Vale informs on the suspension of interdiction of the Itabira Complex

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6/17/2020

Vale informs on the suspension of interdiction of the Itabira Complex

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Vale informs that, on this date, the Sub-Secretariat for Labour Inspection, in Minas Gerais, issued a Term of Suspension of Interdiction of the Itabira mining complex, comprising by the Conceição, Cauê and Periquito mines, determining the total suspension of the interdiction initially determined by the Sub-Secretariat for Labour Inspection itself, which concluded in its technical report that additional measures adopted by Vale were considered satisfactory to mitigate the risk of workers' contamination during their labour activities.

Vale reaffirms that it is aware of its socioeconomic responsibility and, since the beginning of the pandemic, it has been looking for ways to contribute to the Brazilian society in the fight against the virus, protecting its employees and the communities close to its operations.

The Itabira Complex activities were halted since June 5th, 2020 and the production impact was lower than 1 Mt. The operation will be gradually resumed and there is no need to revise the iron ore production guidance of 310-330 Mt in 2020.

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Vale informs on the suspension of interdiction of the Itabira Complex