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Ravensthorpe Mine
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Ravensthorpe mine, Australia

A nickel and cobalt mine located within the shire of Ravensthorpe, in Western Australia.
13th September 2013

First Quantum sets 2013 copper output guidance at up to 330 000 t

London- and Toronto-listed miner First Quantum Minerals anticipated its copper production to reach between 302 000 t and 330 000 t in 2013, after recording a 16% year-on-year increase in copper production to 307 115 t in 2012. The marked increase...
6th March 2013

African Eagle reports positive Dutwa acid leaching test results

Aim- and JSE-listed African Eagle Resources on Tuesday said it had received “encouraging” results from bulk leaching tests carried out on its flagship Dutwa nickel project, in Tanzania. Design engineer Lycopodium revealed that the...
20th March 2012

First Quantum to start Ravensthorpe nickel shipments by Nov

Canada’s First Quantum Minerals expects to ship its first nickel from the Ravensthorpe mine in Australia by the end of November. Speaking at the last day of the Paydirt Nickel conference, manager for government and community relations, Dave...
30th September 2011

Mindoro may split nickel, copper/gold assets into separate co's

TSX-V and ASX-listed Mindoro Resources may split its copper/gold assets in the Philipines into a new listed company, potentially in early 2012. The company is also looking for a large partner to help develop its flagship Agata nickel laterite...
1st June 2011

First Quantum rises after updating projects, growth plans

Shares in Canada's second-biggest publicly traded copper producer, First Quantum Minerals, rose 6,8% on Wednesday, a day after the firm published an update on its expansion and development projects, including plans for a new 250 000 t/y mine in...
26th January 2011

First Quantum sees output rising in 2010, starts Ravensthorpe modifications

Toronto- and London-listed First Quantum Minerals expects to produce 385 000 t of copper and 240 000 oz of gold this year, compared with 373 940 to of copper and 193 288 gold ounces in 2009, the firm said on Tuesday. First Quantum has mines in...
16th March 2010

First Quantum to spend $120m on reopening Ravensthorpe

TSX- and LSE-listed First Quantum Minerals will spend about $120-million in capital expenditure to bring the Ravensthorpe nickel operation in Western Australia back into production and to ramp up the operation’s production. Chairperson and CEO...
9th December 2009

Long-term nickel price 'turns the corner' – analyst

The price of nickel would continue to rise overcoming decades, even though there would be periods during which the base metals might grapple with price fluctuation within a new “super cycle”, analyst Martin Pyle said at a conference on Wednesday....
14th October 2009

Sound Q1 operational results for diversified miner

Diversified miner BHP Billiton has achieved sound operational results in the first quarter of 2009, against a backdrop of weak demand, although with lower production compared with the December 2008 quarter.
22nd May 2009

Ravensthorpe nickel project and Yabulu extension project, Western Australia Restricted

The combined project will involve the development of a mine, treatment plant and associated infrastructure near Ravensthorpe, in Western Australia and the expansion of Yabulu refinery, near Townsville, in Queensland.
15th September 2006
Projects Update

Ravensthorpe nickel project and Yabulu extension project

The combined project will involve the development of a mine, treatment plant and associated infrastructure near Ravensthorpe, in Western Australia and the expansion of Yabulu refinery, near Townsville, in Queensland.
15th September 2006
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