SMM targets big increase in nickel output

Oct 10, 2013 | 02:19 PM | Shivani Singh

Tags  Sumitomo Metal Mining, SMM, nickel, nickel production, Taganito, Philippines, China, South Korea Taiwan

LONDON — Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd. (SMM) is targeting nickel metal production of 46,000 tonnes this year and 65,000 tonnes in 2014, thanks in part to the company’s Taganito project in the Philippines.

"We want to be a major player, and are targeting nickel production of 150,000 (tonnes per year) by 2020," a source at SMM told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin during London Metal Exchange Week.....

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