Vale informs about the extension of railway concessions


Vale informs about the extension of railway concessions

Rio de Janeiro, July 2nd, 2018 - Vale S.A. (Vale) informs that it is participating in the process of early extension of its railway concessions which expire in 2027. 

The approval for the early extension of the concessions will be submitted to the Board of Directors after the analysis of the compensations required by the Federal Government to be formalized after the stage of public hearings. 

Vale will keep the market informed if there is any new relevant information related to such process.


For further information, please contact:

André Figueiredo:
André Werner:
Carla Albano Miller:
Fernando Mascarenhas:
Samir Bassil:
Bruno Siqueira:
Clarissa Couri:
Renata Capanema:

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Vale informs about the extension of railway concessions