Earlier this year, ITRI, the global tin association formerly known as the International Tin research Institute, completed its fourth major review since 2008 of the medium to long-term outlook for the industry. The fundamental conclusion of this study was that there is a high probability of a tin shortage developing within the next five years, even if growth in usage is slow.

Stellar Resources Heemskirk Tin Project in Tasmania is poised to become the second largest tin producer in Australia.

To read the full article by Peter Kettle, Manager – Markets – ITRI Ltd, click on the link below: