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    Nickel pig iron,  · Nickel pig iron (NPI) is a low grade ferronickel invented in China as a cheaper alternative to pure nickel for the production of stainless steel [citation needed].The production process of nickel pig iron utilizes laterite nickel ores instead of pure nickel sold on the world market. ...Nickel mining in New Caledonia,  · Nickel mining in New Caledonia is a major sector of the New Caledonian economy. The islands contain about 7,100,000 tonnes of nickel which is about 10% of the world's nickel reserves.[1] With the annual production of about 107,000 tonnes in 2009, New Caledonia was the world's fifth largest producer after Russia (266,000), Indonesia (189,000 ...