Senate approves $1bn iron ore deal
30 April 2007
Liberia's Senate has approved a $1bn iron ore
mining contract with the world's largest steel producer, Arcelor Mittal,
opening the way for the project to start, the government said yesterday.
Liberia finally signs deal with Mittal Steel
29 December 2006
Liberia has signed a revised mining development deal with the world's
largest steelmaker Arcelor Mittal after agreeing on concessions which protect
its national interest, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said.
Better Iron Ore Deal for Liberia
12 December 2006
Liberia has renegotiated the terms of a massive iron ore agreement with the
world's largest steel company, Mittal. The original deal had been criticised by
lobby group Global Witness, which said it allowed Mittal to opt out of human
rights and environmental laws.
Liberia: Parliament ratifies controversial mining deal
14 September 2005
Panafrican News Agency (PANA)
The interim Liberian parliament has hastily ratified a US$900 million deal with Mittal Steel to
exploit the iron ore reserves in Nimba County,
amidst numerous protests. More...
Interim Government rushes to sign Mittal
19 August 2005
The Interim Government is
rushing to sign the US $ 1 billion deal with Mittal Steel before the elections.
Mano River Resources Inc.
On June 13, 2005,
Mano River Resources Inc. obtained a
Putu Range iron ore Prospect in
Eastern Liberia (Grand Gedeh County). More to follow.
Four multinationals interested in Nimba Iron Ore
14 January 2005
Four multinational mining companies have submitted bids to
reopen the iron ore mines in Nimba County: Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, Mittal Steel
and Global Infrastructure Holdings.