The El Cerrejón mine covers 69,000 hectares of the La Guajíra peninsula in the northeast of Colombia, making it the largest opencast coal mine in the world. Work on the mine began in 1980 under the management of the American oil company Exxon. In 2008, million tonnes of coal were extracted from El Cerrejón, accounting for around 42% of ...
Nov 15, 2020 · Colombian coal mine Cerrejon on Friday requested the Labor Ministry convene an arbitration tribunal to solve a dispute with its largest workers' union and lift a more than 70day strike. The strike began on Aug. 31 after Cerrejon and union Sintracarbon were unable to reach agreements over pay rises, as well as health, eduion and [.]
Cerrejon Coal: brutal evictions of villagers resisting reloion. 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 brutally evicted by Colombian police.
May 30, 2021 · Colombian coal mine Cerrejón, owned by BHP, Anglo American and Glencore, will be gradually resuming operations and approved the export of 60,000 tonnes of coal.
Jun 28, 2021 · Mining group Glencore agreed to acquire BHP's and Anglo American's respective interests in the Cerrejon coal mine .
May 23, 2021 · Cerrejon produced million tonnes of coal in 2020, down almost 52% from 2019, and its exports fell to their lowest level in the past 18 years amid coronavirus restrictions and falling global ...
Oct 27, 2021 · The miner bought the 66% shares in the Cerrejon thermal coal mine it didn't yet control from rivals BHP Group and Anglo American in June this year for an aggregate 588 million. The deal was welcomed by BHP's and Anglo's shareholders as a major divestment of coal assets to meet emissions targets and shift towards sustainable energy.
Jun 28, 2021 · Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of its % interest in the Cerrejón joint venture ("Cerrejón") to Glencore plc for a total cash consideration of approximately US294 million (the "Transaction"), representing the final stage of Anglo American's previously announced transition from thermal coal operations.
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.
May 24, 2021 · BOGOTA: Colombian coal mine Cerrejon will halt operations because of two blockades that have prevented from it bringing in supplies of gasoline, it said on Sunday, the latest trouble for the major miner. Cerrejon, jointly owned by BHP Group, Anglo American Plc and Glencore Plc, has had repeated disagreements with nearby Wayuu indigenous communities and its largest union, which held .
Oct 12, 2018 · Environmental management technology company Envirosuite (ASX: EVS) has announced a noteworthy boost to its bottom line after receiving a "significant upgrade order" from Carbones del Cerrejon, a joint venture owned by BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP), Glencore (LSE: GLEN) and Anglo American (LSE: AAL).. Cerrejon is currently the largest coal mine in Latin America spanning over 690 square .
Aug 21, 2020 · BOGOTA: The largest workers union at Colombian coal mine Cerrejon said on Thursday its members voted overwhelmingly in support of strike action after contract negotiations between the two parties collapsed. Some 99 per cent of votes were cast in favor of strike action, the Sintracarbon union said, after extended talks over contract negotiations ended without agreement almost two weeks ago.
GENEVA (28 September 2020) – Colombia should suspend some operations at one of the world's largest coal mines because it has seriously damaged the environment and health of the country's largest indigenous community, and is making them more vulnerable to COVID19, .
Nov 24, 2015 · The Cerrejón coal complex is the largest and oldest open pit mining activity in Colombia (30 years) and is publicly described as a company with the highest standards of Corporate Social Responsibility. However, the department of La Guajira has one of the highest poverty rates, malnutrition and illiteracy in the country.
Aug 12, 2019 · The CEO of Colombian coal giant Cerrejon — jointly owned by BHP Group Ltd, Glencore Plc and Anglo American Plc — isn't sugarcoating anything. The industry, he says, is in terminal decline, and the company is suffering. Prices slumped, a drought hampered operations, and his mine is on the wrong side of the Panama Canal.
Feb 18, 2020 · Christian Aid Ireland has published a damning report about Cerrejón Coal's impacts on the communities around its operations. Cerrejón is owend by Londonlisted multinationals Anglo American, BHP Group and Glencore. The Republic of Ireland's only coalfired power station, Moneypoint, has bought large quantities of coal from Cerrejón.
Mar 14, 2021 · Closely held Drummond Co. is expected to increase Colombia output by about 5% or 6%, and the Cerrejon mine, in which Glencore owns a stake, has resumed operations after a 91day strike last year. While Colombian production may not get back to previous levels of more than 80 million tons a year, it could return to 65 million to 70 million, Mesa ...
Apr 13, 2021 · Worker perspectives from Cerrejón coal mine. 13 April, 2021 Last week, IndustriALL and the UK Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) cohosted a webinar examining how labour practices at the Colombian coal mine Cerrejón are affecting workers. The massive openpit coal mine is jointly owned by mining multinationals Anglo American, BHP and ...
AECOM was involved in this 2 billion turnkey project, the largest ever completed by a single contractor, including development of a 15milliontonperyear surface coal mine, an 87milelong minetoport railroad and a new seaport built in a rugged and isolated area of Colombia in the early 1980s. The largest coal mining operation in Latin America, El .
Jan 21, 2019 · While the now foreignowned mine, which is 40 miles long and 8 miles wide, employed 10,000 workers, all of its coal was exported, she added, leaving most people in .
Dec 30, 2014 · The broken coal is dozed into windrows, from which LeTourneau L1100 and L1200 wheel loaders equipped with 25m³ buckets load the coal into a fleet of 16, 154tcapacity rear dump trucks. These unload into one of three 300tcapacity hoppers, the runofmine coal then being crushed to –50mm in a twostage process.
Jan 20, 2021 · In 2020, the mine produced million tonnes of coal, almost 50% less than the output it registered the year before. But the NGOs pushing against the mine want production to be zero.
Sep 20, 2018 · The Cerrejón mine has identified fires in its coal production seams for a few years in its operation. Fires are produced as a result of spontaneous combustion phenomena. Coal spontaneous combustion is a phenomenon that occurs naturally during coal oxidation when exposed to atmospheric conditions, due to erosion processes, geological and mining practices. This phenomenon is a subject .
Aug 18, 2011 · About Cerrejon Cerrejón is an integrated mining and transport complex in La Guajira, a department in the northernmost section of Colombia. It includes a thermal coal openpit mine that produces 32 million tonnes a year, a railroad that is 150 kilometres long, and a maritime port able to receive ships of up to 180,000 tonnes dead weight.
Feb 26, 2021 · BOGOTA, Feb 26 (Reuters) Colombian coal mine Cerrejon said on Friday it has signed an agreement with a Wayuu indigenous community to comply with courtordered environmental and health requirements.