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Falcondo nickel operation

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Report summary

Falcondo has had to face two major challenges to ensure profitable operation. The first concerns its reliance upon crude oil, and the price shocks of 1973 and 1979 forced the company to reduce oil consumption as well as to find a way of adapting the raw material used. From 1971-1981 a reconstituted crude consisting of naptha and bottoms was used but, in the early 1980s, a higher efficiency crude tower was installed to enable a sharp split of distillate and bottoms to be produced from a...

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Detailed map
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
    • Mining
    • Process
  • Production
  • Costs
  • Timeline

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  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Production: Table 1
  • Cashflow

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