The flood waters have still not been cleared, leading to lower shipments...

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...