Vale (até 2007 Companhia Vale do Rio Doce - CVRD) é uma mineradora multinacional brasileira e uma das maiores operadoras de logística do país.  É uma das maiores empresas de mineração do mundo  e também a maior produtora de minério de ferro,  de pelotas  e de níquel. 
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The EMD SD70 is a series of diesel-electric locomotives produced by Electro-Motive Diesel in response to the GE Dash 9-44CW.Production commenced in late 1992 [page needed] and since then over 5,700 units have been produced; most of these are the SD70M and SD70MAC models.
Major industries include iron and steel production, automobile assembly, petroleum processing, chemicals production, and cement making; technologically based industries have been the most dynamic in recent years, but have not outpaced traditional industries.
Carajás Mine, the world's largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil.Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), it holds 7.2 billion metric tonnes of iron ore in proven and probable reserves.
Iron ore: Vale is the world's largest iron ore producer. Sales of iron ore fines and pellets represented 65% of total company revenues in 2014. In 2014, Vale sold 256 million metric tonnes of iron ore fines and 44 million metric tonnes of iron ore pellets.