Glencore's Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations (Sudbury INO) activities include exploration, Fraser Mine, Nickel Rim South Mine, Strathcona Mill and Sudbury Smelter. The company has been mining nickel-copper ores in the Sudbury area of northern Ontario, Canada, since 1928. The facilities are spread throughout the 60 kilometer-long, oval-shaped geological formation known as the Sudbury basin.
Nickel and copper are the primary metals but cobalt and precious metals, such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium are also produced.
Sudbury INO currently employs approximately 1,300 permanent employees. – less