Barro Alto’s nickel output to fall short after furnace woes

Sep 27, 2013 | 10:10 AM | Carolina Guerra

Tags  Anglo American, Barro Alto, nickel project, Codemin, nickel, Carolina Guerra

SÃO PAULO — Anglo American Plc’s Barro Alto nickel project in Brazil is likely to fall short of meeting its planned average capacity this year following problems in two furnaces.

The London-based company projects Barro Alto will have an average annual output capacity of 36,000 tonnes by 2016, with output for this year landing between 20,000 and 25,000 tonnes, according to a report by Brazilian news agency....

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