An Industry On the Brink of Expansion
Up-to-date, in-depth research and analysis to make you an authority on the world's major nickel markets
Presenting a truly global picture, this report examines the current state of the nickel industry and the prospects for the future.
Some key findings of this report
Some analysts predict that PAL technology could increase world nickel supply by 0.8 million tonnes per year within the next 10 years.
Murrin Murrin, the largest of the three Australian "mega" projects, will be a major addition to Australia's nickel-producing capacity. Anaconda and Glencore have committed to expanding its total nickel production capacity to 115,000 tonnes per annum.
Total world demand for primary nickel grew by 6.3% in 2000 to reach a record level of 1,115,000 tonnes.
Demand for nickel in batteries is expected to soar, fuelled by increased consumption of both rechargeable batteries and new forms of automotive batteries.
The future levels of production and consumption in Russia are expected to continue to have significant, but unpredictable, effects on world nickel prices.
All those involved in or new to the industry and the financial advisory, analytical, and investment community internationally
- Published: March 2002
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-85573-594-1