Located in Zhanhua Town Shandong. NPI production commenced in early January 2008 mainly low grade (ca. 2% Ni) material being produced. The plant was forced to stop production in Oct 2008 due to the global economic situation. However production recommenced in July 2009 with a change of product to 4 6% Ni NPI. Three blast furnaces are currently in production with one other furnace idled. Two furnaces of 300m and two of 450m . NPI production is sold to Tisco and Lisco stainless mills.