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Byung-Ho LIM, Nickel Mining Company’s Vice-President

Byung-Ho LIM is from South Korea and is one of NMC’s 3 Korean Employees out of a total workforce of 665 (as of June 30, 2018). He holds an MBA from the United States. He joined POSCO for more than 12 years and has occupied several senior positions especially within the Department of Raw Materials....

Youth employment: NMC hires 24 mining operators

24 young persons have joined Nickel Mining Company’s workforce (NMC), SMSP’s mining branch. They were recruited as mine machine operators and are assigned among the four NMC mining centers as follows: 7 in Kouaoua, 7 in Poya, 7 in Nakéty and 3 in Ouaco. The latters will contribute to NMC’s production rump-up, in order to...

President Paul Néaoutyine visits China

The President of NC North Province, Paul Néaoutyine paid an official visit to China on July 12th and 13th. He was accompanied by SMSP and NMC Representatives, including: André Dang, Chairman and CEO of SMSP; Didier Ventura, NMC President; Karl Therby, Chief Financial Officer, Sofinor Group and Ulrich Reber, Sofinor Project Director. Several appointments were...

SNNC turns 10

SNNC, the Caledonian Plant in Korea, SMSP/POSCO partnership’s industrial subsidiary, has just recently celebrated its 10 years’ production. A New Caledonian delegation made the journey to participate in the celebration of this event. It is consisted of: Paul Néaoutyine, the Northern Province Assembly’s President; André Dang, SMSP Chief Executive Officer; Didier Ventura, NMC President; Karl...

NMC trains and recruits 60 mining operators despite recession

Company’s targets Do-Oulo Magazine highlighted early 2017, “NMC’s race against the clock”. In this 16th edition, NMC President Didier Ventura recalled the company’s goals, urging all staff to “move up a gear”, saying, “achieve 3.5 million tons of ore in 2017 is our ultimate goal. Current 650 jobs must remain. The key to success is...

Goodbye Gun!

Gun KIM joined NMC as Management Control Director on 1st October 2013. A function that allowed him to carry a 3-year stay in the mining branch of the SMSP in New Caledonia, far from his Korea native. Responsibilities which enabled him to spend 3 years’ stay within the SMSP’s Mining Branch in New Caledonia, far...

Signing of the Gwangyang plant expansion

Following the validation of the technical feasibility study, the execution and financing plans, the partners SMSP and POSCO sign the agreement on the expansion of the ferronickel production unit. The production unit in Gwangyang, with an annual nominal capacity of 30,000 tons of nickel metal contained in ferronickel, will increase its capacity of 24,000 additional...

Signing of an agreement between the State and NMC

An agreement between the State, represented by High Commissioner Albert Dupuy, assisted by Colonel Patrice Bellon, Commander of Adapted Military Service Regiment (RSMA) and NMC, represented by its President, André Dang Van Nha, has been signed on January 23, 2013 at Koné. This convention provides for the training of potential drivers of mining equipment, intended...

The 17th SMSP/POSCO/NMC/SNNC Technical and Financial Committee

The 17th SMSP/POSCO/NMC/SNNC Technical and Financial Committee was held in Noumea from 4th to 6th December 2012. On the agenda of the Technical Committee was found the ore’s quality, granulometry, demurrage outcomes and the annual program of production vessels. The Financial Committee has meanwhile, dealt with fundamental issues such as business plan of NMC and...
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