03/11/2009 - 10:25

Mirabela produces first nickel

03/11/2009 - 10:25

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Mirabela Nickel will ramp up production at its Santa Rita operation in Brazil over the next three months as it produces its first nickel concentrate.

Mirabela produces first nickel

Mirabela Nickel will ramp up production at its Santa Rita operation in Brazil over the next three months as it produces its first nickel concentrate.

 

The announcement is below:

 

Mirabela Nickel Limited (TSX: MNB, ASX: MBN) is pleased to announce the production of first nickel concentrate from the Santa Rita project in Brazil. The commissioning of the crushing, grinding and flotation circuits is progressing well.

Over 119,000 tonnes of ore has been crushed and the mill stockpile contains about 78,000 tonnes. About 42,000 tonnes of ore has been milled. The grinding circuit is operating at up to 550 tonnes per hour.

It is anticipated that Santa Rita production will ramp up substantially over the next three months.

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