Vale is a metals and mining company based in Brazil. The Company is engaged in the production of iron ore and iron ore pellets and the production of nickel. The Company produces manganese ore, ferroalloys, bauxite, alumina and kaolin. The Company also produces aluminum, copper, coal, potash, cobalt, platinum group metals and other products. In addition, the Company is engaged in mineral exploration efforts in countries around the globe. The Company operates logistics systems in Brazil, including railroads, maritime terminals and a port, which are integrated with its mining operations. Further, the Company is building a maritime freight portfolio to transport iron ore. The Company maintains investments in the energy and steel businesses.
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