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BHP, Rio swoop on early-stage nickel prospects in Canada

Two of the world’s top miners have taken an early-stage interest in nickel assets in Canada.

BHP, Rio swoop on early-stage nickel prospects in Canada BHP, Rio swoop on early-stage nickel prospects in Canada BHP, Rio swoop on early-stage nickel prospects in Canada BHP, Rio swoop on early-stage nickel prospects in Canada BHP, Rio swoop on early-stage nickel prospects in Canada

High-grade copper at Midland Exploration's Mythril project, northern Quebec, where it is working in collaboration with BHP's Rio Algom

Canada's Midland Exploration has signed another deal with BHP unit Rio Algom to look for nickel in Nunavik.

Rio Algom will fund up to C$1.4 million per annum of exploration for at least two years.