Norilsk Nickel , nickel | 02 January 2017 г. | 06:00

In 2016 Norilsk Nickel produced 236,000 tonnes of nickel

In 2016 Norilsk Nickel produced 236,000 tonnes of nickel
Norilsk Nickel has announce preliminary consolidated production results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016 as well as its production outlook for full year 2017.


4Q16 consolidated nickel production amounted to 58,000 tonnes increasing 5% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q). Nickel output from the Company’s own Russian feed reached 53,000 tonnes, up 16% q-o-q. The increase was mainly attributed to scheduled ramp up of the upgraded Talnakh Concentrator and higher volumes of Nkomati concentrate processed at Kola MMC.

2016 consolidated nickel production amounted to 236,000 tonnes, down 12% year-on-year (y-o-y). The decrease was driven by decommissioning of Nickel Plant and increase of work-in-progress material in transit as a part of ongoing reconfiguration of downstream production facilities. Nickel output from the Company’s own Russian feed reached 197,000 tonnes in line with 195-220,000 tonnes production target.

Source: Metal Supply and Sale Magazine
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