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...
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Asset report | Dec 2016
Niquel Tocantins - Closed nickel operation
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