Vale's metallurgical coal production down 14% in Q1 2018

Vale’s metallurgical coal production decreased by 14.20% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, due to poor weather conditions at the company’s Moatize operations in Mozambique.

The company produced 1.40 million tonnes of metallurgical coal during the quarter, compared with 1.63 million tonnes in the corresponding period a year earlier, according to figures released by the miner on Monday April 16. Production was affected by “severe weather conditions during March” at...


Felipe Peroni

April 16, 2018

18:44 GMT

São Paulo