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  • Goro mine Wikipedia

    The Goro mine is a large nickel mine in the south of New Caledonia, near the township of Yaté, Prony Bay, in the South Province. It is owned by the Brazilian company Vale, who are in the process of selling it to Melbourne-based New Century Mining in June 2020 following years of technical problems and low production. The large mine and plant was opened at Goro in 2010 although it has had frequent stoppages.

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  • Protests erupt in New Caledonia over proposed sale of

    2020-12-10· The Goro plant owned by Vale is the world’s fourth-largest nickel ore producer and a key economic driver for New Caledonia, employing 3000 people. But it

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  • Goro Nickel-Cobalt Mine, Grand Terre, New Caledonia

    Vale holds a 95% stake in the Goro nickel-cobalt project while the remaining 5% is held by Société de participation minière du Sud calédonien (SPMSC), which is a holding company of three provinces of New Caledonia. Sumic Nickel Netherlands, a joint venture of Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining and Mitsui earlier held a 21% stake in the project which was transferred to Vale in 2016. Project

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  • Vale aims to boost nickel production by 70% MINING.COM

    2019-12-04· Vale has decided to walk away from its ailing Goro nickel operation on the Pacific Island of New Caledonia, which has been strewn with operational problems

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  • Protests erupt in New Caledonia over proposed sale of

    2020-12-10· The Goro plant owned by Vale is the world’s fourth-largest nickel ore producer and a key economic driver for New Caledonia, employing 3000 people. But it

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  • Goro Nickel-Cobalt Mine, Grand Terre, New Caledonia

    Vale holds a 95% stake in the Goro nickel-cobalt project while the remaining 5% is held by Société de participation minière du Sud calédonien (SPMSC), which is a holding company of three provinces of New Caledonia. Sumic Nickel Netherlands, a joint venture of Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining and Mitsui earlier held a 21% stake in the project which was transferred to Vale in 2016. Project

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  • Tension rises in New Caledonia over Brazilian miner Vale’s

    2020-12-11· New Caledonia has around a quarter of the world’s known nickel reserves. Conrontation over nickel The current confrontation involves the Goro Nickel Project, 60 km east of Noumea which commenced production in 2010 planning to produce 60,000 tonnes a year of nickel

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  • Goro Nickel Project New Caledonia Our Projects

    Goro Nickel Project New Caledonia. Wagner Investments Pty Ltd completed a contract to supply approximately 160,000 cubic metres of concrete, and crush and supply the concrete aggregate, for the foundations for processing plants, wharf, tunnels, dams and general civil works for the Goro Nickel Mine. Concrete production for this project continued year round, despite extreme heat and constant

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  • Get to know our nickel operations in New Caledonia

    As regards the nickel laterite ore which Vale extracts in Sorowako, Indonesia, in Onça Puma, Brazil, and in Goro, New Caledonia, it is not possible to produce a concentrate of metal, apart from the fact that these operations deal with the complete feeding of the mineral, with

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  • Vale to invest $500m into New Caledonia nickel mine

    The project losses totalled around $1.3bn from 2014 to 2016. Vale New Caledonia comprises the Goro mine, which commenced operations in 2010. Meanwhile, Vale has also revised the production forecasts for nickel for next year to 244,000t from the previous estimate of 263,000t.

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  • Vale departs New Caldonia as a New Century dawns

    2020-05-26· New Century Resources is set to acquire Vale’s Goro nickel-cobalt mine in New Caledonia, a move that is supported by the Australian company’s key shareholder, IGO.

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  • Vale puts New Caledonian nickel plant up for sale RNZ

    2019-12-04· A photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows Brazilian Vale's nickel processing plant of Goro in southern New Caledonia. Photo: AFP PHOTO / FRED PAYET. The decision was announced in Noumea as the company presented a new strategy, which will in part need to have government approval. Vale will close its nickel refinery and stop its cobalt production, which will result in a yet to be specified number

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  • SLN Nickel Smelter Major Projects Group

    2020-03-17· This image is an aerial view of the Doniambo Nickel Smelter in Noumea, New Caledonia. The time given for completion was three and a half years. Using local labour and equipment, this project was completed in tow years (eighteen months ahead of schedule). In this photo the New Smelter in the foreground with its two towers remained intact, all of the Old Smelter behind was removed. Picture 2

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  • Home Koniambo Nickel SAS

    We are committed to mitigate the impacts of the industrial complex on New-Caledonia's natural environment. Contribute and Support . Koniambo Nickel contributes to New Caledonia’s sustainable development by helping to fund local initiatives that will improve the quality of life of citizens. Count yourself in! Tell us about your initiative! More. Engaging with communities, respect for cultural

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