Tag: china nickel

Mining & Resources

Nickel: The only way is up – but when?

In preparation of the upcoming forecast at the 13th China Nickel Conference, we asked Angela Durrant, Senior Research Analyst – Metals Costs, Wood Mackenzie, about the outlook for nickel and the key issues she will be discussing at the event later this month in Shanghai. Informa: What are the top 3 factors that Wood Makenzie believe…

11 May 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Challenges and opportunities of nickel mining in the Philippines

The Philippines have one of the world’s largest nickel reserves and last year the nickel production totalled to over 330,000 metric tonnes, and for the next few years the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines sees the country producing 25 million metric tonnes of nickel direct shipping ore annually. One such operating nickel miner is…

8 Apr 2015, by test test

Mining & Resources

China continues to play crucial role in Australia’s mining sector

China has always enjoyed a strong business relationship with Australia, particularly as the latter's mining industry rose to prominence. A recent analysis of Australian mineral exports to key Asian markets suggests this will continue to be the case. The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) released its latest export figures at the start of this month,…

11 Apr 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

The World of Nickel – UBS’ View

Tom Price, Global Commodities Analyst from UBS Australia shares with us UBS' outlook on the trend in the nickel market*. Nickel’s recent spot price history features a trend-decline of 50% to US$6/lb, during 2011-13 – thereafter contained within a surprisingly volatile-free, tight trading range of just US$6.0-6.6/lb. Indeed, since 2011, this has been one of…

1 Apr 2014, by test test