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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...

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...

Visit of the Gwangyang Plant by the Northern Province elected representatives

A delegation of 26 persons of the Northern Province and SMSP’s Assembly including the President Paul Néaoutyine and André Dang, went to Gwangyang and Seoul from 25th to 30th June. It was an opportunity for the elected representatives of the Northern Province, particularly those from the new term, to discover POSCO industrial complex and to...

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,...

SNNC signing of a MOU for the expansion of the Gwangyang Plant

On 19th September, SNNC signed a MOU (Memorandum Of Understanding) for the capacity expansion project with the Governor of the Jeollanam-do Province, the Lord Mayor of the Gwangyang-city and with the Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic Zone Commissioner With this MOU, SNNC will increase its annual nickel production capacity from 30,000 tons to 54,000 tons...

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...

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.

Starting up of the Gwangyang processing Plant

SMSP enters into the protected field of metallurgy. The pyrometallurgical processing plant built up by Société du Nickel de Nouvelle-Calédonie et Corée (SNNC), in which it holds 51% of the shares, has entered into production. The plant that has been built up in less than 30 months should produce for this year alone some 4.000...

Lighting of the electric furnace of the Gwangyang Plant

SMSP, through its SNNC subsidiary (Société du Nickel de Nouvelle-Calédonie et Corée), is on the stage to enter the protected field of metallurgy in proceeding along with its industrial and commercial partner POSCO, to the lighting of the largest electric furnace ever manufactured in a pyrometallurgical unit. Thanks to the valorisation of its mining asset...
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