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NICKEL: New projects for battery material nickel need a price spur

  • Date: 05-09-19
  • Category: NICKEL
  • Source: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Rapidly rising use of nickel in the batteries that power electric vehicles over coming years means higher prices are needed to incentivize the development of new projects to boost supplies of the metal.

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NICKEL: Papua New Guinea may shut Chinese-owned nickel plant after spill

  • Date: 02-09-19
  • Category: NICKEL
  • Source: Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A nickel processing plant owned by Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC) that spilled mine waste into Papua New Guinea’s Basamuk Bay faces compensation claims and possibly closure, the head of the country’s minerals authority said on Thursday.

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NICKEL: Nickel hits five-year high as price surge continues

  • Date: 02-09-19
  • Category: NICKEL
  • Source: Financial Times

Nickel’s breathtaking advance continued on Monday after Indonesia said it would halt exports of the metal in 2020 as Jakarta steps up efforts to build a local smelting industry.

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NICKEL: Indonesia nickel mining disrupted by heavy rain, floods -association

  • Date: 14-06-19
  • Category: NICKEL
  • Source: Kitco

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, June 14 (Reuters) - Widespread flooding in Indonesia's nickel hub on the island of Sulawesi has halted some mining operations in the world's biggest nickel ore producer, an official with a nickel mining industry group said.

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