Yahoo! News – Falconbridge Cuts Metals Output As Strike Bites: “The strike at Falconbridge Sudbury will slash its nickel output by 2,000 tonnes a month, but it expects to have enough stock to supply customers until next month.
Falconbridge officials said there were no immediate plans to declare force majeure as the firm had enough nickel stocks to meet supply commitments for the next four to six weeks.
Firms declare force majeure when they cannot meet supply contracts due to unforeseen circumstances. “