Renison shipments reorganised in wake of MSC disruption

Metals X, half-owner of the Renison Tin Mine, has issued a notice regarding the situation concerning Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC). Tin concentrates produced at Renison are typically shipped to Malaysia, Thailand, or China – the primary destinations for...

YTC comes out top in difficult year for tin producers

2020 was a difficult year for tin producers. In many countries, the spread of the coronavirus saw lockdown measures that closed smelters and halted production. In total, ITA estimates that 327,200 tonnes of refined tin were produced in 2020. This was a nearly 8% drop...

PT Timah becomes top tin producer

This year saw some significant changes to the ‘top ten’ producers table, with PT Timah replacing Yunnan Tin Co. as the world’s largest producer of refined tin. The International Tin Association compiles data on the world’s refined tin producers, presented...

Top 10 refined tin producers increase production by 2%

ITA reports that four of this year’s top 10 refined tin producers saw an increase in production in 2018, including three of the five biggest companies. In China, production changes were split, although the world’s largest refined tin producer, YTC, saw an...

Offtake MOU signed by Elementos and Thaisarco

Elementos has announced a partnership with the Thailand Smelting and Refining Company (Thaisarco) for the future supply of tin concentrates produced from the company’s multi-stage Cleveland Tin Project, in Luina, Northwest Tasmania. A non-binding Memorandum of...