ArcelorMittal Starts Production at Liberian Iron Ore Project

8 June 2011 (Last Updated June 8th, 2011 18:30)

ArcelorMittal has begun production at its $1.5bn Mount Nimba iron ore project in Liberia, after work was halted last year. The company first shipment is scheduled for this month, ArcelorMittal global exploration manager for iron and coal Ian Cope told Reuters. ArcelorMittal is

ArcelorMittal has begun production at its $1.5bn Mount Nimba iron ore project in Liberia, after work was halted last year.

The company first shipment is scheduled for this month, ArcelorMittal global exploration manager for iron and coal Ian Cope told Reuters.

ArcelorMittal is also carrying out exploration at $2.2bn Faleme mine in Senegal.