Nickel back in town

THERE was a time there back in 2016 when it looked as if the Australian nickel industry would wither away to nothing, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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BHP Nickel West finished product at the Kwinana refinery

The industry was in survival mode in response to the crash in nickel prices from 2011's magical annual average peak of US$10.36/lb to 2016's miserable $4.35/lb.