Fukui, Tanaka - Nickel sulphate refinery
Operated by Tanaka Chemical, the Fukui nickel sulphate plant is located in Fukui city, Japan. The plant is 100% owned by Tanaka Chemical. In 2021, the plant was estimated to have produced 4.4kt nickel sulphate (in cont. Ni) using feedstock from nickel powder, briquettes, and carbonyl from Canada, Madagascar, the UK, or South Africa. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating several granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry-standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.