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2014-05-01 08:39:49

-- Duluth Metals has 60% ownership interest in Twin Metals Minnesota LLC which is currently close to completing a detailed pre-feasibility study on a very large copper-nickel-PGM project in NE Minnesota -- Duluth Metals is well positioned to benefit from the current recovery in world nickel prices -- Nickel currently contributes 30 percent to the base case NSR valuation of the Maturi Measured +...

2014-04-14 12:23:32

Reminder: RNC will host a conference call/webcast today at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern time) to provide a nickel market update and discuss recent RNC news (access information below) TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce it has gained exposure to the highly prospective Aer-Kidd nickel-copper-platinum group metals project in Sudbury through the acquisition of a 25% interest in Sudbury Platinum Corporation ("SPC") for a...

2014-04-08 12:22:42

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of nickel breached US$16,500/t last Friday, exceeding the price level recorded 12 months previously. Strong performance of the nickel price is forecast to continue as a result of reduced supply of lateritic ore following the Indonesian ban on raw material exports. According to Roskill, while industry analysts, INSG meetings and Metal Bulletin conferences have predominantly focused on the impact of the ban on the stainless steel...

2014-04-02 08:23:25

TORONTO, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce the publication of the Dumont Nickel Project's ("Dumont") Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ("ESIA") by the Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks ("MDDEFP") through the agency of the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement ("BAPE"). This is an important step in the permitting process and marks the beginning of the BAPE's public...

2014-03-31 16:21:38

DUBLIN, Mar. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/krbvh7/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Cobalt Industry - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Jinchuan Group International Resources Co. Ltd is the largest producer of cobalt in China, possessing a complete integrated industrial chain of mineral exploration,...

2014-03-24 08:22:34

Leading Chinese Stainless Steel Producer Tsingshan Expects to Bring Plant into Operation in 2014 Follows Strategic Alliance between Tsingshan and Royal Nickel TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation (TSX: RNX) ("RNC") is pleased to report that Tsingshan Holding Group ("Tsingshan"), a party with whom RNC entered a strategic alliance in March 2013, is currently constructing the world's first integrated nickel pig iron ("NPI") plant to utilize nickel sulphide...

Changing Coercivity Of Material By Patterning Surface
2014-03-19 20:27:03

North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to reduce the coercivity of nickel ferrite (NFO) thin films by as much as 80 percent by patterning the surface of the material, opening the door to more energy efficient high-frequency electronics, such as sensors, microwave devices and antennas. “This technique reduces coercivity, which will allow devices to operate more efficiently, reducing energy use and improving device...

2014-03-17 08:23:43

TSX: TVI OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) ("TVI" or "the Company") and its Philippine operating affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. ("TVIRD"), are pleased to announce the first nickel production from their pilot plant at Intertek Minerals Philippines in Manila. Highlights: -- A Nickel Hydroxide Product (NHP) filter cake was produced from TVIRD's pilot plant on February 7th, 2014 with a...

2014-03-09 23:03:22

The sale will be held at Fontaine’s gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, Mass. Pittsifeld, MA (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 365 lots of fresh, quality merchandise in a host of diverse categories – musical items, coin-op, advertising, toys, country store, banks, gaming and more – will be sold on Saturday, March 29, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s gallery located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. The auction will begin promptly at 11 a.m....

2014-03-05 08:24:27

LONDON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Metals Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View: China's metals industry is set to face a protracted period of slowing growth as the country's rebalancing process begins in earnest. Companies operating in sectors that are tied heavily to the construction industry will take the brunt of weakness from the sharp slowdown in fixed asset...


Latest Nickel Reference Libraries

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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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