ArcelorMittal Liberia announces first iron ore shipmentMarch 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia, March 20 (IANS) Global steel giant ArcelorMittal Tuesday announced the first direct shipment of 1 million tonnes of iron ore from its Liberia mining operations.
The vessel carrying the iron ore will sail from the Buchanan terminal to its customer in China, said an ArcelorMittal statement reaching Xinhua in Monrovia, citing its Chief Executive Officer Rajesh Goel.
“We are only at the beginning of our operational development in Liberia which includes significant growth plans in cooperation with the Liberian government and our local communities,” the statement quoted Goel as saying.
Prior to commencing mining in Liberia, ArcelorMittal invested $800 million in rehabilitation of the railroad, port, and infrastructure around the mine in Yekepa.
- Of eggs, medicines and growing Indian connection in Liberia - Jan 23, 2011
- S&P; cuts ArcelorMittal ratings to junk status - Aug 03, 2012
- Jharkhand considering MoU renewal for ArcelorMittal steel plant - Aug 01, 2012
- ArcelorMittal, partner nearing absolute control of Baffinland - Feb 08, 2011
- ArcelorMittal set to buy Canadian iron ore company for $433 million - Dec 16, 2010
- Arcelor, partner in virtual takeover of iron-ore giant - Feb 19, 2011
- ArcelorMittal hikes bid for Canadian iron ore giant - Jan 01, 2011
- ArcelorMittal says it won't extend Canadian takeover offer - Dec 23, 2010
- ArcelorMittal again gets nod from Canadian company for takeover - Jan 05, 2011
- Rival betters ArcelorMittal's offer for Toronto mining company - Jan 03, 2011
- ArcelorMittal again extends bid for Canadian ore company - Jan 11, 2011
- ArcelorMittal forced to up bid for Canadian iron-ore giant - Dec 20, 2010
- Now ArcelorMittal joins rival in joint bid for Canadian ore co. - Jan 15, 2011
- ArcelorMittal sticks to offer deadline as rival raises bid - Dec 30, 2010
- ArcelorMittal bid goes before Canadian regulators - Dec 22, 2010
Tags: 1 million, arcelormittal, buchanan, chief executive officer, china, cooperation, global steel, goel, infrastructure, iron ore, liberia mining, liberian government, operational development, steel giant, tonnes, xinhua