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Niquel Tocantins - Closed nickel operation

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31 August 2017

Niquel Tocantins - Closed nickel operation

Report summary

Mining and the laterite roast-leach and carbonate production operations commenced in 1981 at Niquelândia. The initial nickel production capacity of the plant was 5k t/a, and cobalt was produced as a mixed hydroxide product from a nickelic precipitation process. As the production capacity of the plant was increased, SxEw was introduced to the flowsheet. In 1992 the nickel production capacity was raised to 10k t/a and in 1997 a capital expansion of $134.4M was approved to increase the capacity...

Table of contents

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

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Image 1
  • Costs: Image 1
  • Cashflow
  • Location maps: Image 1

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document


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  • Document

    Niquel Tocantins nickel operation flowsheet

    PDF 15.72 KB

  • Document

    Niquel Tocantins - Closed nickel operation

    PDF 323.81 KB