Renault signs nickel supply deal with Terrafame
The Finnish state-owned mining company Terrafame is to supply Renault with fully traceable nickel sulphate for electric vehicle batteries in future. This is provided for in a memorandum of understanding now concluded between the two companies.
Nornickel increases output in Finnish nickel refinery
The Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel – also known as Nornickel – wants to increase production at its nickel refinery in Harjavalta, Finland. Production should increase to 100,000 tonnes per year by 2026 due to the rising demand for battery materials, especially for electric vehicles.