AT A GLANCE: Vale’s iron ore fines production increases 14.2% in Q1

A summary of Brazilian miner Vale’s iron ore results for the first quarter of 2021 as stated in its latest production and sales report released on Monday April 19.

In brief

Production of iron ore fines increased by 14.2% year on year, supported by gradual resumption of operations in Timbopeba, Fabrica and Vargem Grande complexes, a stronger performance in Serra Norte and lower rainfall in January. The restart of Serra Leste operations partially offset the production loss due to maintenances in S11D and lower performance at the Itabira complex related to tailings disposal restrictions. Production...

Published

Zihao Yu

April 20, 2021

07:40 GMT

Singapore