SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 01, 2009 05:30 ET

Mining Commences in New Caledonia at World's Largest Nickel Deposit, an Industrial Info News Alert

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Last month, Vale Inco Limited (Toronto, Ontario), a division of Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), began mining the world's largest nickel deposits. When it was being built, the Goro Nickel project was one of the world's largest under construction. With an estimated total investment value of $4.3 billion, a project of this size would have a positive impact on any major economy. The impact in New Caledonia has, to say the least, been substantial.

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