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Vale Indonesia Reports Lower 2016 Nickel Output and Sets 2017 Production Plan

Industry News 09:35:58AM Feb 20, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Feb. 20 (SMM) - Vale Indonesia reported lower nickel output for 2016 and set new production plan for 2017 according to its statement. 

The company produced 77,581 metric tons (t) of nickel in matte in 2016, 4.43 percent lower than 81,178 t in 2015, it said.

"Production in Q4 2016 was below plan due to a transformer failure at one of the electric furnaces, and achieved nearly 97% of our production target for the year," said Nico Kanter, CEO and President Director. 

The 2017 production target is approximately 80,000 t, he added. 

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Key Words:  nickel price  nickel production  vale 

Vale Indonesia Reports Lower 2016 Nickel Output and Sets 2017 Production Plan

Industry News 09:35:58AM Feb 20, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Feb. 20 (SMM) - Vale Indonesia reported lower nickel output for 2016 and set new production plan for 2017 according to its statement. 

The company produced 77,581 metric tons (t) of nickel in matte in 2016, 4.43 percent lower than 81,178 t in 2015, it said.

"Production in Q4 2016 was below plan due to a transformer failure at one of the electric furnaces, and achieved nearly 97% of our production target for the year," said Nico Kanter, CEO and President Director. 

The 2017 production target is approximately 80,000 t, he added. 

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.

Key Words:  nickel price  nickel production  vale