1880 – SLN
Creation of SLN (Société Le Nickel) following Jules Garnier’s discovery of nickel ore in New Caledonia.
1907 – Aubert & Duval
Creation of French company Aubert & Duval, specialising in forging and heat treatment. The company became an Eramet subsidiary in 1999.
1985 – Eramet-SLN
Creation of the parent company Eramet-SLN, bringing together local mining activities in New Caledonia. The company changed its name to Eramet in 1992.
1985 – Comilog
46% integration of Comilog (Compagnie Minière de l’Ogooué), enabling Eramet to expand its mining business to manganese. Later, in 1996, the group became the company's main shareholder. Founded in 1953, Comilog has been operating the Moanda manganese mine in Gabon since 1962.
1992 – Erasteel
Creation of a new entity called Erasteel, uniting the French company La Commentryenne and Sweden's Kloster Speedsteel, acquired in 1989 and 1991 respectively. Eramet becomes the world leader in the high-speed steel sector.
1994 – Stock market launch
Eramet Group launches on the secondary market of the Paris stock market, with 30% of its capital invested.
2006 – Weda Bay Nickel
Acquisition of the world-class Weda Bay Nickel deposit in Indonesia.
2014 – C2M and mineral sand mining
Launch of the Moanda Metallurgical Complex (C2M), a facility for converting mineral into silicomanganese and manganese metal in Gabon, and startup of operations to mine mineral sands (zircon and titanium) with TiZir's Grande Côte Opérations (GCO) project in Senegal. The company TiZir was fully integrated in 2018.
2015 – A subsidiary specialising in a fully-integrated solution for aviation-grade titanium
Participation in setting up a subsidiary specialising in a fully-integrated solution for aviation-grade titanium, from mining to delivery of the finished parts. EcoTitanium, Europe’s first plant to manufacture titanium ingots by recycling, was brought online two years later in Saint-Georges-de-Mons in the Puy-de-Dôme region.
2017 – SBF 120
Reintegration in the SBF 120 index following an increase in the Group’s free float and market capitalisation surpassing €3 billion.
2019 – Eramet Ideas
Inauguration of Eramet Ideas, the Group’s ambitious subsidiary dedicated to R&D and innovation.
2019 – Mining exploration project in Cameroon
Permit obtained to conduct exploration work on the rutile block in Akonolinga, Cameroon, in search of mineral sands.
2020 – Nickel ferroalloys in Indonesia
Start-up of the Weda Bay Nickel ferroalloy production plant in Indonesia and first sale by Eramet.
2021 – EuGeLi
Success of the first lithium extraction pilot from geothermal brine in Alsace (France) as part of the EuGeLi (European Geothermal Lithium Brine) project.