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With operations, offices, exploration projects and joint ventures spread across five continents, Vale is a world leader in the mining sector. Headquartered in Brazil, the company operates in more than 30 countries and employs more than 195,000 people (including employees and long-term contractors). 

It is currently the global leader in iron ore and the second biggest nickel producer. Vale also produces copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, fertilizers, cobalt and platinum group metals. In addition, it operates in the logistics, steel, energy and fertilizers sectors. 

Vale's Mission:
To transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development

Vale's Vision:
To be the number one global natural resources company in creating long term value, through excellence and passion for people and the planet

Vale's Values: 

  1. Life matters most
  2. Value our people
  3. Prize our planet
  4. Do what is right
  5. Improve together
  6. Make it happen


Vale replaces the rails of the railway bridge 1.7 km which gives access to the Terminal of the Guaíba Island, in the River, so that coaches support 130 tons.
The expansion works of the Estrada de Ferro Carajás are in full swing in Maranhão and Pará. The forecast is that it be duplicated until 2018 through connecting patios for manoeuvre, which means the co

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