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 as new ore sorter is commissioned

Australian miner Metals X’s Q2 activities report has revealed that production from its 50%-owned Renison tin mine in Tasmania fell to 1,418 tonnes in Q2 2018, down 16.7% year-on-year and 17.7% from Q1. The lower tin production was primarily due to lower tin head...

Optical ore-sorting applied to Australian tin operations

Metals X has reported that commissioning of an optical ore-sorting plant has commenced at its Renison tin mine in Tasmania. Meanwhile, Aus Tin Mining has reported positive results for preliminary ore-sorting test work on ore from its Taronga tin project in New South...

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...

Renison production dips slightly in Q2

Tin-in-concentrate production from the Renison tin mine in Tasmania totalled 1,703 tonnes in Q2, down 4.7% compared to the first quarter of 2017, primarily as a result of a scheduled processing plant shutdown, according to Metals X’s latest quarterly report....

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...