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Vale updates on the Laranjeiras tailings dam

Vale informs that it has become aware of the ruling by the Lower Public Treasury Court of Belo Horizonte (1ª Vara da Fazenda Pública e Autarquias da Comarca de Belo Horizonte), within the scope of the public civil action n° 5013909-51.2019.8.13.0024, filed by Public Prosecution Office of the State of Minas Gerais, that authorized the resumption of activities at the Laranjeiras tailings dam and the Brucutu mine, and also required the Environment and Sustainable Development (Secretaria de Estado de Meio Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Sustentável, "SEMAD") to comply with the decision.
The operation at Brucutu mine remains halted awaiting for the developments of the above-mentioned decision in the scope of SEMAD. Vale will keep the market informed of further updates.


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