Mirabela Nickel (ASX: MBN) is trading 55% higher at $0.17 in intra-day trade today, and by 14:30pm EST over 13 million shares have already changed hands.
Mirabela has not made a major announcement to the ASX since the company’s quarterly on the 23rd April 2013.
Recent highlights for Mirabela include the company successfully delivering the 100% owned Santa Rita project with mining operations and processing plant - to run at full capacity.
The project is a simple, proven open pit mine and conventional sulphide processing plant with 21 year Reserve life and significant Resources.
A plus for the operation is that a reduction in unit cash costs achieved ahead of expectations, with off-take agreements secured for 100% of the concentrate production until end of 2014.
Mirabela held balances of cash on hand and on deposit of US$141 million at the end of March 2013.
In the March quarter the company produced 4,151 tonnes and had sales of 3,907 tonnes of nickel in concentrate.
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