Business

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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Nickel in Indonesia

Nickel in Indonesia

Our integrated mining and processing facilities are in Sorowako, South Sulawesi. Our production lines produce nickel matte of 75,000 metric tonnes per year.

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

We build and operate three hydropower plants with a total capacity of 365 Megawatts. PT Vale has been using clean energy since the early years of the Company's operations.

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