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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...

The 16th SMSP/POSCO/NMC/SNNC Technical and Financial Committee

The 16th SMSP/POSCO/NMC/SNNC Technical and Financial Committee was held in Gwangyang from 6th to 10th August 2012. The committee was divided into two groups: the Technical Committee for the analysis of production data and the Financial Committee for the analysis of accounting and financial operations of SNNC. SNNC and POSCO teams presented the plant production’s...

The 15th SMSP/POSCO/NMC/SNNC Technical Committee was held in Gwangyang from 7th to 10th May 2012

The 15th Technical Committee has gathered the representatives of the two partners, SMSP and POSCO as well as the technicians of the two mining and metallurgical subsidiaries, NMC and SNNC. The schedule of this Committee was emphasized on the various stages of the production chain, beginning with the extraction of ore, its processing (sorting, haulage,...

The NMC central laboratory certified ISO 9001

Bureau Veritas Certification France has awarded to the central laboratory, certification according to ISO 9001 2008. This certification was issued following an audit and has been approved by the certification committee of this organization. Bureau Veritas Certification is the world’s leading certification. The activity covered by this certification is “preparating and analysis of nickel ore...

Expansion of the Gwangyang Plant capacity

SMSP / POSCO partnership decides to proceed to the expansion of its ferronickels production capacity. The SNNC Plant, with a nominal capacity of 30,000 tons of nickel metal contained in ferronickels, will increase its capacity of 24,000 additional tons, that is to say a total capacity of 54,000 tons. A second line, comprising a new...

Three NMC employees leaving for the Metropolitan City

Jean-Louis Jiako Technician Geologist at Kouaoua, Judicaël Wamo, Storekeeper at Poya and Sylvio N’Gaiohny, Assistant mining designer at the Noumea Technical Division lately seconded to KNS will leave New Caledonia in the next few days for training under “Cadre Avenir” Training Scheme. Employees’ applications were selected within the “Cadre Avenir” scheme’s internal selection process, after...

Results of the SMSP / POSCO partnership in 2010

The implementation of the double shift has allowed NMC to reach the objective of production, that is 1.763.986 tonnes of saprolite ore, with the creation of 118 additional jobs in mining sites. The volume of nickel metal contained in ferronickel produced by SNNC in 2010 is 20.512 tonnes with sales to POSCO reaching 21.388 tonnes.
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