ferronickel


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ferronickel

(ˌfɛrəʊˈnɪkəl)
n
(Metallurgy) an alloy of iron and nickel used in making nickel steels
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ANTAM is transforming it's business from mining to processed metals manufacturer and the capital raised by the rights issue will fund Phase 1 of ANTAM's East Halmahera ferronickel processing plant, which is expected to be completed in 2018.
According to the State Statistical Office, the most exported products were catalysts with precious metals, ferronickel, car parts, products made of iron and steel, and apparel, while the most imported ones included oil derivatives, platinum and platinum alloys, electricity and other metals of the platinum group.
The project is currently ramping up to its design capacity of 60,000 mt/y of ferronickel.
The, company also plans to build a stainless steel factory in 2020 after the ferronickel plant has been fully in operation.
A Cuban-Venezuelan ferronickel plant being built in Moa will open in 2013 and is to absorb some Ramos Latour plant workers.
The export of ferronickel accounted for a major portion of the increase.
Coal would thus be transported from Pljevlja to Kosovo s power plants, whereas from the Kosovo railroads will be transported to the port of Bar ferronickel ore, lead and cynics.
The most exported products in 2013 were the catalysts manufactured by Johnson Matthey, ferronickel, products of iron and steel and clothing, while platinum, which Johnson Matthey uses for the making of its catalysts, oil derivatives, electricity and motor vehicles were the most imported products.
This process represents a new source of demand for nickel sulphide concentrate notably at a time when many NPI and ferronickel producers face feed shortages as a result of Indonesia's recently implemented nickel ore export ban.
The 12 smelters include one planned by PT Indoferro in Cilegon, Banten now under construction with a production capacity of 500,000 tons of sponge iron a year to be operational this year; one by Pt Pendopo Coal Up Grading in Prabumulih, South Sumatra to produce upgraded coal with a capacity of lima million tons per year now under feasibility study to start operation in 2013; by PT Aneka Tambang Tbk in Halmahera, North Maluku to have a capacity of 27,000 tons of ferronickel per year to be operational in 2014 currently in the early phase of construction; by Aneka Tambang in Mandiodo, Konawe Utara, North Sulawesi with a production capacity of 120,000 tons of pig iron nickel per year to be operational in 2014.