2.C.7.b - Nickel Production

Last updated on 18 Mar 2020 09:21 (cf. Authors)

Short description

NFR-Code Name of Category Method AD EF Key Category 1
2.C.7.b Nickel Production T1 AS D no key category

Within this NFR sub-category, SO2, TSP and Ni emissions of nickel mine production are reported for the year 1990.

Methodological issues

Activity data

The yearly production figure was taken from the annual statistical report of the US Geological Survey (USGS) for non-ferrous metals [1].

Emission factors

The emission factors are default values according to the 2016 EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook.

Table 1: applied Tier1 emission factors
Pollutant EF Unit
SO2 18 kg/t
TSP 0.3 kg/t
Ni 0.025 kg/t


Recalculation not needed.

Planned improvements

No category specific improvements needed.

1. US Geological Survey - https://www.usgs.gov/
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