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...

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...

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...