Latest Nickel Stories

2010-09-08 06:36:00

MOSCOW, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, EuroNext: RUSAL/RUAL), the world's largest aluminium producer and owner of a 25% stake in MMC Norilsk Nickel ('MMC'), today presents a detailed strategy aimed at increasing the value of Norilsk Nickel and protecting the interests of its all shareholders.

2010-08-05 10:51:00

LONDON, August 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An upcoming sale by Russian aluminium giant Rusal, controlled by Oleg Deripaska, of its stake in Norilsk Nickel (LSE: MNOD, OTCBB: NILSY) to the Russian Government would end the long drawn-out conflict between the principal shareholders of the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium and increase the likelihood of the creation from it of a Russian "national champion" in metals.

2010-08-05 07:00:00

Anooraq consolidates 12-month operational turnaround at Bokoni VANCOUVER, Aug.

2010-07-28 10:17:40

Rows of tiny raised blowfly corneas may be the key to easy manufacturing of biomimetic surfaces, surfaces that mimic the properties of biological tissues, according to a team of Penn State researchers.

2010-07-16 15:00:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JWOWW and cast members from MTV's Jersey Shore and Real Housewives of New Jersey will welcome teen pop idols along with celebrity hosts Miranda Cosgrove from Nickelodeon's "iCarly" and Kiowa Gordon ("Embry" from the Twilight Saga). Natasha Beddingfield, Jay Sean,

2010-07-12 08:00:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/pure-nickel/pure-nickel-releases-video-update-on-man-alaska TORONTO, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pure Nickel Inc.

2010-06-23 05:58:00

TORONTO, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX:DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced assay results for five holes from the Spring 2010 Drilling Program.

2010-06-16 11:28:00

TSX.V: KRX www.copper-ridge.com VANCOUVER, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Copper Ridge Explorations Inc. (TSX.V:KRX) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that a 1,500m drill program has commenced at its Duke Island copper-nickel-platinum-palladium (Cu-Ni-PGE) property in southeast Alaska.

2010-06-08 06:00:00

TORONTO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that the Duluth Metals Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place, Toronto on Tuesday June 15, 2010 at 10:00am EST.

2010-05-17 03:59:00

TORONTO, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced results for six holes drilled in the 2010 Drilling Program on the Nokomis Deposit, Ely Minnesota. All holes intersected significant intersections with MEX-167 returning 125 feet of 1.037% copper, 0.311% nickel, 3.6 g/t silver and 1.501 grams per tonne (g/t) Total Precious Metals (TPM (equal sign) Platinum+Palladium+Gold) (Cu Equivalent(x) of 2.586%) including a 55 foot...

Latest Nickel Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:18:13

Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27. Notable characteristics Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. The Curie temperature is of 1388 K with 1.6~1.7 Bohr magnetons per atom. It is frequently associated with nickel, and both are characteristic ingredients of meteoric iron. Mammals require small amounts of cobalt salts. Cobalt-60, an artificially produced radioactive isotope of cobalt, is an important radioactive...

2005-05-26 10:59:02

Garnierite is a mineral composed of hydrous nickel silicates a member of the serpentine group with formula: (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH). Népouite is a synonym. Garnierite is important as a source of nickel and is mined from laterite deposits which are formed by intense weathering and secondary enrichment of ultramafic igneous rocks.

2005-05-26 08:33:21

Pentlandite is a iron-nickel sulfide, (Fe,Ni)9S8. Pentlandite usually has a Ni:Fe ratio of close to 1:1. It also contains minor cobalt. Pentlandite forms isometric crystals, but is normally found in massive granular aggregates. It is brittle with a hardness of 3.5 - 4 and specific gravity of 4.6 - 5.0 and is non-magnetic. It has a yellowish bronze color. Pentlandite is the chief ore of nickel. Typically associated with pyrrhotite, niccolite, biotite, millerite, pyrite, and chalcopyrite...

2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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