refined nickel near the small southern Ontario city of Port Colborne on the north shore of Lake Erie from 1918 to 1984.
All that competitive ill-will has been brushed aside as technical committees from Inco
and Xstrata have looked for ways to integrate their Sudbury operations, which in some places is separated by only metres and fence lines.
Limited, formerly Inco
Limited, is a subsidiary of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) of Brazil.
A Brazilian mining firm has purchased Inco
, the Canada-based producer of a healthy percentage of the world's nickel.
Phelps Dodge said it has received a $125 million payment from Inco
as a result of the deal being terminated.
will fund the new exploration, agreeing to spend A$15 million over four years.
was founded in 1932, and was acquired by the Craven family in 1962.
, a major Canadian mining company, has had a presence in New Caledonia since 1984, a pilot operation for the past two years and plans to ramp up its $1.
The First Minister toured the Inco
nickel refinery in Clydach on Friday to see its latest technology.
Last month, Inco
decided to punish Tobin by closing its St.
At that same time, the ferrous group of INCO
was marketing a newly developed alloy, Ni-Hard, which was a cast iron containing about 4.
Canadian multinational Inco
has decided to sell its engineering division to raise funds for a pounds 3 billion land acquisition.