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Nickel

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Overview

Our strategy for our nickel business is to find or acquire, develop and operate long-life, low-cost mines in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.

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Products

Nickel is the fifth most common element found on earth. It is found in about 20 countries with known reserves estimated to last around 100 years at present mining rates. The metal occurs as two main deposits: sulphides that are found underground and laterites that can be mined using open pit methods.

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Where we operate

We have two nickel operations, Codemin and Barro Alto in Brazil.

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