Global miner #BHP plans to expand #Nickel output amid battery boom

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Global miner BHP Group said it plans to expand its nickel sulphide operations amid an expected boom in demand for the material in electric vehicle batteries.

But the company is not looking to produce main battery ingredient lithium as it sees such output having slimmer profits.

Speaking at a strategy briefing on long-term asset allocation, BHP Chief Financial Officer Peter Beaven said growth in nickel could come from either exploration or acquisitions.

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mining-bhp/bhp-seeks-more-nickel-sulfides-on-bright-battery-demand-idUSKCN1SS00G

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