After several years of protests, litigation and delays attributed to the global economic downturn, the U.S. is about to get its first new primary nickel mine in years in the historic mining region of the […]
Nickel Mining News
“Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto PLC Tuesday said it will invest $469 million to build the Kennecott Eagle nickel and copper mine in Michigan after receiving the final environmental approvals for the project. Rio Tinto plans […]
Australian nickel producer Mincor Resources NL (ASX: MCR) is pleased to report further strong results from the intensive exploration drilling underway at its re-opening Miitel Nickel Mine at Kambalda in Western Australia, with the latest […]
“When former KGB officer and state tourism chief Vladimir Strzhalkovsky was appointed chief executive of Norilsk Nickel more than a year ago, investors worried about his lack of experience in the mining industry. But the […]
Outotec has agreed with the First Quantum Minerals Limited Projects Office based in Perth, Australia, for the delivery of flotation, thickening and automation technologies for several of its operations around the world. Read more at http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page72558?oid=104743&sn=Detail
Both big and small miners with interests in Australia have been speaking out against the proposed resource tax plans. Mincor Resources is one company that has already released calculations on the new tax’s effect on the […]
Australian nickel producer Mincor Resources NL (ASX: MCR) announce that it would move rapidly to recommence production from its flagship Miitel Nickel Mine in Kambalda, Western Australia, creating 100 new jobs and injecting over $130 […]
Six of Sandvik’s largest CH880 cone crushers are to be installed at the greenfield Trekkopje uranium mine project in Namibia. The order follows the delivery of six similar crushers to the Tati nickel mine in […]
Hera Research Monthly (HRM) is pleased to present the following exclusive interview with Ross J. Beaty, Chairman and CEO of Magma Energy Corp. (TSX:MXY). Mr. Beaty talks about green energy, geopolitical risk and peak oil […]
The Chinese firm is conducting a review that could lead it to restart the Australian mine it shut because of the financial crisis.
The miner has started a study to reopen the nickel mine as prices for the steel alloying metal are on the up
Source: By Ellis Martin and Karen Roche of The Gold Report 3/31/10 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5958 Do the past successes of resource company principals portend future successes as they migrate to other companies or projects? Investment Banker and […]
BMO Commodity Strategist Bart Melek says the new eurozone/IMF Greek debt plan and firming fundamentals are lending support to nickel, copper and the miners.
Albidon's now Chinese-controlled Munali nickel mine in Zambia is back in production after low nickel prices last year forced a halt to operations.
MEIOnline reports that the future of a number of new nickel projects hinges on the ability of operators to successfully implement the third generation of the High Pressure Acid Leach (HPAL) process, T.D. Newcrest metals […]
NUNAVUT – Starfield Resources of Montreal has asked SGS Lakefield Research to develop a hydrometallurgical process for recovering metal from the massive sulphide ore of its Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project within the Hearne Domain of […]
The broad, heavy, heave continues towards integrated steelmakers, and upstream to iron ore, coking coal, manganese, nickel, and even molybdenum and cobalt.
The long-awaited permit for a nickel project in Sulawesi worth $2bn is the first to be issued under new Indonesian mining law
By Kevin Barker | # 022210 | Last year I said Teck Resources (TCK.NYSE, TSX) would get bigger or smaller, owing to its spectacular debt load. Actually, it did neither. Oh sure the company shed […]
ONTARIO – URSA Major Minerals of Toronto has begun mining ore at its Shakespeare nickel-copper open pit mine 70 km west of Sudbury…..more at Canadian Mining Journal
Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 2/12/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5626 As investment demand for gold-including its attraction as a preservation asset-diminishes in a recovering economy, Siddharth Rajeev, vice president of research for Fundamental Research […]
Ever since its secular bull kicked off in 2003, the once-boring base-metals sector took on an aura of excitement. What trader wasn't excited when copper, zinc, nickel, lead, and aluminum put together respective gains of […]
Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/26/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5520 As if the fairy godmother flicked her magic wand, once drab and droopy Saskatchewan has blossomed into the belle of the ball-and the healthiest […]
A mineral deposit that matter is a deposit that helps you make money regardless of the economic cycle – has a long life and it has an impact on the global supply. Forecasts are that […]
Major French nickel and manganese mining company, Eramet, is to build a new manganese plant in Gabon as the African nation moves to diversify its economy.