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  • 2016
  • 4 migrant(s)/1,000 population note: there has been steady emigration from Wallis and Futuna to New Caledonia (2016 est. (flagcounter.com)
  • Common shares in Vale closed up 1 percent on Friday, extending their rise this year to 33 percent.Over budget and years late when it finally started up in 2010, the New Caledonia project accumulated nearly $1.3 billion in losses between 2014 and 2016, according to a June presentation to investors. (yahoo.com)
  • Murilo Ferreira, whom Schvartsman replaced as CEO in May, had decided to divest the New Caledonia nickel mine as part of a $15 billion asset sale plan announced in 2016 to reduce debt. (yahoo.com)
  • Reuters
  • RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's miner Vale SA said on Wednesday it had received bids to invest in its New Caledonia nickel project as the company reevaluates its nickel business. (reuters.com)
  • SYDNEY, June 2 (Reuters) - New Caledonia authorities said on Monday they have authorised a conditional restart of Brazil-based Vale's nickel operations, which were suspended more than three weeks ago after acid-tainted effluent spilled into a river. (reuters.com)
  • NEW YORK/VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Vale SA has decided to postpone the sale of a stake in its New Caledonia nickel mine after the initial bids for the asset came in at the lower end of expectations, two people with knowledge of the matter said. (yahoo.com)
  • Vale
  • One source said Vale was seeking an investment of $500 million to $1 billion in New Caledonia, which has suffered technical setbacks, a chemical spill and violent protests. (yahoo.com)
  • France
  • Matthew and Hunter Islands east of New Caledonia claimed by France and Vanuatu. (factmonster.com)
  • When New Caledonia was annexed by France in 1853, the development of the colony became tied to settler colonialism, mineral exploitation, ranching, and the establishment of a penal colony, all necessitating the expropriation of large tracts of native land. (culturalsurvival.org)
  • senior
  • The national pilot was launched by senior officials from New Caledonia, Guatemala and Vietnam at an event held at the Rio Conventions Pavilion during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (iucn.org)
  • From the earliest he can remember, Caledonia senior powerlifter Dalton Cantrell has always been bigger and stronger than his counterparts. (cdispatch.com)
  • Date
  • Only five species of these so-called 'flea' beetles, out of a global total of 60, had been found to date in New Caledonia, in the western Pacific. (redorbit.com)
  • tools
  • The researchers, from Spain and New Caledonia, used previously-developed molecular tools in order to classify the DNA sequences of the animals' diet, in particular chloroplast DNA (which is exclusive to plants). (redorbit.com)
  • years
  • The interest in New Caledonia has recently been renewed as a result of the discovery that the archipelago may have remained completely submerged over a lengthy period up until the Oligocene (more than 23.5 million years ago), when it emerged again, which would mean its fauna and flora originated much more recently than had previously been speculated", explains G³mez-Zurita. (redorbit.com)
  • The isolation of New Caledonia in the western Pacific, which became separated from Australia 70 million years ago, has led to "the evolution of some very unusual biotas that have not had any contact with the rest of the world for enormous period of time", the scientist explains. (redorbit.com)
  • During his four years on the Caledonia powerlifting team, he has won the district title four times, and completed a repeat in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A State Championship 308-plus weight class this past Saturday. (cdispatch.com)
  • season
  • Cyclone preparations begin in New Caledonia on 1 December, and the season lasts until the beginning of May, when it is more humid and warm. (noonsite.com)
  • High
  • Because [New Caledonia] is in a cyclonic, high wind region, the mounting system and solar modules are required to meet the highest criteria of wind resistance. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • island
  • Last week a solar power company based in Australia announced plans to build the world's first heart-shaped solar field in New Caledonia, a French island in the South Pacific that currently gets most of its energy from coal, oil, and gas. (nationalgeographic.com)