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ArcelorMittal’s response to the report “ArcelorMittal: Going nowhere slowly” by Global Action on ArcelorMittal

Author: ArcelorMittal, Published on: 22 May 2009

The ArcelorMittal Group does not endorse this report, as many of the allegations found in the report are inaccurate…[I]n Liberia, we have developed a detailed Social Action and Resettlement Plan for affected communities which is designed to World Bank/ IFC Policy on Involuntary Resettlement…In 2008, our Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate improved to 2.3 per million man hours, compared to 3.3 in 2007…We also have a plan…to ensure that every ArcelorMittal site is registered to the international occupational Health and Safety management system specification OHSAS 18001:2007 standards by 2011…ArcelorMittal Temirtau (Kazakhstan) [is] among those sites…91% of our production sites are [ISO 14001] certified. This includes our plants in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Macedonia and South Africa…

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This is a response from the following companies: Arcelor Mittal