Grande Côte Opérations (Eramet)

Extracted materials:  zircon, ilmenite, rutile, and leucoxene

Audit timeline

Agreements signed with IRMA & SCS (auditor): April 2023

Stage 1 (desk audit): underway

Eramet GCO location on global map

Diogo, Thiès Region, Senegal

Audit details

Assessment type: Initial Audit

Assessment scope:  The assessment will include the open pit, crusher, grinder, concentrator, and on-site power generation at the Eramet Group’s Grande Côte Opérations (GCO), located near Diogo in Senegal’s Thiès Region. During the assessment the impacts and issues associated with the site will be reviewed, and each operation and facility will be visited.

Audit status:  Stage 1 (desk audit) underway.

Audit firm: SCS Global Services. (website)

Stakeholder engagement:  to provide input or participate in audits contact:

SCS Global Services
2000 Powell St. #600 Emeryville, California, USA 94608

Audit-related complaints

  • To file a complaint about the audit results (e.g., achievement level, scores, content of audit reports) contact SCS Global Services at
  • To file a complaint about auditors or Certification Bodies (e.g., performance, competencies, potential conflicts of interest, etc.): file a complaint with IRMA.

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