No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

Cobre Panama op now at full production with no COVID-19 cases since May.

Life-cycle / End of li...

18 SEPTEMBER 2020
BHP Nickel West plant delayed

BHP Nickel West plant delayed

Miner reveals first production now planned for 2021.

Life-cycle / End of li...

15 SEPTEMBER 2020
SNOLAB awarded US$31M for research at Vale's Creighton

SNOLAB awarded US$31M for research at Vale's Creighton

Studies there range from exploring the Big Bang, to seismic monitoring and ventilator technology

Innovation

15 SEPTEMBER 2020
Tesla in low-carbon nickel talks with Giga Metals

Tesla in low-carbon nickel talks with Giga Metals

Giga researching technologies to produce low-carbon battery metals at Turnagain in British Columbia....

Supply chain management

14 SEPTEMBER 2020
Vale Indonesia delays smelter rebuild

Vale Indonesia delays smelter rebuild

PT Vale Indonesia will make final investment decisions for two smelter projects in 2021.

Plant

08 SEPTEMBER 2020
Barminco wins WA nickel mine contract

Barminco wins WA nickel mine contract

Western Areas hits milestone at new nickel mine

Development

08 SEPTEMBER 2020
China's GEM signs Indonesia nickel, cobalt deal

China's GEM signs Indonesia nickel, cobalt deal

GEM aims to use the nickel and cobalt to target the EV market.

Supply chain management

03 SEPTEMBER 2020
Will battery metals be responsibly sourced by 2025?

Will battery metals be responsibly sourced by 2025?

Eurasian Resources CEO Benedikt Sobotka on battery metals and innovation.

Innovation

02 SEPTEMBER 2020
FPX Nickel trials tailings CO2 capture

FPX Nickel trials tailings CO2 capture

Preliminary findings are expected in the first quarter of 2021.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

02 SEPTEMBER 2020
Boliden plans 20% more nickel capacity

Boliden plans 20% more nickel capacity

Boliden is targeting growing demand for nickel from the battery manufacturing sector.

Plant

28 AUGUST 2020
Japan extracts cobalt, nickel from seabed

Japan extracts cobalt, nickel from seabed

Cobalt, nickel, and copper were extracted from the oceanic crust with a chemical solution.

Exploration

24 AUGUST 2020
Giga Metals launches nickel CO2 capture project

Giga Metals launches nickel CO2 capture project

Mine sites could help capture carbon dioxide emissions, according to ground-breaking research.

Sustainability

10 AUGUST 2020