Long Harbour Nickel Processing Plant. Location of the Long Harbour Nickel Processing Plant in Newfoundland and Labrador. Operated by Vale Limited, construction on the plant started in April 2009 and operations began in 2014. Construction costs were in excess of CAD $4.25 billion.
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Vale is the world's largest nickel producer and has seven nickel sites in Canada. The company producer approximately 65,000 tonnes of nickel annually at its operations in Canada. Glencore is another big nickel producer in the country.
Mar 01, 2018 · RNC believes that market prices over the last several years from traditional nickel smelters and refiners results in the concentrate producer receiving approximately 70-75% of the contained value of the nickel in the concentrate, allowing the smelter/refiner to capture 25-30% of the concentrate value less their operating costs and recovery.
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The rougher underflow is treated in a copper-nickel separation circuit to produce a nickel concentrate that is combined with the scavenger underflow and piped to the smelter. Small amounts of copper concentrate from the underflow of the separation circuit is piped separately to the smelter.
Vale puts its New Caledonia nickel stake up for sale RNZ
Dec 05, 2019 · The Vale nickel plant and its huge ore reserves in New Caledonia's south have been put up for sale. Its Brazilian owner has been incurring losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars and decided to pull out after earlier contemplating to mothball the site.
Nov 20, 2019 · Nickel concentrates containing cobalt, as well as gold, platinum, and palladium, are imported from mines in Canada (Sudbury and Raglan) and other custom feed sources for processing. Nikkelverk processing capacity for cobalt is close to 5,000mt.
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Apr 01, 2004 · Most of the high-grade nickel concentrate (25% Ni, 1.2% Co) will be shipped to Thompson. The balance of high-grade concentrate and the middlings (with a combined grade of 17% Ni, 3% Cu, 1% Co) will go to Sudbury. The copper concentrate will be sold to smelters around the world.
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Vale is constructing the Long Harbour processing plant to process nickel concentrate from the Voiseyï¿½s Bay mine into finished nickel products. ï¿½The basic principle of the Voiseyï¿½s Bay Development Agreement was always to maximize benefits for the people of the province.
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Mar 15, 2010 · In September 2009, Vale partly resumed operations at its Sudbury, Ont. plant by focusing on copper production. The company targeted the operation of two exploration areas of high concentration to produce copper concentrate. In January 2010, Vale started to produce nickel, with the resumption of operation at the company's Copper Cliff smelter.
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Apr 12, 2019 · Vale refines the nickel concentrate into metal on site. The copper concentrate, after de-watering and drying, has a texture similar to that of sand and contains 60 to 70 per cent copper. It is conveyed to two large feed hoppers positioned above the dual bulk bag filling stations, each hopper holding 11 tons (10 metric tons), enough to fill five bulk bags.
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Nickel Concentrate Containers. Intermodal Solutions Group (ISG) has designed, tested and manufactured a high cubic capacity container suitable for use with a Tippler. The shipping container suits products with a lower density such as Nickel Concentrate and Coal, which require a high cubic capacity.
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#1), producing copper concentrate and nickel-richtailings. The latter reports to the fmal nickel-copperconcentrate. The copper concentrate from column #1 is combined with the copper concentrate originating from 'C'circuit (Column #2) and sold to external processors. Secondary rougher concentrate reports directly to the final nickel-copper concentrate.
Vale gets extension for exporting Voisey's Bay ore
Vale has won approval from the Newfoundland and Labrador government to export more nickel concentrate from its mine at Voisey's Bay, as a result of delays in commissioning its $4.25 billion processing plant in Long Harbour. The company will pay $200
Sep 26, 2011 · Vale's hydromet technology to process the Voisey's Bay nickel concentrate at Long Harbour was the end-product of a 10-year, $200-million R&D program that began with laboratory work and the operation of a 1-10,000 scale mini-pilot plant at the company's Mississauga, Ont. research centre and the operation of 1-100 scale demonstration plant
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Fine grinding improves the grade of the copper concentrate and the recovery of nickel to the nickel concentrate by increasing mineral liberation. The nickel-, cobalt-rich concentrate is then thickened, filtered, and dried to remove water and then processed in a nickel smelter.
Vale dabbles in iron ore base trade for the first time
Nov 15, 2019 · In 2018, Vale sold 18 million tons of iron ore denominated in renminbi. This time, the futures price is used as a reference for spot sales, which is the first time for the world's largest iron ore producer to use China's iron ore futures price as a reference for trade pricing, and it is also a new attempt on the derivatives pricing model for overseas mines after the long Association pricing and index
Workers produce two types of concentrates at Voisey's Bay a copper concentrate and a nickel-cobalt-copper concentrate. Trucks bring the concentrate to a shipping wharf at Edward's Cove, Anaktalak Bay, which is about 11 kilometres north of the Voisey's Bay mine.
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Jul 23, 2012 · The $3.6 billion facility will process nickel concentrate from Vale's operations in Voisey's Bay, Labrador. The hydrometallurgical facility was designed to produce 50,000 tonnes per year of nickel metal and associated copper and cobalt. Construction of the plant is slated to finish in 2013.
Vale puts its New Caledonia nickel stake up for sale RNZ
Dec 05, 2019 · Vale says the sale will be administered by Rothschild. The plant also owns a power plant and huge nickel ore reserves at Prony-Pernod, part of which Vale doesn't want to process but to sell, and for that it will need the consent of the New Caledonian government.
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Aug 27, 2018 · Nickel pig iron comes from a muddy ore, where nickel may constitute just one to two per cent of the overall mass. By contrast, Selby said RNC will produce concentrate with 29 per cent nickel.
Nov 20, 2019 · Glencore's operation in Nikkelverk, Norway, is the largest nickel refinery in the western world. Nickel concentrates containing cobalt, as well as gold, platinum, and palladium, are imported from mines in Canada (Sudbury and Raglan) and other custom feed sources for processing.
Nov 19, 2019 · Gary Eyres tells business owners about nickel concentrate, electric cars and new exploration initiatives. After three months on the job, Vale's latest mining manager Gary Eyres spoke at the Thompson Chamber of Commerce meeting May 29.
Sep 01, 2011 · Vale's hydromet technology to process the Voisey's Bay nickel concentrate at Long Harbour was the end-product of a 10-year, $200-million R&D program that began with laboratory work and the operation of a 1-10,000 scale mini-pilot plant at the company's Mississauga, Ont. research centre and the operation of 1-100 scale demonstration plant from 2005 to 2008.
The remaining ore undergoes selective flotation to produce a bulk nickel and copper concentrate grading 14% Ni equivalent and approximately 8.5% Cu and 11% Ni. The concentrate is dewatered, mixed with custom concentrate feed and high-grade silica flux and conveyed to the smelter.
EV's will make nickel a once-in-a-generation investment
Vale will have offtake rights (its Onca-Puma nickel mine is in the region) and importantly, preliminary metallurgical testwork by Vale has indicated a high-grade and quality nickel concentrate can be produced from Jaguar's sulphide mineralisation.
produce a saleable solid nickel intermediate as a product. This flow sheet was designed for leach solution from Mesaba concentrate (specifically a bleed of raffinate from copper solvent extraction) which was expected to contain 20-40 g/L nickel with significant levels of iron, aluminum, zinc, copper, and cadmium as primary impurities.