Sherritt International Corp.
Sherritt International Corp. is a natural resource company which operates principally in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. The company has interests in nickel and cobalt mining, processing and refining; oil and gas exploration, development and production; electricity generation; and, thermal coal technology and production. It operates through four segments: Metals, Oil & Gas, Power and Corporate & Other. The Metals segment comprises of all mining, processing and marketing activities of nickel and cobalt and includes the production and sale of agricultural fertilizers. The Oil & Gas segment includes the oil and gas operations in Cuba as well as the exploration and development of oil and gas in Cuba, Spain, Pakistan and the United Kingdom. The Power segment includes the operations in Cuba which construct and operate electricity generating plants that provide electricity in Cuba and includes an electricity generating plant in Madagascar. The Corporate & Other segment is comprised of the metallurgical technology business, management of cash and short-term investments, and general corporate activities. The company was founded on October 4, 1995 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.