Grande Côte Opérations

Grande Côte Opérations (GCO) is a Senegalese subsidiary of the Eramet Group that specializes in the recovery of ilmenite, rutile, ilmenite, and zircon. The mine and its two processing plants have been in service since 2014. The project has managed to overcome a series of human, technical, and societal challenges to recover these natural resources, in partnership with the country’s public authorities and local communities.

“Our goal is to make GCO a global leader in the mineral sands industry, thanks to its competent, motivated team that respects the community around it.”

Guillaume Kurek, GCO CEO

Our commitments

The ERAMET Group pledges to conduct its business, everywhere in the countries where it operates.

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Mineral sands production

Sand treatment process

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About us

Mineral sands recovery

Our value chain

What we do

About Eramet

Eramet, a global mining and metallurgy group, is a key player in the extraction and recovery of metals (manganese, nickel, mineral sands) as well as the development and processing of high added-value alloys (high-speed steels, high-performance steels, superalloys, and aluminum and titanium alloys).

By leveraging its operational excellence, the quality of its investments, and the expertise of its employees, the Group has developed an industrial, managerial, and societal model that is both ethical and value-generating. A corporate citizen that knows how to give back, Eramet strives to cultivate a sustainable and socially responsible industry.

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13,373
employees

€3,668 bn
in revenue
IFRS 5*

20
countries of operation

* In accordance with the IFRS 5 standard – “Non-current assets held for sale and discontinued operations”, the Aubert & Duval, Erasteel and Sandouville entities are presented in the Group’s consolidated financial statements as operations in the process of being sold for the 2020 and 2021 financial years