Aneka Tambang (ANTM) is expected to start commercial operation of its new ferronickel (FeNi) smelter in Halmahera Timur, North Maluku province later part of the year with full financial impact next year. Jinchuan, one of the world’s largest producers of nickel, meanwhile, is moving closer to start its nickel smelter in Obi Island, North Maluku as well. To subscribe please click here