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‘Black Swans’ in tin and tantalum mining

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Conferences, Mineral Economics, Publications

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Last November I presented "Blacks Swans in tin and tantalum mining and their implications for electronics manufacturers" to the 'Electronic and Battery Metals' session of the Argus Media-Metal Pages China Metals Week, in Guangzhou. The efforts of Nick Gardiner (Curtin University), Allan Trench (University of Western Australia), Laurence Robb (Oxford University), Peter Kettle (ITRI), Tom Mulqueen (ITRI) and Cui Lin (ITRI) should also…
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Investment needed to boost tin supply (Australian Resources & Investment)

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Commodities, Exploration, Mining, Publications, Recommended

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In the same December edition of Australian Resources and Investment as my "The future of rare earths mine project development" article, Peter Kettle of ITRI has an article on the tin industry entitled "Investment needed to boost tin supply". The article is largely based on two recent reports by ITRI: Tin Industry Review 2014 (to which Greenfields contributed some analysis)…
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ITRI Explorers and Developers Group Australian Tour 2014

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Exploration, Travel

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Peter Kettle, Manager of Markets at ITRI (formerly the International Tin Research Institute) will be touring Australia hosted by members of the ITRI Explorers and Developers Group. The tour is a great opportunity to update your understanding of the outlook for the tin industry and ask questions both of Peter Kettle and a number of companies exploring for tin or…
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Bullish at the ITRI Tin Conference

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Conferences, Mining, Travel

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Greenfields recently spent the week in the junior mining hub of Vancouver. We were there to present the results of a tin mine cost modelling exercise to the board of ITRI, the tin industry body, and to attend ITRI’s International Tin Conference. The conference left us with multiple reasons to be bullish about tin. Plenty of positives for tin The…
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