Terrorists attack Colombia's largest coal mine. Cecilia Jamasmie. Mining.com. 25 February 2013. Colombia's main coal miner, Cerrejon, said Sunday that armed groups broke into the premises of a coal venture owned by BHP Billiton Ltd. and Anglo American, burning down several of the companies' trucks.
Campaigners fighting the world's biggest mining giants in Colombia visit the UK's newest opencast coal mine. The alliance between Sintracarbon and the Wayúu is proof that it is possible for an industrial union hold a meaningful pro-workers agenda as well as standing against the expansion of the
By Richard Solly, member of Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Co-ordinator of London Mining Network. 24 June 2014 The shock of the new For nearly fourteen years, I have been working in support of communities affected by the Cerrejon coal mine, a vast opencast mine in the province of La Guajira, Colombia.
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The mine is located in northern Colombia's Guajira department, it produces more than 32Mt/y of coal and is comprised of several deposits: Patilla, Tabaco, La Puente, Oreganal, Tajo 100 and ...
Cerrejón is a large open-pit coal mine in Colombia. It is located in the southeast of the department of La Guajira, close to the border with Venezuela.
The Cerrejón mine in La Guajira, Colombia. As South America's largest open-pit coal mine, Cerrejón boasts a production capacity of 32m tonnes per year.
This would have a major impact on the people of Colombia, where the coal industry directly employs 89,000 people. In the Cesar province, 47% of GDP comes from the mining sector. In the Cesar province, 47% of GDP comes from the mining sector.
Union workers at Colombia's largest coal mine, Cerrejon, could strike if disagreements at negotiations for wages and benefits are not resolved by Jan. 19, the main union's president said on Tuesday.
BOGOTA, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The largest union at Cerrejon, Colombia's top thermal coal mine, was set to meet with the company on Friday to hear a new salary and benefits offer before deciding ...
Cerrejon is the world's largest export open pit coal mining operation and it is located in La Guajira state, in the north-eastern part of Colombia.
As Europe reconciles with the environmental cost of burning coal, it becomes increasingly difficult to ignore the humanitarian cost of mining it in Colombia. A 100-meter-deep pit at the Cerrejón coal mine allows the extraction of thousands of tons of coal every month.
The largest union at Colombia's top coal mine Cerrejon has reached an 11th-hour salary and benefits deal with the company, avoiding a strike, the union said on Thursday. Cerrejon accounts for 37% ...
Located in the Department of Guajira in northern Colombia, Cerrejon is one of the largest open-pit coal mines in the world. This expansion project was the first large-scale mining project carried out in the country in the last 20 years.
2016-01-14· The coal mine Cerrejón in Colombia has caused environmental desctruction and violations of human rights for over 30 years.
Cerrejón is Colombia's largest coal producing mine, with most of the production exported to Europe. It is the largest coal mining operation in Latin America, with an estimated 28.4 million tons mined in 2006.
Tai Limite 012 CS-75-230307.90 THE CUSTOMER Cerrejón produces about 22 million metric tonnes of coal per year and has been operating for almost 30 years.
Cerrejon Coal: brutal evictions of villagers resisting relocation. Richard Solly. London Mining Network. 26 February 2016. La Guajira, Colombia: On Wednesday 24 February, the last family of villagers who had returned to the old village site at Roche out of frustration at conditions in the new settlement constructed by Cerrejon Coal were ...
The Cerrejon open-pit coal mine is located in South America in Colombia. Situated near the basin of the Rancheria River, the Cerrejon mine is divided into three main areas – Cerrejon North Zone, Cerrejon Central Zone and Cerrejon South Zone – and stretches over 170,000 acres.
The largest coal mining operation in Latin America, Carbones del Cerrejón Norte was developed by a joint venture between the Colombian state organisation, Carbones de Colombia (Carbocol) and Intercor, a subsidiary of the US energy company, ExxonMobil.
The Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia is operated by BHP Billiton, Anglo American, and Xstrata (now Glencore plc). The mine's poor work and safety conditions have led to serious employee and public health issues and even fatalities (26 deaths from 2009 to 2011).
2016-07-27· Cerrejón is an integrated mining and transport complex in La Guajira, a department in the northernmost section of Colombia. It includes a thermal coal open-pit mine that produces 32 million ...
Work at the Cerrejón coal mine complex last October. The mining company denies claims that the local community has been adversely affected by pollution from the site.
The Cerrejón coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia, is the largest in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. Its steady expansion since its founding in 1976 has led to the destruction of whole villages populated by local indigenous and Afro-Colombian people.
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