Brazil's Vale produces 319 million tonnes in 2014, tops forecast
RIO DE JANEIRO Feb 19 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Thursday it produced 319.2 million tonnes of iron ore in 2014, beating its guidance for the year.
The world's largest producer of iron ore produced 83 million tonnes of the steelmaking ingredient in the fourth quarter.
In the quarter, the company also produced 73,600 tonnes of nickel and 2.3 million tonnes of coal. (Reporting by Stephen Eisenhammer; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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