Nickel

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Chemical Elements
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Nickel

Nickel

haalSingh Gill

Location

Three major sites where nickel is found:Sudbury Basin, OntarioThompson Nickel Belt, ManitobaUnagava Peninsula, Quebec

Extraction and processing operations in the Sudbury basin and Thompson, Manitoba

Extraction/Processing

- Majority used to make alloys- Present in about 3000 alloys, found in 250 000 different end uses- Most popular alloy is Stainless Steel- Chemical and food processing equipment- Rechargeable batteries in digital devices- Nickel plating in bathware - Aircraft equipment - Cars- Surgical equipment

Uses

Extraction Companies

- Hudbay Minerals- Sherritt International Corp.- Royal nickel Corp.- First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

Jobs for Canadians

- Mining jobs for raw material extraction- Operating processing or extraction machinery- Transportation Jobs- Corporate office jobs in sales and management

Nickel Exports

Main markets for Canadian Nickel are the United States, Western Europe and Japan.

Works Cited

- http://www.miningfeeds.com/nickel-mining-report-canada- http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/nickel/- http://nickelinvestingnews.com/5432-nickel-mining-canada-vale-xstrata-prophecy-platinum.html- http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/canadian-nickel-producers-hope-to-benefit-from-indonesias-export-ban/article16373094/

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