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Nickel miner whacked after double trouble from WA mines

Leading Australian sulphide nickel producer Western Areas’ first significant operational misstep in over a decade has occurred, resulting in poor September quarter nickel output and guidance for the year being reduced by about 2,000 tonnes.

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Not enough nickel came out of Spotted Quoll and Flying Fox in Western Australia last quarter

Production in the September period totalled 4147 nickel tonnes, impacted by re-sequencing of the Flying Fox mine schedule into lower grade zones (due to seismicity), and lower grades at Spotted