A Belgian steelworker facing unemployment who hanged himself at the weekend left a suicide note personally blaming Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal for closing plants across Europe, press reported on Tuesday.
ArcelorMittal may drop the its project in Jharkhand if clearance to it were delayed inordinately, a company Director Jeannot Krecke has said, a view contested by another official who deals with Indian operations.
ArcelorMittal on Wednesday announced the
appointment of Luxembourg`s Minister of Economy and Foreign
Trade Jeannot Krecké as a member of its board of directors in
place of Georges Schmit, who will step down by the month-end.
ArcelorMittal has short-listed some sites in northern Karnataka for its proposed steel plant involving nearly Rs 30,000 crore investment, ArcelorMittal India chief executive Vijay Bhatnagar said here on Friday.
Union Steel Minister Virbhadra
Singh today said the Centre is in talks with the Jharkhand and
Orissa governments to facilitate the multi-billion dollar
India projects of global steel giants ArcelorMittal and Posco.