Brazil's Vale says 4th-Qtr iron ore output 88.4 mln tonnes

jueves 18 de febrero de 2016 06:52 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO Feb 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Thursday it produced 88.4 million tonnes of iron ore in the fourth quarter, a new record for the company.

The world's largest producer of the steel-making raw material also produced 82,700 tonnes of nickel and 1.59 million tonnes of coal in the period.

For full-year 2015, Vale produced 345.9 million tonnes of iron ore and 291,000 tonnes of nickel. (Reporting by Jeb Blount and Luciana Bruno; Editing by Mark Potter)