Xstrata Falcondo Ferronickel Facility to Restart Operations Next Year

18 October 2010 (Last Updated October 18th, 2010 18:30)

Xstrata Nickel's Falcondo ferronickel complex will restart its operations to a proposed 50% installed capacity by March next year. The nickel mining and processing operations at the facility in the Dominican Republic were suspended in August 2008 following the global economic downturn.

Xstrata Nickel's Falcondo ferronickel complex will restart its operations to a proposed 50% installed capacity by March next year.

The nickel mining and processing operations at the facility in the Dominican Republic were suspended in August 2008 following the global economic downturn.

The facility will produce 14,000t a year of nickel when it restarts operations.