Vale's operations are starting to come back on line after a shutdown following a mine disaster, but there's still plenty to worry about.
News & Analysis: Vale S.A.
The beleaguered miner looks like a good value, but what about its risk profile?
Vale, beset by operational issues, is going to fall well short of its original goals in 2019
Early gains turned to losses as investors sold what seemed like good news.
Another Vale disaster took a toll on the stock, but the damage is likely to be worse than it looks.
The mining company owns a very large number of tailings dams just like the one that so catastrophically failed.
Each of these items comes with a multibillion-dollar downside for the giant company involved -- and, in two cases, losses of life.
Vale is cutting back production after another dam collapse has management putting a priority on safety, and it's having wide-ranging effects on the iron ore and steel industry.
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A dam owned by the company collapsed in Brazil, leaving over 60 people dead and nearly 300 missing.