Vale Leads Brazil’s Mining Industry

By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vale is the world's largest producer of iron ore, and the second largest mining company in the world, and along with Petrobras, headquartered in Rio de Janeiro. On January 30th a fourth Vale Canada worker died within twelve months, prompting Vale to temporarily close all seven of its nickel mines in Sudbury, Ontario.

This just after on January 27th, Vale received the critical Public Eye award from The Berne Declaration and . . .

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