5 Nickel Companies on the Move

5 Nickel Companies on the Move

Nickel prices have rallied overall this year, so it's no surprise that nickel mining companies have been working hard to take advantage of the market. Here's a look at five companies that have seen significant stock price rises this year and what they've been up to.

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Company News

North American Nickel Concludes 2014 Exploration Program

North American Nickel (TSXV:NAN,OTCBB:WSCRF) provided an exploration update regarding drilling at its wholly owned Maniitsoq project in Greenland. Drilling has concluded, and remaining assay results will be reported over the coming weeks.

PolyMet Mining Releases Q2 Financial Results

PolyMet Mining Releases Q2 Financial Results

PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM,NYSE MKT:PLM) reported its financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. The company owns a 100 percent interest in the NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals ore-body and the nearby Erie Plant, both located in Minnesota.

Midland Exploration Options Samson Discovery Near Balmoral’s Grasset

Midland Exploration Inc. (TSXV:MD) has optioned its Samspon property in Quebec's Abitibi region to Donner Metals (TSXV:DON) The property is located roughly 5 kilometers south of Balmoral Resources' (TSX:BAR) nickel-copper-PGM and gold discoveries at its Grasset project.

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Market News

Nickel Declines on Demand Concerns

Bloomberg reported that nickel prices recorded losses today on concerns related to the strength of the U.S. dollar and weaker demand for commodity investments. Three-month nickel lost 0.3 percent to $17,859 a metric ton by 1:17 p.m. on the London Metal Exchange.

Nickel Prices Weaker on Record Inventories

Reuters reported on Monday that nickel prices had hit a three month low to start the week. The base metal dropped after LME inventories hit a record high, while slowing factory output from China raised fears of decreased demand.

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