Vale nickel production up 3% in first quarter

Apr 18, 2013 | 03:52 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Vale Nickel, Vale, nickel production, nickel, Sudbury, Thompson, Voisey's Bay, Daniel Fitzgeral

NEW YORK — Vale SA saw first-quarter nickel production rise 3 percent year over year to 65,000 tonnes thanks to “improved operational reliability” at the company’s Canadian operations, it said.
“Improved operational reliability in Canada and the ramp-up of VNC (Vale New Caledonia) more than offset the effect of the production loss from Onça Puma, Brazil, and the maintenance shutdown of a furnace at Sorowako, Indonesia,” the....





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