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The Ambatovy Nickel mine in Madagascar has caused

A reddish lake 20 kilometers southwest of the Madagascar city of Tamatave has become the symbol of the Ambatovy mine, a massive operation of eight billion dollars today that's designed to extract nickel and cobalt from the Indian Ocean island’s rich soil. The project was started in 2007 by a relatively small Canadian mining

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Ambatovy Nickel Project, Madagascar - EIB

2007-8-22  The project comprises three main elements: the construction and development of a new open pit nickel-cobalt mine approximately 80km east of Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo; a large scale hydrometallurgical refinery some 11km outside of Toamasina, Madagascar’s main port; and a 220km slurry pipeline connecting the mine and refinery.

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Ambatovy Mining Project, Madagascar EJAtlas

2015-5-6  Ambatovy is a large-tonnage, long-life nickel and cobalt mining enterprise located in Madagascar. Ambatovy is the largest-ever foreign investment in the country and one of the biggest in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean region. It will soon rank among the largest lateritic nickel mining

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Ambatovy Mine Site

2019-3-3  Ambatovy is one of the most ambitious industrial undertakings in the history of Madagascar, Africa, and the Indian Ocean Region. It will soon produce 60,000 tonnes of refined nickel and 5,600 tonnes of refined cobalt every year for the next three

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Madagascar: Ambatovy mining project African

Description The Ambatovy mining project exploits one of the world’s largest lateritic nickel mines with an annual production capacity of 60,000 tons of nickel and 5,300 tons of cobalt. It involves the development of an open pit mine, an ore slurry preparation plant and a 220 km-long pipeline to move it to the coast, a pressure acid leach processing plant, a metals refinery,

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Ambolotarabe, Madagascar Nickel Occurrence Near ...

Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar. 17.7802°S 48.5677°E. Overview Nickel. Location 1 Aliquots. Mine Overview. The Ambolotarabe, Madagascar Nickel Occurrence is near Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar. Ore mineralization has been found at this location, however the precise grade, tonnage, and extent of the mineralization are not known.

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Major Mines Projects Ambatovy Mine

2020-6-1  The Ambatovy orebody consists of two large, thick, weathered ultramafic lateritic nickel deposits located approximately 3 km apart. The regional geological setting is a north-south belt of basic gneisses and migmatites, which are part of the high- grade metamorphic rocks underlying the eastern two- thirds of Madagascar.

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Nickel mine in Madagascar may threaten lemurs,

2009-1-21  Nickel mine in Madagascar may threaten lemurs, undermine conservation efforts Sherritt’s response [added Jan 26, 20009] One of the world’s largest nickel mines will have adverse impacts on a threatened and biologically-rich forest in Madagascar, say conservationists.

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Sumitomo says Ambatovy nickel project in

2021-3-28  Sumitomo says Ambatovy nickel project in Madagascar resumed March 23 Reuters Sunday March 28, 2021 22:00 TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp said on Monday its Ambatovy nickel project in Madagascar resumed operation on March 23 after it had been shut since March last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ambolotarabe, Madagascar Nickel Occurrence Near ...

Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar. 17.7802°S 48.5677°E. Overview Nickel. Location 1 Aliquots. Mine Overview. The Ambolotarabe, Madagascar Nickel Occurrence is near Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar. Ore mineralization has been found at this location, however the precise grade, tonnage, and extent of the mineralization are not known.

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Major Mines Projects Ambatovy Mine

Located in Madagascar, the Ambatovy Joint Venture is the largest finished nickel and finished cobalt operation from lateritic ore in the world. Ambatovy JV recommenced production of nickel in March 2021, after suspending operations due to COVID-19 from March 2020.

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Madagascar — APTec – Allied Pipeline Technologies,

madagascar - mine tailings and water pipelines. In conjunction with the Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar, Africa, APTec provided services for the installation of the HDPE water pipeline and installation of a 26" Sure Liner system for the mine tailings pipeline. This remote project in a country with scarce resources required APTec to prepare ...

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Sumitomo says Ambatovy nickel project in

2021-3-28  Reuters Sunday March 28, 2021 22:00. TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp said on Monday its Ambatovy nickel project in Madagascar resumed operation on March 23 after it had been shut since March last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sumitomo, which owns a 54.17% stake in Ambatovy, said in January that it would ...

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Madagascar Madagascar Oil

Ambatovy Nickel-Cobalt mine Ambatovy is a large-tonnage, long-life nickel and cobalt mining project owned by a consortium of Sherritt International, Sumitomo and Korea Resources invested. Total project costs are estimated to be more than US$ 8 billion, making Ambatovy the largest-ever foreign investment in Madagascar – and one of the largest ...

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Sherritt, Sumitomo take $1.7 bln hit on Madagascar

2016-1-13  Canada's Sherritt International Corp and Japan's Sumitomo Corp said on Wednesday they would book more than $1.7 billion of losses on their Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar

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UPDATE 1-Sherritt to cut Madagascar nickel mine

2017-5-1  May 1 (Reuters) - Sherritt International Corp , Korea Resources Corp (Kores) and Sumitomo Corp , partners in the Ambatovy nickel operation in Madagascar, have agreed in principle to revise their joint venture agreement, Sherritt said on Monday. As a result, Sherritt's stake in the joint venture will ...

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Mining: Sherritt, Sumitomo take $1.7 bn hit on

2016-1-13  The Toronto-based company said total losses at the mine amounted to about $2.4 billion. Weak demand from the stainless steel sector, the dominant source of demand for nickel, and a glut in supply have hammered prices for the metal, which fell to their lowest in more than 12 years on Tuesday.

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Sumitomo halts mines in Bolivia, Madagascar -

2020-3-26  The measure affects the company’s San Cristobal silver-zinc-lead mine in Bolivia and Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar, as all-day or night curfews have been imposed in those countries.

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Sherritt, Sumitomo take $1.7 bln hit on Madagascar

2016-1-13  Canada's Sherritt International Corp and Japan's Sumitomo Corp said on Wednesday they would book more than $1.7 billion of losses on their Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar

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Ambolotarabe, Madagascar Nickel Occurrence Near ...

Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar. 17.7802°S 48.5677°E. Overview Nickel. Location 1 Aliquots. Mine Overview. The Ambolotarabe, Madagascar Nickel Occurrence is near Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar. Ore mineralization has been found at this location, however the precise grade, tonnage, and extent of the mineralization are not known.

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The ambatovy project, one of the world’s largest

Nickel and cobalt production launched in 2012, and grew steadily to account for more than 20% of total exports from the country in 2018. The proven economic benefits from exporting these mine products have gained favorable public support for the project.

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Sherritt, Sumitomo take $1.7 bln hit on Madagascar

2016-1-13  Canada's Sherritt International Corp and Japan's Sumitomo Corp said on Wednesday they would book more than $1.7 billion of losses on their Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar

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Madagascar's Ambatovy restarts nickel production

2021-3-27  Madagascar's Ambatovy restarts nickel production. London — Madagascan nickel and cobalt producer Ambatovy has restarted nickel production after a one-year stoppage, with the company announcing in a March 26 LinkedIn post that it had produced its first 99.9% nickel briquettes on March 23.

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Mining: Sherritt, Sumitomo take $1.7 bn hit on

2016-1-13  The Toronto-based company said total losses at the mine amounted to about $2.4 billion. Weak demand from the stainless steel sector, the dominant source of demand for nickel, and a glut in supply have hammered prices for the metal, which fell to their lowest in more than 12 years on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Sherritt to cut Madagascar nickel mine

2017-5-1  May 1 (Reuters) - Sherritt International Corp , Korea Resources Corp (Kores) and Sumitomo Corp , partners in the Ambatovy nickel operation in Madagascar, have agreed in principle to revise their joint venture agreement, Sherritt said on Monday. As a result, Sherritt's stake in the joint venture will ...

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Nickel, cobalt: Sumitomo sets date for Ambatovy

2020-11-13  Sumitomo has announced that it intends to resume operations in February 2021 at its 54% owned Ambatovy nickel-cobalt operation in Madagascar. The mine was placed on care and maintenance in March due to a national lockdown, imposed to control the spread of COVID-19. The other stakeholder in the project is Kores (46%). Sherritt was an initial joint venture partner in the project with a 40% stake ...

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Madagascar Extractive Industries Transparency

2021-2-15  Ambatovy operates the largest industrial nickel and cobalt mine. Artisanal and small-scale mining operations employ over 500,000 people across the country and concern mainly gold, precious and semi-precious stones. However, Madagascar is said to be losing millions of dollars annually to illicit trade from its ASM sector.

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Sumitomo halts mines in Bolivia, Madagascar -

2020-3-26  The measure affects the company’s San Cristobal silver-zinc-lead mine in Bolivia and Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar, as all-day or night curfews have been imposed in those countries.

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Madagascar: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources

Madagascar: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources. Madagascar is an island country located off the south-eastern coast of the African continent, to the east of Mozambique. The total area of the country is 587,041 km2 and it has a population of 22,585,517 as of July 2011. The country’s climate varies from tropical along the coast to temperate ...

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