JOSÉ MAURÍCIO MENDES VALE
Mine Operation and Maintenance Manager
José Maurício Mendes Vale has more than eighteen years of experience in the heavy construction and mining industries. Mr. Value works extensively with contract management, the implementation of maintenance policies, operational diagnosis, mine planning and procurement with a focus on cost control and sustainable growth as defined in the company’s strategic planning. Previously, he worked for U& M Mineração e Construção S.A., a Brazilian company specializing in mine operation services. Concurrently, he worked in gold, bauxite and iron ore projects in the Brazilian states of Para and Minas Gerais, as well as in Africa where he worked at Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia. Mr. Vale holds a Degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) and holds a post-graduate Degree in Occupational Safety and an MBA in Project Management from Cândido Mendes University.