Our Sudbury Operations have been in operation for more than 100 years. With five mines, a mill, a smelter, a refinery and nearly 4,000 employees it is also one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world. Our products include nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver. 

If you have any questions or concerns about Vale’s Sudbury Operations, please call us on our Community Concerns Line at (705) 222-VALE (8253), for 24 hour service, seven days of the week. Or, email us at:

Read on for the latest updates from Vale in Sudbury.

Our Community


Vale is applying for a Site-Specific Standard Application for Nickel for its Copper Cliff Smelter. Learn more here!


Vale invites you to learn more about its Emergency Preparedness and Pandemic Response plans here.

The latest update on the Spanish & Vermillion Water Management Plant.

The materials and products we deliver play a critical role in keeping us and the rest of the world healthy.

The Clean AER Project is the largest environment investment in Sudbury's History


Our Environment

At Vale, we are committed to environmental sustainability. In fact, our Sudbury Operations are internationally recognized for progressive environmental reclamation and emissions reduction initiatives. Read more about our commitment to preserving local Air, Water, and Land and view some of our highlighted environmental projects below.