About Matsusaka Refinery

Incorporation August 4, 1965

Operations • Refining, fabricating, storing, importing, exporting, selling and buying of nickel and nickel products • Importing, exporting, selling and buying of cobalt and cobalt products • Producing, selling and buying of sulfuric acid and other inorganic industrial chemicals • Any and all other activities ancillary to the above

Capital 20 billion yen

Shareholders Vale Canada Limited 87.2% Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. 12.8%

345-32 Ryoshicho, Matsusaka City, Mie, Japan 515-0802