Nickel Mining News

Philippine nickel producer DMCI sees tough year with mine shut, inventory declining

DMCI's mines were among those ordered shut in 2016 when the government launched an industry-wide crackdown on miners.

Australia's Jervois to choose nickel-cobalt JV partner by end of 2019

Jervois, whose management is made up of ex-Glencore executives, is developing the Nico Young deposit in southeastern Australia.

Chinese electric vehicle makers are gorging on nickel

New report shows in January 2019, the Chinese market saw 253% more nickel deployed in passenger EV batteries compared to a year ago.

Australian scientists developing tool capable of delving deeper into Earth’s rock layers

The experts from Curtin University say the mechanism promises to be crucial for the country's mining and petroleum sectors.

Top Philippine nickel miner says 2019 ore sales steady, exports to China to fall

Nickel Asia accounts for about half of the nickel ore output in the world's second-biggest supplier of the metal.

Taxes and royalties paid by Australian miners equivalent to Federal Government education spending

Aussie miners paid A$30.6 billion in company tax and royalties in 2017-18.

Russia, China to buy 10% in Onexim Group's mining company

Intergeo, a part of Onexim Group, is developing Russia's second largest nickel deposit and one of Russia's top-5 copper reserves.

Abramovich trims Nornickel stake in $551m share sale

The shares, accounting for a 1.7% stake in the world's largest palladium producer, were bought predominantly by British-based investors, with Russian investors also buying a third of the shares.

Abramovich's Nornickel sale shows taste for Russian stock deals

Roman Abramovich’s sale of a stake in Russia’s biggest mining company shows investor appetite for the country’s assets is returning.

Nickel demand growing thanks to EV boom

The need for nickel is starting to rise at a time when its price is too low to incentivize new project development.

Indonesia's Antam 2018 profit surges on robust nickel sales

Indonesian state miner PT Aneka Tambang (Antam) targets to start operation of its ferronickel smelter in East Halmahera in the second half of this year.

Murchison now owns 100% of the HPM project in Québec

The Toronto-based miner acquired Pure Nickel's 50% interest in the nickel-copper-cobalt project.

Russia wants to join Luxembourg in space mining

Space mining has been the realm of science fiction, but a handful of firms and governments are pursuing the idea of making it a reality.

All but two Canadian provinces approve Minerals and Metals Plan

Ontario and Saskatchewan say the plan falls short in growing Canada’s reputation as a world leader.

Mineral exploration growing in BC – Survey

The study is based on information collected from 33 prospectors and 172 mineral and coal exploration companies operating in British Columbia.

Sherritt International reaches $3B pound nickel production milestone

In 2019, Sherritt's Moa JV is expected to produce between 31,000 and 33,000 tonnes of finished nickel and between 3,300 and 3,600 tonnes of finished cobalt.

BHP announces executive changes

Vandita Pant will assume the role of chief commercial officer on July 1, taking over from 25-year veteran Arnoud Balhuize.

Canadian miners had a tough 2018, but optimism remains — EY

Ernst & Young’s Canadian Mining Eye index, which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior miners — dropped 2% in the last quarter of 2018.

Glencore will 'vigorously contest' $680m tax demand

The tax demand from the British authorities is linked to transfer pricing

Recommissioned Aussie mine dispatches first nickel concentrate shipment to China

Panoramic Resources' first shipment from the Savannah mine contained 7,735 wmt of nickel/copper/cobalt concentrate valued in approximately $6.1 million.

Sherritt International reports higher annual nickel production at Cuban JV

The company’s share of finished nickel production at the Moa joint venture (JV) in Cuba and Saskatchewan, Canada was 4,294 tonnes, up 4% from last year.

South32's Colombia ferronickel unit avoids strike with mine unions

South32 produces nickel from ferronickel in an open pit mine near the municipality of Montelibano, in the western department of Cordoba.

Cost parity by 'early 2020s' will be electric vehicle tipping point

Improving battery technologies will mean that even long-haul trucks could be economically electrified during the second half of the next decade.

Nickel rally fades, electric vehicle buzz doesn't

Was it another false dawn for the nickel market?

Minerals Council of Australia calls for tax, workplace law reform

According to the industry group, such reform would encourage additional investment in capital and technology.