Commodities: Aluminum, Bauxite, Coal, Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Iron Ore, Lead, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Palladium, Phosphate Rock, Platinum, Potash, Silver, Zinc, 3E (Pt+Pd+Au)
Head Office: Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
Vale is a publicly traded corporation whose predominant activities are mining, processing and sale of iron ore, pellets, gold, manganese and potash, as well as port and railroad transportation services. Vale is the second largest metals and mining company in the world, one of the 25 largest publicly traded companies in the world and the largest private sector company in Latin America.
Vale is the world’s largest producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, key raw material for steelmaking, and the world’s second largest producer of nickel, which is used to produce stainless steel, aircraft, mobile phones, batteries, special batteries for hybrid electric vehicles and other products. We also produce manganese, ferroalloys, thermal and coking coal, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, and fertilizer nutrients, important raw materials for the global industrial and food production industries.