Feb 04 2019 · The views over Liberia Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire are stunning and the region’s mining history evident every step of the way is fascinating In my opinion climbing Mount Nimba is one of the best things to do in Liberia Mt Nimba used to be even taller before the Swedish mining company Lamco carved it up in the 60’s and 70’s
Around the 23minute mark in the short film Uppland an unidentified voice speaks over a series of historical images of Yekepa and American the speaker is presumably a former resident of the town Yekepa was a LAMCO company town in Liberia’s Nimba Mountains home to hundreds of the Swedish mining conglomerate’s employeesRead More
Jan 01 2020 · Earlier research on Cold War resource politics has not focused significantly on the interests of smaller noncolonial industrialized states This paper examines the iron mining company LAMCO in Liberia dominated strategically and operationally by Swedish actors and interests between the mid1950s and the late 1980sRead More
Mining at Mount Tokadeh in Nimba County Liberia took place between 1973 and the early 1990s linked to iron ore mining in the East Nimba Range carried out by LAMCO and then LIMINCO Mining at Tokadeh is currently undertaken as part of ArcelorMittal’s Phase 1 DirectRead More
In Yekepas heyday the Liberian American Swedish Chemicals Company LAMCO ran the highgrade ore mine from the 1950s until Charles Taylors rebels invaded in 1989 On the towns outskirts jungle encroaches on remnants of that time a vast art deco swimming pool rusty trains and the whitewashed skeletal remains of buildings picked cleanRead More
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