Russia’s Nornickel boosts Q3 output at its copper project

MINEX Forum | November 1, 2018
img0 Production at Russia’s Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) Bystrinsky copper project near the Chinese border surged in the third quarter, the company said on Wednesday, indicating that it was making progress fixing a problem with equipment. Nornickel, controlled by Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin and aluminium giant Rusal, launched the mine a year ago with an aim to ...

Russia’s Nornickel says Q2 nickel output flat y/y

MINEX Forum | July 31, 2018
img0 Russia’s Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) said on Tuesday its consolidated nickel production was at 49,460 tonnes in the second quarter of 2018, broadly flat year-on-year. Nornickel, one of the world’s largest nickel and palladium producers, also said its palladium production totalled 813,000 troy ounces, up 4 percent year-on-year. Platinum output rose 3.7 percent to 197,000 troy ...

Norilsk Nickel reduced nickel production by 15% due to decrease of third parties delivery

MINEX FORUM | July 31, 2017
img0 PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, the largest refined nickel and palladium producer in the world, announces preliminary consolidated production results for the second quarter and the first half of 2017. First Vice-President – Chief Operating Officer, Sergey Dyachenko commented on the 1H17 production results: «In 2Q17 our platinum group metals (PGMs) production increased substantially owing to ...

Nornickel has completed the Talnakh concentrator modernisation project

MINEX FORUM | June 7, 2017
img0 Nickel and palladium miner Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) has completed the Talnakh concentrator modernisation project, in Russia’s Arctic region. Talnakh Concentrator of Nornickel’s Polar Division has reached the project design parameters and capacity in line with the targets set by the modernization project. The plant’s total throughput capacity has increased over 30% from 7.6 to 10.2 mtpa ...