Reuters reported that Rio Tinto’s announcement of $14B worth of impairments could foreshadow other mining companies’ writedowns, including BHP and Vale’s underperforming nickel projects.
As quoted in the market news:
Vale has said it will take a fourth-quarter $2.85 billion pre-tax writedown on its Brazilian nickel project Onca Puma, and investors are asking about the future of its $7 billion Goro nickel project in New Caledonia.
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