Aug 16 (Reuters) - Royal Nickel Corp
* Rnc announces q2 2016 results
* Q2 adjusted loss per share c$0.01 excluding items
* During three months ended june 30, 2016, rnc increased its ownership interest in beta hunt mine to 100%
* In 2016, beta hunt mine is also transitioning from a nickel producer to a gold and nickel producer.
* Beta hunt pre-commercial gold production was 7,599 ounces for q2 2016, an increase of 35% from prior quarter
* Qtrly loss per share $0.04
* "rnc's ability to operate as a going concern is dependent on its ability to raise financing" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: