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ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan

While fatal accidents at the ArcelorMittal Temirtau mines continue, the company has so far not provided sufficient information to allow an assessment whether an EBRD funded project to improve health and safety conditions is being implemented successfully.

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In 2007, ArcelorMittal (AM) received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support further improvements of health and safety practices in its mining complex ArcelorMittal Temirtau (AMT).

ArcelorMittal’s success in securing yet another loan by a public finance institution contrasts starkly with the shortcomings of the previous AMT improvement project that was supported by the EBRD and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Bankwatch, the Center for Introduction of New Environmentally Safe Technologies in Kazakhstan and the coalition Global Action on ArcelorMittal (GAAM) have called for greater transparency and participation in project planning and implementation and for more scrutiny by the EBRD to ensure the effectiveness of activities financed by its loans.

Arcelor Mittal and the mining complex in Temirtau

Temirtau is a town with a population of 170 000 in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. Founded in the early 20th century, the city rapidly expanded with the opening of its massive steelworks during the 1950s. Temirtau is heavily dependent on the steelworks for employment.

ArcelorMittal acquired the metal and mining complex in 1995. The ArcelorMittal Temirtau complex (AMT, formerly Mittal Steel Temirtau and Ispat) includes eight coal mines and one of the world’s largest integrated steel plant (i.e. a plant realising the full production cycle).

ArcelorMittal’s social and environmental record in Temirtau - the EBRD-IFC loan (1997-2006)

Temirtau remains one of the most polluted cities in Kazakhstan. There is no evidence of an improved environmental situation.

In 2006 ArcelorMittal completed a project supported by an EBRD and IFC syndicated loan of 250 million USD (approved in 1997). One of the project’s objectives was to improve the environmental and health and safety performance of ArcelorMittal Temirtau through the implementation of three Environmental Action Plans (EAPs).

Despite the EBRD’s claims that the project was implemented successfully, Temirtau remains one of the most polluted cities in Kazakhstan and there is no evidence of an improved environmental situation. In March 2010 the Karaganda Regional Prosecutor’s Office fined AMT for excess air pollution and for having no documentation for recording the main environmental characteristics of the operation procedures.

Equally poor is AM’s record regarding the health and safety performance of its Temirtau coal mines. More than a hundred miners have died in a number of accidents in the years 2004-2010. The frequency of accidents and number of deaths naturally raises questions about AM’s implementation of the project.

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