Canada's FQM starts production at Shoemaker-Levy deposit at Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has officially begun production at the Shoemaker-Levy deposit at its Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine in Western Australia, according to state mines and petroleum minister Bill Johnson.

The Ravensthorpe operations produce around 30,000 tonnes per year of mixed nickel-cobalt hydroxide product, used in the production of nickel sulfate, with the opening up of the Shoemaker-Levy deposit expected to extend the life of...

Published

Chris Kavanagh

November 24, 2021

13:55 GMT

New York