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Live Webinar: The New Caledonia Mining Market

Event Begins: 15 Aug 2017 12:30 PM   Ends: 15 Aug 2017 1:30 PM
Venue: Online

The above time is given in AEST. 


New Caledonia is a country renowned for its impressive nickel resources, boasting the position of third largest nickel producer in the world. The islands contain about 7,100,000 tonnes of nickel, which is about 10% of the world's nickel reserves. 

There are currently 3 key players in the nickel sector. French-owned ERAMET has been present in the country for over 120 years now and operates mines in New Caledonia through their subsidiary, SLN (Société Le Nickel). Vale are the second big player in town, and have the formidable Goro Nickel project under their ownership. The third and final major operations is the Koniambo Nickel project, which is a joint ownership with SMSP and Glencore Nickel.

This hour-long webinar that will provide important details on the market, including:

  • An overview of the New Caledonian mining sector and the operating mines there
  • The technologies, products and services that miners in New Caledonia urgently require
  • The challenges and opportunities for Australian METS seeking to expand into New Caledonia
  • The political, economic and social considerations to take into account when pursuing business opportunities in New Caledonia
  • Key tips for Australian METS looking to export into New Caledonia.

​Our expert panel for this webinar:

  • Sylvain Goyette, Country Manager - New Caledonia, Glencore
  • Sylvain Bourque, Director of Operations, Hatch
  • Adam Pearce, Associate Director SME - QLD & NT, EFIC
  • Paul Wilson, Australian Consulate General - New Caledonia, DFAT
  • Robert Trzebski, Chief Operating Officer, Austmine

Contact us here for more information about this event.

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