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Vol 56 No 16

Published 6th August 2015


Guinea

Whose line is it anyway?

Two major mining companies are locked in combat over access to the railway line to export iron ore

The giant iron and steel producer ArcelorMittal has dragged Guinea and Liberia into its quarrel with Sable Mining over access to the rail export route. The line runs from Yekepa, in Liberia’s Nimba County but close to Guinea’s iron ore mines, to the bulk export terminal at the Liberian port of Buchanan.

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