The Philippines’ Department of Environment and
Natural Resources (DENR) announced on Tuesday February 14 the
cancellation of 75 mineral agreements with miners.
Meanwhile, Vale released its 2016 nickel production figures
today, posting a 7% year-on-year rise and setting a new annual
record at 311,000 tonnes of finished nickel. Copper
sticks above $6,000 per tonne • Copper is $19 lower at