Vale New Caledonia ramps up cobalt, nickel output

Mar 27, 2013 | 10:24 AM | Fleur Ritzema

Tags  Vale New Caledonia, VNC, Vale, cobalt, cobalt carbonate, nickel, nickel oxide, Mitsui Sumitomo Metal Mining

LONDON — Vale New Caledonia (VNC) continues to ramp up production of nickel oxide and cobalt carbonate, which it intends to sell to the Asian market.

VNC produced almost 100 tonnes of cobalt in the fourth quarter of 2012, bringing annual production to 385 tonnes. That’s up from 51 tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2011 and 245 tonnes for the full year. ....





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