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Vale becomes ICMM's 24th member company

3 October 2017

Vale S.A. (Vale), Brazil’s largest iron ore producer and the world’s fourth largest mining company becomes the 24th company member of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).

ICMM Chief Executive Officer, Tom Butler, warmly welcomed Vale into the membership. 'The addition of Vale will bring a unique and especially valuable perspective to ICMM, given its extensive emerging market exposure. We are delighted to welcome the company to the Council again', said Mr Butler.

Vale is a publicly traded company, headquartered in Brazil with a presence in some 30 countries across four continents.


Notes for editors

ICMM is an international organisation dedicated to improving the safety, social and environmental performance of the mining and metals industry. We bring together 24 of the world’s leading mining and metals companies employing about 1 million people globally, as well as over 30 regional and commodity associations.

  • African Rainbow Minerals
  • AngloGold Ashanti
  • Anglo American
  • Antofagasta Minerals
  • Areva
  • Barrick
  • BHP
  • Codelco
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Glencore
  • Goldcorp
  • Gold Fields
  • Hydro
  • JX Nippon Mining & Metals
  • Lonmin
  • Mitsubishi Materials
  • MMG
  • Newmont
  • Polyus
  • Rio Tinto
  • South32
  • Sumitomo Metal Mining
  • Teck
  • Vale

Introductions to ICMM member companies are available at: www.icmm.com/en-gb/members

For more information please contact:

Mike Eames

Email: mike.eames@icmm.com

Mobile: +44 (0) 7881 316 724