Business

What do we do?

We are one of the world’s largest mining companies. We are leaders in the production of iron ore, pellets and nickel. We also have major operations in the areas of logistics, power and steelmaking.

Mining

We are the largest producer of iron ore, pellets and nickel. We also produce manganese, ferroalloys, coal, copper, gold, silver, cobalt and fertilizers.

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Logistics

To guarantee speed and safety in the transportation of our minerals, we have an integrated system of mines, railways, ships and ports. We are a leader in the provision of logistics services in Brazil and the country’s largest exporter.

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Power

To support our operations and meet our demands, we invest in power generation, especially hydropower.

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Steelmaking

We operate in the global steel market through joint ventures. In Brazil, our home country, our investment in steelmaking is in line with our strategic plan.

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Vale
across the world

Learn about our activities in the roughly 30 countries where we are present.

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Carajás S11D
Iron Project

We are working to generate prosperity, with social responsibility and respect for the environment.

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Railways

We operate railways in Brazil and other countries, responsible for transporting our operational sites’ output to global markets.

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Ports

The ports operated by Vale are ready to accommodate all kinds of ships, taking our products across the world.

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