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...

Renison Indicated & Measured Resource doubles

Having received encouraging drilling results from the prospective Bell 50 area, Metals X has announced its annual resource estimate for the Renison Bell mine, Tasmania. Renison Bell is one of the highest-grade tin mines currently in production and is part-owned by...

Ore-sorting technology benefits Renison production

Metals X, which owns a 50% stake in the Renison tin mine, Tasmania, through the Bluestone Mines Tasmania Joint Venture, saw revenue fall from $42.5 million to $36.5 million in the final quarter of 2018. During Q4 of 2018, the operational focus at the Renison mine was...

Renison tin output record

Renison mine produced a record amount of tin in January, according to Damien Marantelli, managing director of Metals X. The mine, located on the west coast of Tasmania, is a joint-venture between Metals X and Yunnan Tin Group. In the final quarter of 2018, the mine...

Ore sorter ramp up continues at Renison

Australian miner Metals X’s Q3 activities report has revealed that tin-in-concentrate production from the Renison mine in Tasmania totalled 1,616 tonnes in Q3, down 11% year-on-year but up 14% from Q2 2018. The year-on-year drop in tin output is largely due to a...

Renison output down slightly ahead of ore sorter completion

Australian miner Metals X’s Q1 activities report has revealed that production from the Renison tin mine in Tasmania fell to 1,725 tonnes in Q1, down 3.3% year-on-year and 3.4% from Q4 2017. The small drop in tin output compared to the last quarter of 2017 was due to...

Renison production recovers in 2017

Metals X released its final quarterly report for 2017 in January, which revealed that annual tin production from the Renison mine in Tasmania increased 12.2% to 7,082 tonnes. The increase in annual production reflects the recovery from the disruption to operations in...

Positive economics confirmed in Rentails DFS update

Metals X has announced positive results from an updated DFS for its 50%-owned Rentails tailings retreatment project, adjacent to the operating Renison tin mine in Tasmania. The Rentails project is focussed on the reprocessing of some 21.6 million...