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Blackstone sees advantage in low-cost Vietnam nickel development environment

Blackstone Minerals managing director Scott Williams expects operating costs to be significantly lower at the future Ta Khoa nickel development in Vietnam than in other jurisdictions and says the company is “well advanced” in discussions with end users interested in backing the nickel sulphate venture.

Blackstone sees advantage in low-cost Vietnam nickel development environment Blackstone sees advantage in low-cost Vietnam nickel development environment Blackstone sees advantage in low-cost Vietnam nickel development environment Blackstone sees advantage in low-cost Vietnam nickel development environment Blackstone sees advantage in low-cost Vietnam nickel development environment

The low nickel price earlier this decade was ultimately to blame for the closure of the Ban Phuc operation at Ta Khoa in Vietnam

Speaking at the Australian Nickel Conference in Perth, Western Australia, this week, Williamson said the interest from third parties came as the ASX-listed company moved towards a maiden resource