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2014-06-02 08:22:45

RNC will host a conference call/webcast today at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss the proposed transaction and the nickel market (access information below) TORONTO, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent ("LOI") with the primary selling shareholders of True North Nickel Inc. ("True North") to acquire approximately 56% of True North, a private company whose main asset is a 100% interest...

2014-05-29 12:22:40

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Russia Mining Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/russia_mining_report_q2_2013.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View: Despite boasting rich mineral deposits, a mining boom is unlikely to catch up with Russiaanytime soon. A growing number of domestic miners will be forced to step the brakes on investment as mineral prices continue to trend lower,...

2014-05-29 08:23:29

TORONTO, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) today announced it has awarded a contract to Ausenco Limited ("Ausenco") (ASX: AAX) to begin detailed engineering on long lead equipment for the Dumont Nickel Project ("Dumont"). Ausenco's work leading the pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for Dumont and its experience working on Dumont and other large scale projects, ideally positions Ausenco to immediately begin detailed engineering work on the...

2014-05-20 23:07:15

The Naturopathic Doctors at Nickel Ridge are happy to offer sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) Sudbury, Ontario (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 With the arrival of allergy season, the Naturopathic Doctors at Nickel Ridge are happy to offer sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). According to the Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation, it is estimated that 20-25% of Canada’s population suffers from hay fever. Allergy sufferers now have gentle intelligently designed immuno-modulating options to...

2014-05-20 12:25:14

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Winning and Retaining Business in the Australian Mining Equipment Sector, 2014" & "Base Metals Mining in Australia to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Winning and retaining business in the Australian mining equipment sector - Research Report" identifies that equipment suppliers need to retain current customers and enhance their reputation in order to win new business. By purchasing this report you will provide yourself with a...

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,...


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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