CONTRECOEUR, May 11, 2017 – ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada has decided to contribute to the support for flood victims in eastern Canada with a donation of $2,500 to the Canadian Red Cross fund.
“We want to support the Red Cross initiative and help those who are going through this difficult time near our host communities and elsewhere in Quebec and Canada,” said Sujit Sanyal, Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada. “We also encourage our employees to make personal donations to give the victims as much assistance as possible.”
Donations can be made to the Canadian Red Cross via their Web site www.redcross.ca or by calling 1 800 418-1111.
The Red Cross Spring Floods Appeal aids people affected by the flooding with shelter, food, basic home repairs, children’s needs and personal services.
Many areas near ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada facilities, including Montérégie and the western part of the Montreal Island, have been affected by unprecedented high water levels.
About ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada’s (long-canada.arcelormittal.com) mission is to safely manufacture sustainable steel in accordance with its values of health and safety, quality, leadership and sustainability. The company employs about 1,700 people in Contrecoeur, Longueuil, Montreal and Hamilton. It operates a scrap-metal recycling and conversion centre, an iron-ore reduction plant, two steel mills, three rolling mills and two wire-drawing mills. The group has an annual production capacity of over 2 million tons of steel and generates economic spinoffs of more than $1 billion per year.
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is part of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with a presence in more than 60 countries.