Category: Nickel

Cuba shuts down nickel industry as Hurricane Irma approaches

Cuba has begun to shut down its nickel industry in preparation for Hurricane Irma, state-run television said on Thursday. One of two processing plants, the state-owned Ernesto Che Guevara, was closed, and the second, a joint venture with Canadian miner...

/ September 28, 2017

New WA nickel mine hoping to cash in on battery demand

New WA nickel mine hoping to cash in on battery demand Nova mine to reach full production at the same time Ravenshorpe is closing Andrew Topf | Sep. 10, 2017, 3:12 PM | | A new nickel mine that just...

/ September 28, 2017

Canada's Sherritt eyes nickel products for booming battery market

The rise of electric cars is spurring Sherritt International Corp (S.TO) to consider branching into producing the types of nickel most sought after by battery manufacturers, the chief executive of the Canadian company said on Monday. David Pathe said Sherritt,...

/ September 27, 2017

Philippines delays environment minister nomination approval over mining woes

On Wednesday, Philippine lawmakers deferred their expected appointment confirmation of the country’s environment and natural resources minister Roy Cimatu amid pressures from pro-mining groups hurt by policies put in place by the previous secretary and which he has vowed to...

/ September 26, 2017

Nickel slides to 5-week low on N. Korean tensions, fee hikes

By Eric Onstad LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Nickel slid 5 percent to a five-week low on Friday after trading fees were raised in China to dampen speculation and steel prices dropped with other metals as investors shunned risky assets...

/ September 26, 2017

Nickel prices drag Canadian Mining Eye Index down

Nickel prices drag Canadian Mining Eye Index down Prices for nickel fell 6% in the second quarter, a decline attributed to higher supply and increased production in Indonesia and the Philippines Business in Vancouver | Sep. 24, 2017, 2:54 PM...

/ September 26, 2017

BHP says 2017 a ‘tipping point’ for electric cars

BHP says 2017 a ‘tipping point’ for electric cars World’s biggest miner forecasts 140 million electric cars by 2035. Cecilia Jamasmie | Sep. 26, 2017, 3:09 AM | | Demand for copper is set to rise with the boom in...

/ September 26, 2017