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Vale commits $2B to lower carbon output

Brazilian miner plans to achieve zero-net-emissions by 2050 Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – May 20, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:36pm

Solar powered mineral exploration camp in the Andes of Chile


Solar energy replaces up to 66% of the diesel needed to power Vale's 70-man mineral research camp in the Chilean Andes.

Brazil-based global miner Vale has committed to investing at least US$2 billion toward reducing its carbon emissions in the coming years.

The goals of this initiative are to reduce its direct and indirect absolute emissions by 33% by 2030 and to transform itself into a zero-net-emissions company by 2050, leading the industry towards carbon-neutral mining.

Direct emissions come from its operatio...

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