IGO has enhanced the potential of the Fraser Range nickel-copper joint venture with Boadicea Resources in Western Australia after uncovering a new target in the September quarter.
Poseidon Nickel has signed an agreement with Pure Battery Technologies (PBT) to investigate the possibility of processing its nickel at a battery materials refinery in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
BHP has started operations at a nickel sulphate plant at the Kwinana refinery in Western Australia, as the company increases its foothold in the battery minerals market.
Nickel Mines has acquired an additional 30 per cent interest in Angel Capital for $US210 million ($288 million), lifting its stake in the Angel nickel project in Indonesia ahead of production starting at the site next year.
IGO has confirmed it has started due diligence for a potential takeover of Western Areas which would significantly grow the company’s nickel portfolio.
Nickel Mines has brushed aside reports that the Indonesian Government will impose an export tax on nickel products, stating that comments on the issue have been taken out of context.
Mincor Resources has uncovered two high-grade massive sulphide nickel intersections at the Hartley prospect near its Cassini mine in Western Australia.
Panoramic Resources has stockpiled more than half of the ore needed at the Savannah nickel operations in Western Australia for a November production restart.
Poseidon Nickel will refurbish a 1.1-million-tonne-per-annum concentrator as part of its restart of the Black Swan nickel project in Western Australia.
Mincor Resources has completed a $60 million placement to fund an exploration ramp-up at its Golden Mile nickel asset and construction of accommodation at the Cassini nickel mine, both in Western Australia.