Buchanan — Liberia’s Ministry of Lands and Mines has concluded a two-day technical go to to the ArcelorMittal Liberia Concession in Yekepa and Buchanan with a powerful indication that the operational, technical, and administrative conditions for the corporate to advance into the subsequent part of its mining operations are properly on the right track. A variety of very optimistic observations had been made, with some points additionally recognized as being areas that may be improved upon.
Headed by Honourable Emmanuel O. Sherman, Deputy Minister for Operations, others on the technical go to had been Rexford C. Sartuh, Assistant Minister for Mineral Exploration and Environmental Analysis, Fahnset Mulbah, Director of Concession, Samuel T.Ok. Wilson, Director of Mines, Joshua Arku, Inspector Basic of Mines, and Ernest M. Manseah, Director of Liberian Geological Survey.
In Yekepa, ArcelorMittal Liberia’s Chief Working Officer (COO) Johannes Heystek, reported to the technical staff on the corporate’s mining operations and supplied secure entry and assist for his or her go to to varied websites on the mines in addition to services operated by the corporate.
Areas visited in Yekepa by Deputy Minister Sherman and his technical staff included the Gangra and Tokadeh Mines, the ore crushing plant, the state-of-the-art Vocational Coaching Middle (VTC), the ArcelorMittal Liberia Faculties, the corporate’s hospital, and the Upkeep workshop.
Deputy Minister Sherman praised the very prime quality of coaching being supplied on the VTC and acknowledged the optimistic livelihood packages and environmental actions being supported by ArcelorMittal Liberia. He additionally pressured the necessity for enhancements in another areas.
“I’m impressed with the Vocational Coaching Middle (VTC). By way of human useful resource improvement, I believe the VTC is doing extraordinarily properly… … similar with the Environmental Division, they’re actually doing an awesome job. By way of the corporate’s faculties, the elementary division is doing properly, however the highschool wants enchancment. Relating to the hospital, the corporate has introduced some new gear and progressing with renovations, however I want to see this work quick tracked.”
The second leg of the go to took the Lands & Mines Ministry’s technical staff to Buchanan the place they had been obtained by Scott Lowe, Chief Govt Officer of ArcelorMittal Liberia.
Within the introductory assembly, CEO Lowe stated it was an awesome honour to welcome Deputy Minister Sherman and his staff and pressured that ArcelorMittal Liberia was proud to be working in Liberia for the final fifteen years.
“Much more importantly, now we have plans to proceed rising as firm, and we acknowledge the accountability now we have to stakeholders… our staff, surrounding communities, and the Authorities of Liberia (GOL),” defined CEO Lowe.