Santa Rita ramp-up on track; demand strong despite Covid-19, Atlantic Nickel says

Atlantic Nickel’s Santa Rita mine in Brazil is on track to ramp up to 105,000 tonnes by the end of 2020 and has seen strong market demand for sulfide concentrate throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, its owner said.

According to Appian Capital Advisory LLP, the mine has produced over 30,000 tonnes of nickel concentrate to date and has successfully completed its second and third shipments ahead of the mine’s original plan of commencing operations by the end the first quarter.
The mine shipped its first concentrate in January as part of a three-year offtake agreement with trading company Trafigura.

It has remained fully operational with no...

Published

Andrea Hotter

June 02, 2020

20:09 GMT

New York