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Construction starts on Jinchuan’s laterite project in Indonesia

2017-01-12

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 The construction of WP&RKA laterite project started on November 25, 2016 in North Maluku Province, Republic of Indonesia. The project was invested by Jinchuan. This event marked Jinchuan’s entry into the nickel laterite industry.
 
The project is on the list of China- Indonesia flagship projects of government-to-government production capacity cooperation under the "Belt and Road" initiative, which is compiled by the National Development and Reform Commission. A state-of-the-art RKEF process is used, which features closed circuit, energy-saving and environmental-friendliness.  The project will process 1.70 million metric tons of ore and produce 200,000 tonnes of ferronickel, with first production expected by the end of 2018.

Nickel is found in two types of deposits: nickel laterites and nickel sulfide. Nickel laterites make up 60% of the world’s nickel resources, while nickel sulfides hold the remainder. Though Jinchuan holds Jinchuan Nickel Mine – the third largest sulfide mine in the world, laterite business is something that Jinchuan has long craved for.

The project is a milestone in Jinchuan’s drive to expend its global presence.
Through overseas M&A, Jinchuan owns 8 operating mineral projects in Africa, America and other Asian countries. It employs over 5,000 people at its overseas operations.

 

Construction starts on Jinchuan’s laterite project in Indonesia

2017-01-12

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