Bomi Hills

Bomi Hills

 

a mining settlement in Liberia, located in Montserrado County, north of Monrovia. Since 1951 the extraction of iron ore (with an iron content of 57 to 68 percent) has been controlled by a US company. The ore is transported to the coast by railroad.

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Mr Loveday's iron ore processing and design experience has included testwork and process studies for Weld Range, the Rio Tinto Low Grade Pilot Plant and Extension Hill in WA, Roper Bar in the Northern Territory, Marampa in Sierra Leone, Sesa Goa - Dempo in India and Bomi Hills in Liberia.
Additionally to this, a decommissioned standard gauge iron ore railway alignment exists from the Bomi Hills mine to the port of Monrovia; 20 kilometres east from the easternmost magnetic anomaly.
The Western Cluster Iron Ore Deposits includes the Mano River Iron Ore Deposits, the western portion of Bomi Hills Iron Ore Deposits and the Bea Mountains Iron Ore Deposits.
In Bomi Hills, the capital of Bomi County, Jenkins' former mission building lies in ruins on a small hill that bears testimony to the horror of this war.
Under the 25-year Mineral Development Agreement signed with the Government of Liberia in August 2011, the county holds the Bomi Hills Mines which is one of the three iron ore concession areas presented to the company.