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Certifications and Awards

ArcelorMittal Vega's System of Integrated Management was recognized in June 2004, after less than a year of operation, through the certifications: ISO 9001, for Quality, ISO 14001, for Environmental Management, and OHSAS 18001, for Health and Safety management. In 2003, the ArcellorMital Vega Company obtained, unprecedentedly, the certifications for Environment and Health and Safety in the construction phase of the plant.

In May 2006, ArcelorMittal Vega received the certification of quality ISO / TS 16949, specific for automobile manufacturers. The company is now preparing new steps to achieve the recognition of the JPM system from the JIPM (Japan Institute for Plant Maintenance).

Awards

Expressão Ecology Award (November 2003)

ArcelorMittal Vega was given the Expressão Ecology Award in the category Environmental Education. The case, "ArcelorMittal Vega's concern with the environment starts at school", included the School Competition, the Environmental Training Course for teachers of the Region, and the association with Casa Familiar do Mar (Home of the Sea).

Fritz Müller Award (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007and 2008)

The company received the Fritz Muller Award, Fatma's official award in recognition of the policy and correct environmental practices carried out by the company (including the ISO 14001 certification received in the construction phase of the site and then at the of operational stage).

Sustainable Company Award - 2006

Award organized by the Meio Ambiente Industrial (Industrial Environment) magazine, for companies that practice the concept of Sustainable Development.

COMBIVILLE Award - 2006 - Women's Team

First place in the fire brigade competition in the women's category in July 2006.

COMBIVILLE Award - 2007 - Men's Team

First place in the fire brigade competition in the general category in July 2007.

ADVB/SC Award - Citizen Company - 2006

Association of Sales and Marketing Leaders SC
Category: Community Participation - Project awarded: "Protecting the Coastlines".

INDA Social Responsibility Award- 2006

Instituto Nacional dos Distribuidores de Aço (National Institute of Steel Distributors)
Project awarded: "Protecting the Coastlines".

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