Maolian, Tianjin - Nickel sulphate refinery
Operated by Tianjin Maolian, the Tianjin plant is located in Nangang Industrial Zone, Tianjin City, China. The plant produces nickel sulphate from mixed sulphide precipitate (MSP) and mixed hydroxide precipitate (MHP) feedstock from third party sources. The plant has a nickel sulphate capacity of 9.9kt (in contained Ni) in 2021 and produced 4.6kt (in contained Ni) in the same year. 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.