Nickel

Mining News Pro - Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel reported that a pipeline belonging to Norilsktransgaz, which is part of the Norilsk Nickel Group, depressurized during the transfer of aviation fuel in the vicinity of ​​the village of Tukhard, located on the Gydanskii tundra.

Mining News Pro - Western Australia could soon become lithium-ion battery cathode manufacturer, according to a Department of Industry, Innovation and Science report.

Mining News Pro - Pressure is mounting on Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel over an Arctic oil spill that has wiped about 17% off its share price, left it with a hefty compensation bill and exposed it to accusations of covering up the full extent of the damage.

Mining News Pro - Russia’s ecological watchdog said the diesel spill from a tank owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC in May caused 148 billion rubles ($2 billion) of damage in the Arctic.

Mining News Pro - Russia’s safety watchdog on Friday ordered a power unit of mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) to suspend operations at six facilities for 90 days for violating safety rules, following a fuel spill in the Arctic.

Mining News Pro - As the coronavirus pandemic pummeled demand from key customers in the auto industry, Russia’s biggest mining company quietly tightened its grip on the palladium market.

Mining News Pro - Chevron has signed an agreement with BHP to supply gas from the Wheatstone gas facility in Western Australia to the miner’s Nickel West operations.

Mining News Pro - Mincor Resources intends to raise $50 million to accelerate activities at the Kambalda nickel project in Western Australia ahead of reaching a final investment decision this year.

Mining News Pro - BHP has secured a deal to acquire a set of nickel tenements in Western Australia, including the high-grade Wedgetail deposit, from Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel).

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals is set to acquire Cassini Resources, giving it complete ownership of the West Musgrave nickel-copper project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian mining giant Vale (NYSE:VALE) announced on Friday that its Canadian subsidiary Vale Canada Limited (VCL) has reached an agreement to sell a 20% stake in the nickel producer PT Vale Indonesia to state-controlled PT Indonesia Asahan (Inalum).

Mining News Pro - BHP said on Friday it was expanding its exposure to nickel by purchasing nickel tenements in Western Australia in a deal marking the exit from the country of Russian mining group Norilsk Nickel.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian mining giant Vale announced on Friday that its Canadian subsidiary Vale Canada Limited (VCL) has reached an agreement to sell a 20% stake in the nickel producer PT Vale Indonesia to state-controlled PT Indonesia Asahan (Inalum).

Mining News Pro - IGO has inked a $7 million agreement with ASX-listed explorer Matsa Resources for the Symons Hill nickel project in the Fraser Range, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - In its latest report, Fitch Solutions revised down most of its 2020 mining production as well as metals production and consumption forecasts and said it will keep adjusting estimates in line with the evolution of the situation and of government and company announcements.

Mining News Pro - Clean-up costs for the fuel spill that took place in late May at Nornickel’s Heat and Power Plant № 3 near Norilsk, in north-central Russia, add up to $150 million, according to information released by the company this week.

Mining News Pro - Centaurus Metals has achieved positive exploration results from the Jaguar nickel sulphide project in Brazil’s Carajás mineral province – just months into acquiring the project from Vale.

Mining News Pro - New data by consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac) has estimated that the demand for nickel in sulphate from the electric vehicle (EV) market is expected to reach some 800 000 t/y by 2035, while production is expected to rise from the 211 000 t produced in 2019 to peak at 450 000 t by 2027.

Mining News Pro - Russia’s Vice-minister for Emergencies, Alexandr Chupriyan, expressed gratitude to the countries that have offered to help with the fuel spill in Siberia in which 20,000 tons of diesel leaked from a reservoir owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC.

Mining News Pro - The Supreme Court of Queensland has dismissed a $124 million claim by liquidator John Park against the Clive Palmer-led Mineralogy Queensland Nickel.

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