The oil palm company Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) has expressed appreciation for Greenpeace progress report on its principal investor, Golden Agri Resources (GAR). On 22 December 2014, Greenpeace published a report on Gar, giving its views on GVL operations here.
--As Sethi dedicates new factory
Industrial and manufacturing complexes are beginning to spring up in Liberia with more made in Liberian goods appearing on the shelves of Super Markets and shops.
The Management of Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) on 1 December 2014 promoted Miss Brenda Howard and Miss Isaline Kollie [all Liberians staff] to the positions of Administrative Manager and Administrative Assistant respectively.
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The National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) Tuesday announced that the Liberia Basin 2014 competitive bid round has closed.
The Government of Liberia is appealing for the return of investors, companies and contractors that halted operations and left the country due to the Ebola crisis, reminding that “the period of forced-manjure” has ended.
A NewDawn’s survey reveals that marketers in Margibi County are seriously complaining about the lack of business transaction. Marketers in Kakata, Weala and areas of Firestone in Margibi lamented that customers hardly go to their various stalls to buy, which is causing their products to rot. They sell various foodstuffs such as rice, pepper, oil, fish, and biscuits, among others. Others are involved in the sale of used clothes, cosmetics, and varieties of skin products.
ArcelorMittal Liberia’s Livelihood Program for affected persons from around Mt. Tokadeh footprint in Nimba County continues despite the Ebola here, with Land Access, Livelihood Restoration, Vulnerable People Assistance Program, and Cultural Heritage Management forming key components of the current scope of activities.
The Liberia Timber Union Association or LTA has strongly rejected a US$150m forest deal recently signed between Liberia and Norway, demanding a public debate on the letter of intent. The LTA’s President Rudolph Merab, told reporters at Mamba Point Hotel in Monrovia Monday that they will not accept a repeat of the 2006 scenario where all concession agreements were illegally cancelled by an Executive Order.
An agreement signed for urgently needed work to upgrade the runway and address safety at Liberia’s main airport, the Roberts International Airport is being supported by Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank, following an agreement signed in Washington D.C.