Vale starts tailings filtration plant at Vargem Grande

Vale starts tailings filtration plant at Vargem Grande

Vale plans four plants at an estimated total cost of US$2.3 billion.

Vale increasing Timbopeba production

Vale increasing Timbopeba production

Vale is aiming to increase the proportion of its iron ore production through dry processing to 70%.

Vale creates sustainability office

Vale creates sustainability office

Appoints Maria Luiza de Oliveira Pinto e Paiva as head

Sustainability

22 FEBRUARY 2021
Vale invests US$6M in CO2-free steel firm Boston Metal

Vale invests US$6M in CO2-free steel firm Boston Metal

Boston Metal is developing a Molten Oxide Electrolysis (MOE) technology

Sustainability

09 FEBRUARY 2021
 Vale to restart Vargem Grande pellet production

Vale to restart Vargem Grande pellet production

The pelletizing plant has a nominal capacity of 7 million tonnes per year.

Plant

22 JANUARY 2021
Vale receives approval for 18Mtpy Capanema project

Vale receives approval for 18Mtpy Capanema project

Receives licences for project in Brazil

Plant

22 DECEMBER 2020
Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

Samarco to restart in the coming weeks: BHP

It has been five years since Fundao tailings dam disaster in Brazil.

Life-cycle / End of li...

15 DECEMBER 2020
Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Operational start-up of Sol do Cerrado expected by fourth quarter 2022.

Investment

02 DECEMBER 2020
Brazil approves Vale's Serra Leste expansion

Brazil approves Vale's Serra Leste expansion

Vale plans to increase its capacity to 10 million t/yr.

Development

30 NOVEMBER 2020
Vale turns upcycled tailings into construction materials

Vale turns upcycled tailings into construction materials

The plant will convert sandy tailings from Vale ore processing activities into bricks.

Sustainability

24 NOVEMBER 2020
Vale demolishing Stobie mine

Vale demolishing Stobie mine

Buildings at the site such as the crusher plant, mill and hoist building have already been removed.

Operational Excellence

14 OCTOBER 2020
NORCAT, Vale launch Canada startup challenge

NORCAT, Vale launch Canada startup challenge

Solutions sought for challenges such as acid train car loading and underground operator alertness.

Innovation

25 SEPTEMBER 2020