Nickel is a metal that is used as an alloy to impart strength, corrosion resistance and other electrical, heat and magnetic properties.
A significant amount of the world’s production come from Western Australia.
Nickel plays a hugely important part in the production of stainless steel, that is poised for growth in South-East Asia. IGBR’s sourcing abilities with Nickel extends to some of the world’s largest miners and producers in Russia and Australia, while extending its network within the nickel producing industry in Canada. While IGBR mainly concentrates on customers in the Asian market, it has capabilities to supply nickel to Europe and other countries.
Nickel is used mainly to manufacture stainless steel. It is also used for nickel plating. Nickel has also founds its use in the powerful batteries used in electric vehicles.