President Guo Wenqing of MCC Group met with Chairman Yang Zhiqiang of Jinchuan Group at MCC Tower on December 10, 2013. In a cordial and friendly atmosphere, both parties held discussion on friendship and collaboration, and in particularly, exchanged views on cooperative matters in mineral resources development.
At the outset, Guo extended warm welcome to Yang Zhiqiang and his delegation members. According to Guo, MCC Group and Jinchuan Group have established quite good partnership, and cadres and employees at various levels of both parties have made friends with deep affection.
Guo Wenqing made a briefing on the Ramu NiCo Project in Papua New Guinea (PNG). He pointed out that, ranking No. 3 in terms of nickel laterite ore reserves in the whole world, Ramu Project was designed by China ENFI Engineering Corp. (ENFI) and constructed by subsidiaries of MCC Group, and the quality of design and project execution had been placed with a high premium. As the largest works of PNG, Ramu Project enjoys perfect policy environment. Now the project has been put into operation, under which the monthly ratio of achieving design capacity at 60%, with the maximum value at 80% and even 90% at the peak.
Guo mentioned that, MCC Group was lack of both professional talents on nickel and experiences on large-scale industrial production. As China’s largest nickel-cobalt producer of which the output of nickel and cobalt respectively ranks No. 4 and No. 2 in the world, Jinchuan Group is staffed with plenty of talents on nickel and smelting business, and has accumulated mature experiences in the fields of production, operation and management. In this view, Guo expected Jinchuan Group to offer essential talent and management support to MCC Group.
Yang Zhiqiang was very pleased to visit MCC Group. According to Yang, Jinchuan and MCC Group have been maintaining a very close cooperative relationship. It is especially noted that, ENFI of MCC Group participated in the planning and design of Jinchuan at its very beginning of establishment. ENFI has a way of going together with Jinchuan during the past 54 years, making great contribution to the development of Jinchuan, and is thus deemed to be the planner, designer and witness of Jinchuan Group. Yang added that, as one of the central enterprises, MCC Group is featured by outstanding advantages and rich experiences in design, construction, management and operation. As a local enterprise in Hexi Corridor which suffers from relevant limits in various aspects, Jinchuan Group wishes to carry out a global presence strategy, and expects both parties to further facilitate the mutual understanding, collaboration and support in the future.
Relevant heads were present at the meeting.
Guo Wenqing talks with Chairman Yang Zhiqiang of Jinchuan Group
Discussion between both parties
Guo Wenqing meets with Yang Zhiqiang
Leaders of both parties present at the meeting