Nornickel to Expand Sustainable Production at NN Harjavalta in Finland

Nornickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum, cobalt and copper, announces plans to ramp up output at its state-of-the-art nickel refinery in Finland. Nornickel Harjavalta is mainly powered by renewable energy and is a world-class specialist in the hydrometallurgical production of high purity nickel with the most extensive nickel product portfolio in Europe. The plan to increase capacity is driven by growing European … Read more

Nornickel to Spin Off Bystrinsky Copper Mine

Nornickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has said that its major shareholders Interros, Rusal and Crispian have agreed to spin off GRK Bystrinskoe (a.k.a. the Bystrinsky project). Nornickel’s major shareholders are proposing to allocate the entire Nornickel’s stake in the Bystrinsky project, 50.01%, … Read more

Nornickel Cuts Emissions at Kola Peninsula by 85%

PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has shut down its metallurgical shop at Kola MMC in Monchegorsk, leading to a major cut of sulphur dioxide emissions at Kola MMC’s Monchegorsk site. Vladimir Potanin, Nornickel CEO, commented, “We place environment protection … Read more

Federal Government Visits Looi Kam Yong’s Proposed Mining Project Land in Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, Johor Darul Takzim

Looi Kam Yong through his company, The One Minerals Mining Sdn Bhd, received several land concessions for land of a proposed Mining Project in 2020 from FELDA Johor. Looi Kam Yong in June 2020 also received His Majesty DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, the Sultan of Johor’s green light for the … Read more

Vladimir Potanin Commits Additional US $2B to Support Norilsk

Vladimir Potanin, Norilsk Nickel CEO, announced a comprehensive RUR 150B program to support Norilsk, where the Company’s main industrial campus is located. It comes in addition to the RUR 80B (US $1B) committed to Norilsk just last month. The announcement was made after Nornickel CEO met with Dmitry Karasev, Norilsk mayor, during his ongoing visit to … Read more

Tonogold Resources Inc. (OTC TNGL)

TONOGOLD RESOURCES, INC. (OTC TNGL) (“Tonogold” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise that Dr. Odin Christensen has accepted appointment to Tonogold’s advisory board and technical committee effective immediately. Dr. Christensen will advise and assist Tonogold, plan, execute, and expand its ongoing drill exploration program in the Comstock Mining District. Dr. Christensen is a geologist … Read more

Nornickel to Build LNG Plant to Cut Emissions

Nornickel, headed by Vladimir Potanin, has announced plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in place of its obsolete nickel factory in the Arctic. This fits in the group’s focus on its ambitious environmental goals and serves as an example that the mining giant is all-in in a bid to step up its green … Read more

Nornickel Confirms Firm Commitment to Environmental Impact Reduction

As part of the annual disclosure of its audited consolidated IFRS financial results for FY2020, Nornickel revealed significant financial allocations and a firm devotion to the environmental safety agenda. In December 2020, in line with its comprehensive environmental programme, the Company shut down a smelter at Nikel town (Kola GMK), which resulted in complete elimination of sulphur dioxide emissions in the cross-border … Read more

Tonogold Drilling Update

Since Tonogold’s Nov. 17, 2020 update, it has pushed forward the early stages of its $7 million drill exploration program aimed at proving the existence of significant gold and silver mineralization in the Comstock District located in the vicinity of Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada, approximately 40 kilometers southeast of Reno. Tonogold recently secured 100% control … Read more

Tonogold Drilling Update

Since Tonogold’s Nov. 17, 2020 update, it has pushed forward the early stages of its $7 million drill exploration program aimed at proving the existence of significant gold and silver mineralization in the Comstock District located in the vicinity of Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada, approximately 40 kilometers southeast of Reno. Tonogold recently secured 100% control … Read more