Ambatovy is a large-tonnage, long-life nickel and cobalt mining enterprise located in Madagascar. Total project costs are more than US$ 7 billion1, making Ambatovy the largest-ever foreign investment in the country – and one of the biggest in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean region. Once it reaches full commercial production, it will have the annual capacity to produce 60,000 tonnes of refined nickel, 5,600 tonnes of cobalt, and 210,000 tonnes of ammonium sulphate fertilizer. Ambatovy is positioned to be among the world’s largest lateritic nickel mines.
Ambatovy aims to be a leader in operational efficiency, health and safety, environmental management, and social engagement – while contributing to the long-term prosperity of Madagascar.