ArcelorMittal Foundation Supports Haitian Relief with US$100,000 donation

MONTREAL, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - In response to the devastating January 12th earthquake in Port au Prince, Haiti, the ArcelorMittal Global Foundation is donating $100,000 in US dollars through its emergency aid fund. Monies will be provided to the "Doctors without Borders (MSF) organization which is already working on relief efforts in Haiti. ArcelorMittal Montreal Inc. is Canada's fourth largest steel producer and currently employs approximately one thousand seven hundred and fifty eight (1,758) people.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are reporting significant damage to their Haiti medical facilities, injuries to patients and staff, and the need to treat hundreds of incoming wounded patients.

ArcelorMittal's collaborative effort with "Doctors Without Borders" will extend for a two-month timeframe, further ensuring support for both emergency relief and recovery efforts.

ArcelorMittal employees interested in supporting Haiti relief efforts with individual donations are being encouraged to contact Doctors without borders: http://www.msf.org/ or they can donate to the Canadian Red Cross through any of the Chartered banks in Canada.

A wholly owned subsidiary of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel company, ArcelorMittal Mines Canada is one of Canada's leading suppliers of iron ore to steel markets around the world, generating some 40 per cent of Canada's total production. As both a mining and primary processing company, it operates extensive facilities on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence Gulf, in the Province of Quebec. Mont-Wright is where the Company operates one of the largest open-pit mines in North America, as well as an iron ore concentration plant. The site is linked by Company rail to the industrial complex of Port-Cartier, where rail workshops, an internationally competitive pellet plant, a private port and the Company's corporate offices are located. Committed to the principles of sustainable development, the Canadian mining subsidiary of ArcelorMittal has built its reputation on the pursuit of excellence, quality products, the skills of its 2,000 talented employees and environmental leadership in the industry, as well as effective management that creates shareholder value. For more information, please visit www.arcelormittal.com/minescanada.

Filiale à part entière d'ArcelorMittal, le numéro un mondial de la sidérurgie, ArcelorMittal Mines Canada est l'un des principaux fournisseurs canadiens de produits de minerai de fer destinés au marché mondial de l'acier, produisant à lui seul près de 40 pour cent de la production totale du pays. Oeuvrant à la fois dans le secteur de l'exploitation minière et de l'industrie de la première transformation, elle possède d'imposantes installations au Québec, sur la côte nord du golfe Saint-Laurent. À Mont-Wright, elle exploite l'un des plus vastes gisements à ciel ouvert en Amérique du Nord ainsi qu'une usine de concentration du minerai de fer. Ce site est lié par la ligne ferroviaire de 420 kilomètres de la Compagnie au complexe industriel de Port-Cartier où se trouvent l'usine de bouletage, l'une des plus performantes au monde, le port privé, les ateliers ferroviaires et le siège administratif de l'entreprise. Souscrivant aux principes du développement durable, ArcelorMittal Mines Canada est reconnue pour l'excellence de ses produits, la grande compétence de ses quelque 2000 employés, le leadership qu'elle exerce dans son milieu, de même que pour sa gestion efficace favorisant l'accroissement de l'avoir des actionnaires. Pour plus de renseignements, visitez www.arcelormittal.com/minescanada.

SOURCE ARCELORMITTAL DOFASCO INC.

For further information: For further information: www.arcelormittal.com/minescanada

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