Gold has been all the rage this year, and the commodity’s market prominence is no bad thing for a region that identifies itself with the precious metal.
But gold’s poorer cousin has also received a lot of attention in the Goldfields of late.
Nickel might not exude gold’s lustre, but interest in the base metal is ramping up in the region.
Most commonly used in making stainless steel, nickel sulphides are also used in batteries.
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