W Resources begins tungsten, tin production at La Parilla mine

Tungsten miner W Resources has begun the early start-up of tungsten and tin concentrate production at its La Parilla mine in Spain as part of a planned staged build-up to full mine production in the first half of 2019, it said on Tuesday November 20.

“Tungsten and tin prices are robust and our staged production expansion will allow W to build-up production capacity ahead of full plant completion,” Michael Masterman, chairman of W Resources, said. "The early completion of the crusher in the fourth quarter of 2018 allows us to accelerate tungsten production from La Parrilla in three decisive steps. The first step is to start production from the existing concentrate plant. We will then significantly lift production rates in...

Published

Ewa Manthey

November 20, 2018

12:44 GMT

London