Philippine nickel output falls 11% y-o-y in Jan-Sep

Nickel ore production in the Philippines fell 11% year on year to 19.01 million dry metric tonnes (dmt) in January-September, according to the country’s Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB).

Nickel content in ore fell 6% year on year to 239,597 tonnes in the first nine months of 2017.
Nickel ore production continued to be hampered by suspended operations at a number of nickel mines, the non-operational nickel mines in Dinagat Islands due to care and maintenance, and unfavorable weather conditions, the MGB said in a statement on November 27.

The January-September...

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Vivian Teo

November 29, 2017

11:20 GMT

Singapore