U&M

U&M Mineração e Construção  S/A is a mining contractor and heavy-construction company, certified by ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, since 1975 in the market offering earthworks, implementation and operation of mines and material handling services. Our extensive experience in works of this nature in remote areas, together with a lean and well-trained team and a fleet of modern vehicles, ensures efficiency, safety and quality when performing contracts.

Due to its simple and flexible working methods, U&M differentiates itself in the market, adapting easily to the customers’ needs.

The fleet of 120, 250 and 550 tonnes hydraulic excavators, 100 tonnes class dozers and 100, 200 and 300 tonnes class mining trucks make U&M the only contractor operating in Brazil offering specific solutions for the mining sector. Our fleet, comprised of extra-heavy aand support equipment, consists of more than 600 machines and enables U&M to handle over 30 million tons of material per month. This structure, combined with effective planning and a strong safety and quality concepts, respecting the environment, is our solution for the implementation and operation of open-pit mines, no matter the type of deposit or material being mined.

With agility, speed and efficiency, U&M combines its experience with modernity, investing in cutting-edge technologies and an advanced business management system. All operating units are connected online, even at the most remote areas, allowing us to take a fast decision-making approach in all matters.

To support operations, U&M counts on its efficient logistics, which ensure precision and agility while transporting equipment, parts and other goods, in strict compliance with deadlines. We are committed to the customer, who receives special attention through personalized management, focused on meeting their specific needs.

Safety

All U&M units are committed to work safety, to the preservation of physical integrity and health of employees, extending it to the families and the community. We work with a spirit of prevention, seeking to anticipate, recognize, assess and control risks. The results and processes meet international safety standards and we are OHSAS 18001 certified.

The inclusive work environment at U&M encourages employees to propose measures for the company to plan and implement even more efficient health and safety policies, improving the quality of life of all involved.

Our History

Dream

To be the world’s best company in our sector.

People

A well-selected team that enjoys working hard in the pursuit of excellence.

Culture

  1. Safety, first and foremost.
  2. We work with the customer and not for the customer, adding value to their  supply chain.
  3. Humility to always perceive and act on opportunities for improvement.
  4. Leadership by example rather than by words.
  5. Leaders assessed by the quality of their teams and the leaders who emerge.
  6. Radically lean administrative structure, due to simple processes and owner attitudes.
  7. We seek profit through sustainable working-practices which are our expression of excellent, in order to share, reinvest and carry on.
  8. We do not take shortcuts. Focused and persistent work is the best way to reach our goals.
  9. Other advantages: agility, simplicity, cost-control, reliability, focus, scale and commitment.

Integrated Certification System Policy:

U&M, a company specialized in moving large volumes of soil and rock, is committed to the continuous improvement of its processes and services through the actions of its Integrated Certification System, addressing the following items:

  •  1- Ensure compliance with customer and other stakeholder requirements, as well as legal and other requirements applicable to the business;
  •  2- Ensure operational and technological efficiency in services and equipment;
  •  3- Protect the environment by preventing pollution and other environmental aspects and impacts;
  •  4- Maintain the physical and mental integrity of all workers;
  •  5- Encourage worker participation and consultation in implementing practices to eliminate hazards and reduce occupational health and safety risks, preventing injury and illness.

Matias Barbosa, Novembro de 2019 Sérgio Ribeiro Machado (Director President)

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • (Português do Brasil) IDF Vale 2011
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Melhores Empresas
  • PMQ