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Vale Inco - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

20 Pages GlobalData June 23, 2011 SKU: GBDT6424520

Vale Inco - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


Vale Inco (Vale) is principally engaged in producing nickel and nickel specialty products. Vale also produces copper, cobalt and precious metals which are used to manufacture stainless steel and batteries. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vale (Vale S.A.) of Brazil. The company also mines and processes copper, gold, cobalt, and platinum group metals. The company has its mines and processing facilities at Thompson, Manitoba, Voisey’s Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Sorowako, Indonesia. Vale also operates metal refineries located at Port Colborne, Canada as well as Clydach and Acton in the UK. Vale generates 23% of the total electricity through hydro energy and 75% through coal, natural gas, fuel oil and diesel for its own operations. In addition, the company owns a cutting-edge waste processing facility, in metco, and also operates a specialty products operation called Novamet. Vale is also involved in exploration and mining business in Indonesia, New Caledonia, Australia, and Brazil. The company is headquartered in Ontario, Canada.

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  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.
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June 23, 2011

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