Columbia Coal Mine Cerrejon

Jul 27, 2016· 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 ...

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Purchasing coal from Cerrejón. Moneypoint, Ireland’s only coal fired plant, relies entirely upon imported coal to create electricity. Over 90% of coal imported to Moneypoint since 2011 has been sourced from Colombia, predominantly from the Cerrejón coal mine. The ESB are a semi-state company, and given that the Irish government owns 95% of ...

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Oct 07, 2019· BOGOTA, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Cerrejon, one of Colombia's largest coal mines, will reduce its operations by up to 18% because of a fall in international prices and …

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Jan 10, 2018· Production and exports at Cerrejon, Colombia's largest thermal coal mine, fell in 2017 for the third straight year as heavy rainfall affected operations, the mine's owners said on Wednesday.

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Jan 09, 2018· A strike at the Cerrejon mine, which produces 32 million tonnes of coal a year, or about 37 percent of Colombia’s total output, could reduce production and overseas sales from the world’s ...

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Feb 08, 2013· Cerrejon, the world’s largest open-pit coal mine for export, produced 34.6 million tons last year, while Drummond’s Colombian unit produced …

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Some NGOs have called on energy companies to stop buying Colombian-produced coal, following the country’s history of armed conflict. 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 …

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Richard Solly, coordinator of London Mining Network wrote: 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. I have just returned from a visit to the area, my first in ten years - and it was a massive, eye-opening shock.

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Cerrejón: trucks help mine keep costs low and productivity high. Cerrejón is one of the world’s largest surface coal mines, with six operating pits, thousands of employees and a large equipment fleet. That fleet now includes the first ® 794 AC trucks operating in Colombia.

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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 coal mine is situated in the northeastern part of the Cesar-Ranchería Basin, the basin of the Ranchería River, between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in the west and the Serranía del Perijá to the southeast.

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Jun 24, 2014· 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. I have just returned […]

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Jan 29, 2018· BOGOTA, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The largest union at Colombia’s top thermal coal mine Cerrejon has voted to strike following failed salary and benefit …

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Jul 18, 2016· Last month, Global Justice Now and Colombia Solidarity Campaign (both of them member groups of London Mining Network) supported me to take part in a delegation to La Guajira in Colombia, visiting communities affected by the massive Cerrejon coal mine. Cerrejon is the largest opencast m

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Jul 25, 2013· Cerrejón mine: located in La Guajira, north-east Colombia, this open-pit coal mine generates 32 million tonnes of coal per year. is exported.

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Nov 27, 2018· The mine has also a heavy media coal preparation plant that is used to recover coal from the interface material remaining after mining. Cerrejon is historically one the lowest cost producers in Colombia, holding the lowest transportation and port costs among all Colombian coal …

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Oct 07, 2019· Cerrejon, one of Colombia's largest coal mines, will reduce its operations by up to 18% because of a fall in international prices and amid an ongoing court …

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Cerrejon Open Pit Mine is located 56 km SW from Maicao, Colombia. Data Access ... Mines & projects in Colombia. A list of country's mines and projects. Full profiles of select mines and projects. Overview. Owners. ... The subsequent mining and transportation (“coal chain”) process currently employed by Cerrejón involves the sequential ...

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Cerrejón Coal Limited and Cerrejón North Zone S.A., henceforth the Companies, comply with the constitutional right of everyone to know, update, and rectify information gathered on them in databases or files, and the other constitutional rights, liberties, and guarantees referred to in Article 15 of the Political Constitution, in addition to ...

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The Cerrejón Formation is a geologic formation in Colombia dating back to the Middle-Late Paleocene.It is found in the El Cerrejón sub-basin of the Cesar-Ranchería Basin of La Guajira and Cesar.The formation consists of bituminous coal fields that are an important economic resource. Coal from the Cerrejón Formation is mined extensively from the Cerrejón open-pit coal mine, one of the ...

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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.

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Project details: El Cerrejón presenta cinco zonas de explotación minera a cielo abierto ubicadas en el departamento de la Guajira; este proyecto genera más del 60% de la producción carbonífera en Colombia que se expresa en 32 millones de toneladas métricas de carbón térmico al año, lo cual representa el 50% de las exportaciones carboníferas colombianas, entre ellos: Dinamarca ...

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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 ...

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Carbones Del Cerrejon Ltd was founded in 1975. The company's line of business includes mining for bituminous coals.

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CMC - Coal Marketing Company (CMC) is the exclusive marketer of Cerrejon coal from Colombia. Accountability: Our integrated coal handling infrastructure – mine-rail-port. The Cerrejón mining complex is located on the La Guajira peninsula in the North East of Colombia. The initial approach to mining of this area of La Guajira was threefold ...

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Jul 25, 2013· The Cerrejón mine in La Guajira, Colombia. As South America's largest open-pit coal mine, Cerrejón boasts a production capacity of 32m tonnes …

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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. In 2000, Carbocol’s assets were acquired ...

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Nov 01, 2018· Colombia: Dying of thirst, Wayuu blame mine, dam, drought for water woes. ... Many Wayuu claim the Cerrejón coal mine has contaminated and depleted the river and its …

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Cerrejon Coal Company - SourceWatch. Cerrejon Coal Company (formerly know as Carbones del Cerrejón LLC, is the largest coal mining company in Colombia, with major mines in the Department of la Guajira. It owns and operates the Cerrejon coal mine and the Puerto Bolivar coal export terminal in northern Colombia.

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Aug 09, 2014· Villagers from Tabaco stand in the ruins of their house after the 9 August 2001 eviction By Richard Solly, Colombia Solidarity Campaign member and Co-ordinator of London Mining Network Today, 9 August 2014, is the 13th anniversary of the brutal eviction of the small village of Tabaco in La Guajira in the north of Colombia.

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CMC - Coal Marketing Company (CMC) is the exclusive marketer of Cerrejon coal from Colombia. CMC Coal Marketing Company. CMC - The exclusive marketer of thermal steam coal from the Cerrejón mining complex in northern Colombia. CMC - Coal Marketing DAC (CMC) and Carbones del Cerrejón Ltd (Cerrejón) work together to meet contractual ...

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