Nornickel joins blockchain supply chain initiative

Nornickel joins blockchain supply chain initiative

RSBN was founded by members including IBM, Ford Motor Company and LG Chem.

Supply chain management

15 JANUARY 2021
 Canada Nickel signs Glencore concentrator deal

Canada Nickel signs Glencore concentrator deal

Canada Nickel's Crawford project will send materials to be treated at the Kidd concentrator.

Plant

11 JANUARY 2021
Metso Outotec wins Russia orders

Metso Outotec wins Russia orders

Greenfield zinc plant project includes an equipment package for zinc concentrate.

Comminution

04 JANUARY 2021
Metso Outotec wins US$110M Nornickel order

Metso Outotec wins US$110M Nornickel order

The entire smelting line will be replaced with new process technology and furnace structures.

Plant

17 DECEMBER 2020
BASF, Eramet mull nickel and cobalt refinery complex

BASF, Eramet mull nickel and cobalt refinery complex

Companies are looking at building a part of the production asset in Indonesia.

Investment

16 DECEMBER 2020
Finnish cobalt project wins EU funding

Finnish cobalt project wins EU funding

Project aims to develop ethical battery minerals within Europe.

Sustainability

16 DECEMBER 2020
Eramet boosts productivity with AI in Gabon, Senegal

Eramet boosts productivity with AI in Gabon, Senegal

High-temperature furnaces in Norway and New Caledonia have used AI to analyse predictive information...

Plant

04 DECEMBER 2020
Nornickel spends US$34M on modernisation

Nornickel spends US$34M on modernisation

The company has spent US$20 million on new mining vehicles

Fleet

26 NOVEMBER 2020
Orica gains Glencore contract

Orica gains Glencore contract

Five year deal involves it supplying its wireless Webgen initiation system.

Technology / innovation

09 NOVEMBER 2020
Norilsk Nickel deploys chlorine-leaching at Kola

Norilsk Nickel deploys chlorine-leaching at Kola

The company plans to close the main smelting shop in the Kola

Plant

06 NOVEMBER 2020
US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie

US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie

The predicted surge in demand contrasts with poor investment fundamentals.

Supply chain management

23 OCTOBER 2020
Epiroc wins order from Nornickel

Epiroc wins order from Nornickel

Equipment for mine totals over US$11M

Fleet

22 OCTOBER 2020