Operations New Lease on Life for Thompson Operation

Apr 01, 2002Operations New Lease on Life for Thompson Operation Inco's Thompson operation has been in production since 1961, with nickel-cobalt mines, as well as a mill, smelter and refinery. Its underground mines and pits lie along the Thompson Nickel Belt in the

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Spilpunt Nickel mining and exploration in Africa

Jan 20, 2008The project is designed to produce approximately 8,500 tonnes per annum of nickel in concentrate from a 900,000 t per annum underground mining operation. In addition to the resource drilling at Enterprise, a systematic approach to drilling of the

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BHP Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market nickel business. All nickel operations (mines, concentrators, a smelter and refinery) are located in Western Australia. The integrated business adds value throughout our nickel supply chain, with the majority of Nickel West's current production sold as powder and briquettes.

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Sudbury Nickel Mine Achieves Optimal Levels of

expand its operations in the northeast edge of the basin. Development of the US $840-million greenfi eld project began in 2004. Built for an annual capacity of 1.25 million tonne of nickel, copper and platinum-group ores, the new underground mine was slated to begin production by 2011. Challenge Provide mine-wide control and

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The many advantages of underground mining

Apr 27, 2015Underground production is estimated to be 44.1 million tons of ore averaging 0.55 percent nickel and 0.16 percent copper. Enhancing its opencast operations with an underground mining could potentially increase the Kun-Manie mine site by at least 19 percent.

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Nickel West Energising Our Future BHP

Funding model matches Nickel West payments for mining operations to ore crushed at the Leinster mill. Leinster Ore Reserve was based on recovery of low grade disseminated ore not previously mined from underground. Additional ore has been recovered from underground stope pillars, and additional pods of ore identified with the

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Vale goes ahead with underground mine at Voisey's Bay

Jun 11, 2018The underground mine will extend the operation's life by 15 years, and is expected to produce around 45,000 tonnes of nickel, 20,000 tonnes of copper and 2,600 tonnes of cobalt per year. "We have always been intent on going underground as it is the natural evolution of our operations in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Nickel Mines in Canada An Overview Investing News

Along with Raglan, Glencore has the Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, which consist of two underground mines (Nickel Rim South and Fraser), the Strathcona mill and the Sudbury smelter. The

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BHP Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market nickel business. All nickel operations (mines, concentrators, a smelter and refinery) are located in Western Australia. The integrated business adds value throughout our nickel supply chain, with the majority of Nickel West's current production sold as powder and briquettes.

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