KGHM Sudbury nickel operation
The McCreedy West Mine was first developed by Inco in 1970 and operated until 1998, when it was closed. KGHM International began work on the McCreedy West property in 2002. Exploration efforts on the property resulted in the discovery of the contact nickel Inter Main Deposit in 2002, was in production from 2003. The company closed McCreedy West in October 2015 due to low nickel prices and nickel production ended in 2016. Mining from Morrison continued thereafter, producing copper concentrate only.