Exploration activities in Australia

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Exploration activities in Australia

Vale is currently undertaking a range of exploration programs in Australia focused mainly on coal and copper. The company holds exploration licences in the Bowen Basin and Galilee Basin in Queensland and studies are underway to determine the feasibility of developing operational mines in these locations.

Vale is also actively looking at other commodities around Australia. The company's exploration activities are conducted in accordance with legislative requirements and with agreement from landholders. Vale’s exploration Australasian headquarters are based in Brisbane, with support offices in Moranbah, Perth, the Philippines and Jakarta.