Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. (5713), Japan’s
top nickel producer, said it has joined PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (INCO) on
a pre-feasibility study for a nickel processing plant in
The companies also started an environmental impact
assessment, Tokyo-based Sumitomo Metal said in a statement
today. Sumitomo Metal owns a 20.09 percent stake in Jakarta-
based Vale Indonesia.
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