The county coordinator of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority in Sinoe says at least 85 percent of canoes have completed their annual registration. Andrew Doe said this came as a result of enforcement by the Coast Guard.
To ensure social distancing during market day, authorities in Voinjama have asked traders to use an open sports field to set up their market, instead of convening at the Voinjama Central Market, which often becomes overcrowded.
Following a recent ten percent reduction of its workforce, Golden Veroleum has turned over two facilities to Butaw, including a US$40,000 market building and a US$120,000 school annex.
ArcelorMittal has confirmed that one of its locomotives has killed a 34-year-old father of five in Bunadin, located within Nimba’s eighth electoral district.
Steel giant ArcelorMittal has announced the suspension of operations at its Buchanan concession after three new COVID-19 cases were announced by the Grand Bassa County Health Team. The cases are related to the company’s first Coronavirus positive case it reported on May 14. It was also the first case reported in the county.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Nimba has burned US$5,000 worth of expired goods seized from a Ganta warehouse of the Jungle Water Group of Investment Company.
Golden Veroleum Liberia, the oil palm giant operating plantations in Grand Kru and Sinoe, has decided to lay off 443 of its workforce.
Mining giant ArcelorMittal has reported its first case of COVID-19 in the mining concession area in Buchanan, Grand Bassa.