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“Transforming Tomorrow”, ArcelorMittal-Liberia Graduates 50 young Liberian Technocrats from ArcelorMittal-Liberia Training Academy

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Yekepa, Nimba County Liberia: – The ArcelorMittal-Liberia Training Academy (AMLTA) this Saturday hold its second graduation exercises in Yekepa, with 50 young Liberians earning diplomas in different disciplines after three years of study.

The graduation ceremony took place at the African Bible College University in Yekepa, Nimba County.

The graduates, including three females are from all parts of Liberia, with Nimba, Bong and Grand Bassa dominating. Fifteen of them earned diplomas as diesel mechanics, thirteen in electrical engineering, ten in fitting, and the remaining twelve in boiler making.

Among several dignitaries that grace the graduation is the honorable Minister of Labor of Liberia, Charles Gibson, who delivered the keynote address.

ArcelorMittal-Liberia 50 VTA Graduates

Launched in 2018, the ArcelorMittal-Liberia Training Academy is an initial USD$ 7million investment by the company to provide improved technical, educational opportunities in several disciplines for young Liberians to enhance the workforce and economic development for a prosperous Liberia.

Formerly known as the Vocational Training Center, the institution has been transformed into the ArcelorMittal-Liberia Training Academy, offering a wider range of technical vocational training, as well as other professional programs. With its Phase-II Expansion Project underway, ArcelorMittal-Liberia has committed to utilize its training academy and its external network to train and prepare more Liberians to meet demands for the highly technical skills associated with operating complex technology such as the concentrator that is under construction.

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