ferronickel


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ferronickel

[¦fe·rō¦nik·əl]
(metallurgy)
A crude ferroalloy containing nickel.
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Chosdu Saiin, the operation director of MBI said the second phase of construction of the smelter will cost around US$200 million and construction of the facility to process ferronickel into stainless steel will cost around US$175 million.
As far as <<lean>> ferronickel was mainly used in the past at the internal market, it became uncompetitive under conditions of market economy both as to the content of nickel and accompanying impurities and as to the cost.
Construction of a joint venture ferronickel plant with Venezuela in the eastern province of Holguin is on schedule and should be done by early 2014, Reuters reported Jan.
The China plant has an estimated annual processing capacity of at least10 million metric tons of ferronickel ore.
The smelter costs a total of US $130 million by the final phase of development, which produces 50,000 tons of ferronickel.
The Araguaia PFS describes a base-case open-pit mining operation producing 15,000 mt/y of nickel contained in ferronickel (Fe-Ni) over a mine life of 25 years.
The most exported products are catalysts, ferrosilicon, ferronickel, clothing, and products of iron and steel (rolled products), while the most imported products include platinum and platinum alloys, unprocessed or in powder, crude oil, electricity and other metals of the platinum group and their alloys.
The smelter with a production capacity of 27,000 tons of ferronickel to be built in Halmahera Timur is expected to be operational in 2014.
Another big-ticket infrastructure project apparently remains on track, according to a state TV report--a $500 million ferronickel plant announced last year by a Venezuelan-Cuban joint venture.
The Dominican Republic ships ferronickel bars, silver-gold alloys, cigars, fish, pants, underwear, dental floss, baseball hats, ties, cloth bags, transformers, polo shirts, dry coconut meat, eggplant, bell peppers, red peppers and other agricultural products to Canada.