First Nickel reduces production forecast due to crusher problem

Dec 21, 2007 | 08:26 AM | Kevin Foster

First Nickel Inc., Toronto, has warned that its 2007 payable nickel output will fall about 600,000 pounds short of its previous target because of mechanical problems with a crusher at its Lockerby Mine in Sudbury, Ontario.

First Nickel said Friday it expects to produce about 3.3 million pounds of payable nickel this year, down from a previous forecast of 3.9 million pounds. The shortfall was caused by problems at the crusher, which was taken out....

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