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Extraction: In Colombia, a Mine Takes Much More from the

columbia coal mine cerrejon This was how Aura Pérez, a resident of the village of Tabaco in Colombia's remote Guajira peninsula, described her home before it and the rest of the village was razed by Cerrejón Zona Norte, the largest open-pit coal mine in the world.

Living in the Shadow of Colombia's Largest Coal Mine

"The moment El Cerrejon starts extracting coal from underneath the original river bed, the underground aquifers which store water will be destroyed, drying out the stream," Morales explains. "Besides, the company should have consulted the communities about the project.

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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 Comuneros.

El Cerrejón, Colombia: the catastrophic consequences of

Another map gives an overview of the coal extraction, including the categories "direct deaths from coal mining", "armed security of mines: military, paramilitary, security guards" and "attacks and assassinations by the guerrilla".

Cerrejon Coal, Colombia: "an abusive marriage, full of

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.

Cerrejon puts Colombia in spotlight (Journal Article

Abstract. The Cerrejon project in Colombia is described. Production will commence within 2 years and the operation is likely to become one of the largest bituminous coal mines in the world, scheduled to produce 15 million t/y by opencast working.

Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine partially closed due to dust

Jul 15, 2014· Colombia coal producer Cerrejon has slowed operations in the southern zone of its mine in order to keep particulate levels within legal limits amid

Cerrejon North Block project is making Colombia a major

columbia coal mine cerrejon The growing role of Colombia as a major supplier of internationally traded steam coal has been widely discussed in the industry. Although Colombian coal has been produced and exported in small quantities for a number of years, the country's position as a major coal exporter began in earnest in 1985

Colombia: Coal mining unions support Cerrejon community

Terrorists attack Colombia's largest coal mine. Cecilia Jamasmie. Mining. 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

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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.

Colombia's Cerrejón coal miners vote to strike BNamericas

This information is available only to subscribers. Start a free trial, to unlock the full potential of a subscription to BNamericas. Workers at Colombia's largest coal miner Carbones del Cerrejón

In Colombia Foreign-Owned Coal Mine Expands, Defenseless

columbia coal mine cerrejon As it expanded operations, El Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia's La Guajira department threatened the survival of nearby Wayúu indigenous people. Many now are malnourished and children have died.

Cerrejon Coal, Colombia: "an abusive marriage, full of

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.

Cerrejón | Revolvy

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.

CERREJÓN COAL Steady Growth, Market Flexibility

columbia coal mine cerrejon CERREJÓN COAL Steady Growth, Market Flexibility A presentation to the NCCI Fall Meeting October 2005. 2 COAL CARS MINE PORT Port: Unloader: 5600 TPH (2.2 Hrs/Train) Coal Marketing Company Cerrejon End User Anglo American

"The wrong neighbor" The story of a Wayuu mother

columbia coal mine cerrejon The documentary directed by Bianca Bauer and produced by the Colombian Lawyers' Collective José Alvear Restrepo (CAJAR) tells the story of Moisés Daniel Guette Uriana, a two-year-old indigenous Wayuu boy who lives next to the coal mine Cerrejón in La Guajira, Colombia, and suffers from respiratory illnesses.

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columbia coal mine cerrejon 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.

Colombia's Cerrejon, union reach last-minute deal to avoid

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%

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Department: La Guajira

Show Mines of Colombia: El Cerrejón Coal Mine

Geology. Description. El Cerrejón Coal Mine is one of the biggest open cast mines of the world. It is said to be the biggest open cast coal mine. It is also the largest mining operation in Colombia and with an output of 31.2 million tons [2009] it contributes almost half of Colombia's coal exports.

Colombia: blood on the coal People's World

columbia coal mine cerrejon LA GUAJIRA, Colombia Cerrejón, the world's largest open pit coal mine, materialized 25 years ago in the midst of the Afro-Colombian and indigenous Wayuu peoples living in this northeast

Union, Colombia's Cerrejon mine return to talks in bid to

BOGOTA Colombia's top thermal coal mine Cerrejon and its largest union have returned to talks in a bid to avoid a strike over pay and benefits, the two sides said on Friday.

Colombia: Union, Colombia's Cerrejon mine return to talks

columbia coal mine cerrejon Cerrejon accounts for 37 percent of Colombia's coal output, the world's fifth-largest exporter of the mineral. Coal is the country's second most important export. The last strike at Cerrejon, which produces coal at its open pit mine in northern La Guajira province, was in February 2013 and lasted 32 days.

Living in the Shadow of Colombia's Largest Coal Mine

"The moment El Cerrejon starts extracting coal from underneath the original river bed, the underground aquifers which store water will be destroyed, drying out the stream," Morales explains. "Besides, the company should have consulted the communities about the project.

Did BHP & friends just blow $1.3bn on a Colombian coal

columbia coal mine cerrejon Late last year BHP Billiton along with Glencore and Anglo American Plc, its two joint venture partners in the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia completed a US$1.3 billion expansion project