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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