Nickel

Mining News Pro - Eurobattery Minerals announced that mineral tests conducted by SGS on the Castriz prospect in Galicia, Spain, confirmed economical-grade nickel sulphide.

Mining News Pro - BHP has hired SensOre to target mineral deposits in support of its Nickel West operations in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Cassini Resources shareholders have approved OZ Minerals’ bid to acquire the company three months after the deal was announced.

Mining News Pro - First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM) is not expecting any additional disruptions related to covid-19 across its mining operations now that all precautionary measures have been put into practice, the company said on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - Mincor Resources has given the Kambalda nickel project in Western Australia the nod to proceed development, breaking a four-year hiatus at the operations.

Mining News Pro - BHP has confirmed that it will open its Nickel West sulphate plant in Western Australia this financial year after the development was delayed.

Mining News Pro - Having started its diversification strategy by venturing into platinum-group metals (PGMs) in 2016, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman says the company is now considering diversifying into battery metals.

Mining News Pro - Vale is preparing to potentially shut down its nickel and cobalt operations on the Pacific island of New Caledonia after failing to reach an agreement on the asset’s sale with Australia’s New Century Resources (ASX: NCZ).

Mining News Pro - Mincor Resources has intersected massive and matrix nickel sulphides at the Cassini North prospect in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Western Areas has awarded Barminco a $200 million development and production contract for the Odysseus project at the Cosmos nickel operation in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - New Century Resources has dropped its intention to acquire the Goro nickel-cobalt mine in New Caledonia from Vale.

Mining News Pro - IGO has signed an agreement with Boadicea Resources to secure ground positions along the nickel-copper rich Fraser Range province in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk promises a “giant contract” with the miner that can supply nickel for Tesla batteries at low cost with minimal environmental impact, yet the industry’s messy track record may make that deal difficult to clinch.

Mining News Pro - BHP has ventured further into North America by partnering with Midland Exploration in the hunt for nickel in Quebec, Canada.

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk promises a “giant contract” with the miner that can supply nickel for Tesla Inc. batteries at low cost with minimal environmental impact, yet the industry’s messy track record may make that deal difficult to clinch.

Mining News Pro - Graphene company Talga Resources will raise A$10-million through an institutional share placement to fund its pathway to battery anode production.

Mining News Pro - Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland have used an amorphous metal alloy composed of platinum, copper, nickel and phosphorous to make electrodes for plastic fibres.

Mining News Pro - Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp on Friday forecast a record net loss of 150 billion yen ($1.4 billion) for the year to March due to hefty one-off losses including a writedown on its Ambatovy nickel project in Madagascar amid the covid-19 shock.

Mining News Pro - Giga Metals announced that, together with Greg Dipple of the University of British Columbia, the company is working towards developing the world’s first carbon-neutral mine.

Mining News Pro - New Century Resources is optimistic about becoming a supplier of nickel and cobalt for electronic vehicles if it successfully acquires the Goro mine in New Caledonia from Vale.