Xstrata suspends Cosmos nickel mine - MarketWatch

SYDNEY -(MarketWatch)- Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN) plans to suspend operations at its Cosmos nickel mine in Western Australia state as soft nickel prices and a strong local currency squeeze margins.

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Glencore operates as a diversified mining company. The company operates in various commodity markets, including copper, coking coal, thermal coal, ferrochrome, nickel, vanadium, and zinc. It ...

Glencore puts Cosmos on market | The West Australian

Cosmos was the major target of Xstrata's $3.1 billion takeover of the Kerry Harmanis-run Jubilee Mines in 2007. Xstrata mothballed the operation in September 2012, citing low nickel prices. The asset, which includes the Prospero and Cosmos underground mines and a concentrator, has no remaining economic mining reserves, according to Glencore's ...

Xstrata Buys Aussie Nickel Miner For $2.9B

Oct 29, 2007· The deal will give Xstrata access to rich nickel deposits in Western Australia at a time when ... deposits are mined in its Cosmos nickel project. ... Xstrata Nickel is the world's fourth-largest ...

Xstrata to close Sinclair nickel mine in Australia | Metal ...

Xstrata, which was recently bought by Glencore, will close its Sinclair nickel mine in Western Australia on May 15 as it is reaching the end of its expected mine life. After mining is halted, "stockpiled ore will continue to be processed at the mill into the third quarter of the year", Xstrata's nickel unit said in a statement on its website.

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Cosmos is a remote nickel-sulphide Outotec In Action operation situated about 900 km north-west of Perth in Western Australia. The mine produces high-grade nickel concentrate containing 18-22% nickel that is trucked south to Esperance Port and shipped to Xstrata Nickel's Sudbury smelter in Canada.

Xstrata suspends Cosmos mine work, cuts workers ...

Sep 27, 2012· Xstrata added that suspension of work at Cosmos will not affect operations at its nearby Sinclair Nickel Operations, 100 kilometres south of Cosmos. Cosmos is made up of the Cosmos …

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Cosmos is a remote nickel-sulphide operation situated about 900 km north-west of Perth in Western Australia. The mine produces high-grade nickel concentrate containing 18-22% nickel that is trucked south to Esperance Port and shipped to Xstrata Nickel's Sudbury smelter in Canada.

Western Areas buys Glencore's Cosmos Nickel Complex for A ...

Jun 19, 2015· Cosmos is an underground nickel operation located in Australia, 680km NE of Perth. ... Western Areas acquired Glencore's Cosmos Nickel Complex, ... a new SAG mill and large accommodation village ...

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The Right Tools in the Right Place: How Xstrata Nickel Australasia Increased Ni Throughput at its Cosmos Plant: Curry D, Cooper M, Rubenstein J, Shouldice T, Young M: 42nd Annual Meeting of the CMP, Jan 19 to 21, 2010, Ottawa, Canada: 1.8 : Comparing Energy Efficiency in Grinding Mills: Burford BD Niva E

Western Areas to acquire Glencore nickel operations ...

Jun 19, 2015· Xstrata initially bought the Jubilee suite of operations, which included Cosmos and Sinclair nickel mines, in late 2007 for $3.1 billion, as nickel reached a …

Xstrata Nickel Australasia to halt operations at Cosmos ...

Xstrata Nickel Australasia (XNA) announced that it will halt operations at Cosmos mine located in Western Australia and initiate a care and maintenance program in response to adverse market conditions, including a prolonged period of low nickel prices and a strong Australian dollar.

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The Cosmos Nickel Project is located in the Kathleen Valley area, approximately 40 kilometres north of Leinster in the North Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. The operation is located in the heart of one of Australia's most prospective and his more...

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The purpose of this project was to analyse the energy usage at Xstrata Nickel Australasia's (XNA's) Cosmos and Sinclair Nickel operations then identify and evaluate energy efficient opportunities, as required by the EEO program. In addition, GHGs emitted by the sites were analysed to determine what would be required to move the

Xstrata awards Cosmos upgrade project

GR Engineering Services were today awarded a fast track project for the upgrade of the Cosmos Nickel concentrator to lift throughput from around 240,000 tonnes per year to 460,000 tonnes per year. The upgrade will include the refurbishment and installation of a secondary ball mill and significant upgrade and modification to the flotation ...

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The Xstrata Nickel Cosmos mine is located about 500 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. At the Cosmos nickel mine Cemented Rock Fill (CRF) is used to fill the mining

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Xstrata Nickel is the 4th largest nickel producer, with an annual production of nickel being around 106,000 tonnes. With operations in various countries but have mining projects in Western Australia including the Sinclair and Cosmos underground mines.

Xstrata's Sinclair mine in WA to close, follows closure of ...

XSTRATA will close its Sinclair nickel mine in Western Australia this month, in the latest move by a major mining company to cut costs amid soft metals prices.

Xstrata to close Sinclair nickel mine in Australia ...

May 02, 2013· PERTH--Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN) said it plans to close its Sinclair nickel mine in Western Australia state this month, in the latest move by a major mining company to …

Glencore sells Australian nickel mine to Western Areas ...

Jun 19, 2015· The Cosmos nickel mine in Western Australia was sold for A$24.5 million ($19 million), a fraction of the A$3.1 billion ($2.7 billion) Xstrata spent in 2008 to acquire the Cosmos …

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Cosmos Area, Leinster, Leonora Shire, Western Australia, Australia : Cosmos is one of the highest grade nickel mines in the world. Grades regularly reach between 5 to 12% Ni, whereas most other nickel mines in Western Australia operate at 1 to 3% Ni. The mine is 40 ...

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Xstrata Nickel moderniza operaciones

Xstrata Nickel moderniza operaciones (continuación) Los beneficios de la implementación Vulcan en Xstrata Nickel incluyen: • El suministro de información integrada entre de las divisiones es considerado ser 'la mejor práctica' y la primera razón para la implementación de Vulcan en el Departamento de Minas en Cosmos.

Xstrata blow for nickel miners - The Australian

The Cosmos project, in production since 2000, was the centrepiece of Xstrata's $3.1 billion acquisition of Perth-based Jubilee Mines in late 2007. Nickel prices fell heavily soon after that ...

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Western Areas looks to crank-up Cosmos again | The West ...

The Odysseus project hosts 7.3mt at 2.4 per cent nickel within the broader Cosmos nickel complex, which hosts a resource of 18mt at 2.6 per cent nickel. The company acquired theCosmos nickel complex near Leinster for $24.5 million in 2015 after low nickel prices forced former owner Glencore to close the mine and put it on the market.