Companies Tackle Escalating Ebola Crisis

As new Ebola infections continue to rise 'exponentially' in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, a private-sector initiative that began months ago is growing and is forging ties with governments, health organizations and the United Nations. Corporate officials have joined front-line medical responders in calling for better global coordination and a faster pipeline for personnel and supplies.


Photo: Alcoa

A literacy program in 13 villages in Guinea funded by an Alcoa/Rio Tinto Alcan partnership that has helped residents increase employment opportunities.

Photo: Rio Tinto

President of Guinea Alpha Conde visiting the deep water port of Simandou in July 2014 which was constructed to handle iron ore exports from Rio Tinto mines.

Photo: Rio Tinto

Rio Tinot's Simandou mine in Guinea

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Barge loading at London Mining's Thofeyim river terminal in Sierra Leone

Radial stacker and stockpile at London Mining's Thofeyim river terminal in Marampa, Sierra Leone

Double stock pile at the London Mining iron ore mine in Marampa, Sierra Leone

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