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Vale commences R$100 000 donations to the families of each missing or deceased person

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Global Mining Review,

Vale has commenced the registration of those eligible to receive the R$100 000 donation to families that have lost family members in the breach of Dam I of the Bean Stream mine in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais (Brazil).

Registration hours will be today from 14:00 - 18:00, and the following days, from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., primarily at the Brumadinho Knowledge Center. It will also be possible to register at the Bean Community Center.

Those eligible to receive the donation include representatives of Vale employees, third party employees and of the missing and / or deceased members of the community, as per the official list validated by the Civil Defense and made available on

Only one representative can register to receive the donation, in the following order of preference: 1st - legal guardians of minor children; 2nd - spouse or common-law partner; 3rd - descendants, and 4th - ascendants (see details below).

To expedite service and avoid unnecessary time in lines, the representative should go to the registration venue on the advised date, considering the alphabetic order of the first name of the deceased or missing relative.

At the time of registration, applicants must present proof of family relationship and their original and updated personal data (full name, ID, social security number, date of birth, full address, e-mail, telephone and bank details). 

Telephone channels are also available to clarify questions about the registration process. The numbers for information are: 0800 285 7000 (Alô Ferrovias - priority assistance) and 0800 821 5000 (Vale's Ethics and Conduct Office).

Special cases will be evaluated by Vale.

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