BCL looks to import nickel concentrates

Daniel Mahupela
Daniel Mahupela

SELEBI-PHIKWE: The managing director of BCL, Daniel Mahupela says following the acquisition of Tati Nickel they are now looking at securing nickel concentrates from outside the country for smelting at the recently rebuilt plant.

Speaking at a ceremony to honour long-serving workers and retirees, Mahupela said BCL is now eyeing to penetrate the market in Sub-Saharan Africa to ensure a sustained life of the mine and the livelihoods of the people.

“We are cementing long-term contracts to ensure that nickel concentrates in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to flow into Selebi-Phikwe to ensure sustained livelihoods into the next decade,” he said.

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