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Renison output down in 2016

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Monday, 13 February 2017

Metals X released its final quarterly report for 2016 in January, which reveals a 2.9% QOQ increase in tin-in-concentrate production to 1,768 tonnes from the Renison tin mine in Tasmania. However, the output for 2016 totalled 6,314 tonnes, down 7.4% from the previous year.

The company cited that the boost in Q4 production was a result of higher Australian dollar tin prices and lower cost profile after the transition to owner operator earlier this year. Meanwhile grades, recoveries and tonnes mined and...

The top 10 refined tin producers of 2016

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Wednesday, 25 January 2017

ITRI reports that four of the top ten refined tin producers saw output rise in 2016, while six saw a decline, including half of the top four companies. The data was reported directly to ITRI, with augmentation using published information.

Of the four Chinese companies included in the top 10 table, two saw production fall in 2016, one reported a large increase and the other a negligible increase. China's mine and secondary refined tin production both fell last year,...

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