Vale expects Goro nickel mine output to rise 50 pct in 2016

Tue Dec 1, 2015 11:31am EST
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NEW YORK Dec 1 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA expects a 50 percent increase in output from its Goro New Caledonia Nickel project in 2016, non-ferrous metals chief Jennifer Maki said at an investor conference at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

She also said the Rio de Janeiro-based company is working on a plan to cut sulfur dioxide emissions at its nickel operations in Sudbury, Canada by 85 percent. (Reporting by Luc Cohen; Writing by Jeb Blount and Caroline Stauffer)