Poseidon Nickel due to start ore production at Mt Windarra and Lake Johnston this year

Australian producer Poseidon Nickel expects to start ore production at its Mt Windarra and Lake Johnston projects this year.

Its offtake partner, BHP Billiton, is awaiting clearance from the authorities before ore can be delivered to its Nickel West Leinster concentrator.
“The end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 was a difficult time for the nickel industry. Prices were at the very low end of the spectrum and most Australian nickel miners were struggling to make a decent return,” md David Singleton told Metal Bulletin in an interview.

“In this difficult period for the mining industry, a lot of opportunities arose, with bigger companies...

Published

Deepali Sharma

April 30, 2015

06:53 GMT

Singapore