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Arcelor merged with Mittal Steel in August 2006 to form Arcelor Mittal.

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8 November 2006

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Author: BBC

In the immediate post war period [in Liberia], multinationals secured highly profitable deals which critics say will do little to benefit the country. Foreign investment is crucial to Liberia's recovery but to what extent are multinationals a mixed...

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20 October 2006

Kazakh president's daughter seeks new punishment for safety breaches after deadly mine blast [broken link - kept for users' reference]

Author: Associated Press

The Kazakh president's influential daughter said her party had drafted a bill to toughen punishment for labor violations in response to a blast that killed 41 workers at a Mittal-owned mine, according to an article published Friday. Lawmaker Dariga...

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13 October 2006

Mittal Steel will compensate Kazakh miners injured in blast

Author: Associated Press

The Kazakh president's influential daughter said her party had drafted a bill to toughen punishment for labor violations in response to a blast that killed 41 workers at a Mittal-owned mine, according to an article published Friday. Lawmaker Dariga...

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4 October 2006
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Author: Afrik.com

Le géant de l’acier Mittal Steel [partie d'Arcelor Mittal] est accusé par Global Witness d’avoir floué le gouvernement libérien dans le cadre d’un accord de développement minier signé en août 2005. Selon l’ONG britannique, le texte dépossède le...

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4 October 2006

Liberia hands Mittal "state within a state"-report

Author: Alphonso Toweh, Reuters

The world's largest steel group Mittal Steel [now part of Arcelor Mittal] exploited a legal void in war-torn Liberia to snap up enormous iron reserves in a deal which makes it a "state within a state", Global Witness said in a report. The corporate...

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2 October 2006

Mittal Steel’s US$900 million deal in Liberia is inequitable, says new Global Witness report

Author: Global Witness

A $900 million mining deal between the world's largest steel company, Mittal Steel [now part of Arcelor Mittal], and the Government of Liberia is heavily weighted against the interests of [Liberia]...and it should be substantially re-negotiated,...

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1 October 2006

[PDF] full report: "Heavy Mittal? A State within a State: The inequitable Mineral Development Agreement between the Government of Liberia and Mittal Steel Holdings NV"

Author: Global Witness

Mittal Steel [now part of Arcelor Mittal] should...[r]eview the current policies in order to adopt and implement clearer policy on human rights and the environment across the Mittal Group operations that reflects international human rights standards.....

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28 July 2006

Investors fly in to tap Orissa's mineral riches [India]

Author: Khozem Merchant, Financial Times

Naveen Patnaik, the chief minister of Orissa, says his officials have signed memoranda of understanding for investments totalling Rs2,000bn ($43bn). The memoranda should convert into blast furnaces, refineries and smelters over the next five to seven...

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1 March 2006

Ceres ranks 100 global companies on climate change strategies - BP, DuPont receive top scores, while Newmont, ExxonMobil, Sempra Energy & Nissan lag

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1 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection"

Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres

This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...

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