Vale’s nickel production grows 7% in 2016 to set new record

Vale posted a 7% year-on-year rise in nickel production in 2016, setting a new annual record, the Brazilian diversified miner said on Thursday February 16.

Finished production came to 311,000 tonnes last year, from 290,600 tonnes the year before, the company said. This was attributed to strong performance at its Sudbury operation in Canada and at Vale’s New Caledonia (VNC)...

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Danielle Assalve

February 16, 2017

13:01 GMT

São Paulo