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Schneider Electric and AVEVA Unify Vale Mining Operations to Improve Safety and Sustainability

  • Date 23 Aug 2021
  • Partners integrate operations across 15 distinct sites, at two major complexes
  • Operational safety, sustainability and efficiency all increased
  • London, UK – August 17, 2021 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, are powering the unification of operations for Vale, a global natural resources and mining company.

The combination of AVEVA and Schneider Electric software, technology and mining domain expertise is providing Vale with the ability to integrate, centralize, and remotely monitor operations across its Mariana and Itabira complexes in Brazil.

Vale ranks among the top five largest mining companies in the world. Headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, the world’s leading producer of iron ore, pellets and nickel employs a global workforce of over 170,000 people in 38 countries. The Mariana Complex and Itabira Complex are two of Vale’s major iron ore production sites, located in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Together, the complexes are responsible for more than 75% of the production data from Vale’s Minas Gerais mining operations. 

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