Sustainable Development

“Sustainable development is environmental, economic and social well-being for today and tomorrow” (The International Institute of Sustainable Development, 2009).

The Palmer Nickel and Cobalt Refinery is committed to sustainable development. We recognise that minimising our impact on the environment, a commitment to health and safety and strong community relations will drive the long term success of our business. Our commitment to sustainable development in our region is evident through our environmental, health and safety and community initiatives.

Our Health, Safety, Environment, Community and Quality (HSECQ) Policy is defined and authorised by the Refinery leadership Team, and states the commitment of the company to manage and improve HSECQ performance.


QNPL EEO Public Report 2013

QNPL EEO Public Report 2012

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Operating on the coast of Halifax Bay and adjacent to a World Heritage Area, the Palmer Nickel and Cobalt Refinery manages a 2464-hectare land holding of beachfront, mangroves, coastal swale and savannah grasslands. As part of the Palmer Nickel and Cobalt Refinery’s commitment to minimising our impact to the environment, we strive to ensure all …

Heath & Safety

QN Sales is committed to our employees’ health and safety. We believe that all workplace injuries are preventable and that every individual has a role to play in protecting their health and safety and that of their colleagues. We are committed to minimising harm to our people and the environment while continuing to satisfy our …