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Approvals granted for Granville expansion

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Friday, 14 July 2017

Australian tin producer and project developer, Aus Tin Mining, has announced that it has received formal approval from Tasmania's West Coast Council for the expansion of its Granville Tin Project in Tasmania. This removes a significant hurdle for a resumption of mining at the site.

The company has already been producing tin concentrate by processing tailings material and ore stocks at Granville but has been limited by existing user rights which restrict annual processing to 2,500 tonnes of ore....

Maiden ore reserve reported for Cinovec

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Friday, 14 July 2017

European Metals Holdings Limited has reported a maiden ore reserve for its Cinovec Lithium-Tin Project in the Czech Republic.

The JORC-compliant probable ore reserve is based on a Preliminary Feasibility Study (PFS) completed in April this year and totals 34.5 million tonnes of ore containing 0.30% lithium and 0.09% tin, or 103,500 tonnes of lithium and 31,050 tonnes of tin contained, as well as smaller volumes of tungsten.

The project was envisaged in a recent 2017 PFS as an...

Positive economics confirmed in Rentails DFS update

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Friday, 07 July 2017

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 tonnes of historical tailings from the Renison tin mine, with average grades of 0.45% Sn and 0.23% Cu, or 97,200 tonnes of tin and 49,700 tonnes of copper. The updated DFS scenario proposes annual production of 5,400 tonnes of tin and 2,200 tonnes of copper, using flotation and...

Alphamin plan US$38 million equity fundraising

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Friday, 16 June 2017

Alphamin Resources Corp. (AFM: TSXV) has announced plans for a private placement with which it hopes to raise approximately US$38 million to fund further construction activities at its 82.5% owned Bisie Tin Project in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo,

The company plans to issue 146,500,000 Units consisting of one common share of the company and half of one common share purchase warrant for total proceeds of approximately US$38.0 million. 81,454,000 Units will be issued in a private...

ITRI 6th London Tin Seminar Presentations

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Friday, 09 June 2017

ITRI's 6th London Tin Seminar was successfully held last week, with general optimism about tin market prospects among analysts and tin project developers over the next 5 years. Below we include download links to ITRI Explorers and Developers Group presentations from the event.

ITRI Explorers and Developers Group presentations:

Aus Tin Mining - click here

Avalon Advanced Materials - click here

Elementos Ltd. - click here

Stellar Resources - click here

Strongbow Exploration - click here


For more information on the ITRI Explorers and Developers Group, please visit 

Debt financing to fund La Parrilla expansion

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Friday, 26 May 2017

London Stock Exchange listed, W Resources Plc (AIM:WRES), has started a process to raise some US$24 million in debt finance to fund the US$27 million expansion of its La Parrilla tungsten-tin project in the Extremadura region of south-west Spain.

The second stage of the La Parrilla mine development would increase the capacity of the mine to 2 million tpa, or 2,500 tpa of tungsten concentrate and 500 tpa of tin concentrate. The design and engineering of the expansion also...

Funding progress at Bisie as early works begin

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Alphamin Resources Corp. (AFM: TSXV) has announced that early construction works have commenced at its Bisie Tin Project in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, while significant progress has been made on finding a full funding solution for the project.

The work on the box cut and the continued upgrading of the 34km access road has already commenced with expected completion by December this year, following the successful upgrading of the initial 9km of the access road to enable...

Water treatment trials completed at South Crofty

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Wednesday, 05 April 2017

Strongbow Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: SBW) has announced the success completion of water treatment trials at its South Crofty tin project, located in Cornwall, UK. The company is now planning to submit an application to the UK Environment Agency ("EA") for a mine waste permit.

The mine waste permit will seek consent for water discharge of 25,000m3 from the mine over an 18-24 month period and it is anticipated to be granted before the end of summer this year. Once...

Elementos reveals new development strategy

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Wednesday, 05 April 2017

ASX-listed tin explorer and developer, Elementos Ltd., has announced a new, two-stage, development strategy focussing on the hard-rock open pit and underground resource at its 100% Cleveland Tin Project in Tasmania, detailed in a recent corporate presentation for investors, available here.

The Stage 1 development is now focussed on the near-surface tin resources at Cleveland, with an expanded open pit strategy expected to reduce dilution and ore losses and the cash flow generated used to accelerate development of the...

Tin International signs binding JV agreement

Post By: Tom Mulqueen on Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Tin International AG, 61.5% owned by Deutsche Rohstoff AG, has announced that it has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding with Lithium Australia NL to establish a Joint Venture Company (JV). Tin International's Sadisdorf tin deposit in the Erzgebirge region of Saxony, Germany, will become the new company's core asset.

Lithium Australia NL has developed economically viable processing technology for some lithium ores as well as holding a global portfolio of lithium deposits. The company will be able to...

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