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Living in the Shadow of Colombia's Largest Coal Mine

The morning silence is broken by a pounding sound, emanating from a nearby mining pit just a few hundred meters from the community. Photo Ynske Boersma El Cerrejón is among the world's largest coal mines. Communities in La Guajira, one of Colombia's poorest provinces, say mining activities are polluting their water and harming their health.

In a Fight Over a Colombian Coal Mine, Covid-19 Raises the ...

In a Fight Over a Colombian Coal Mine, Covid-19 Raises the Stakes. The Indigenous Wayuu people have long battled the Cerrejón coal mine. Amid Covid-19, they're now appealing to the U.N. Top: A woman stands during the funeral of a 2-year-old child who died from sudden fever, according to the people of the community.

Colombia Coal Reserves and Consumption Statistics ...

Colombia consumes 11,385,457 Tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year as of the year 2016.; Colombia ranks 36th in the world for Coal consumption, accounting for about 1.0% of the world's total consumption of 1,139,471,430 tons.; Colombia consumes 236,335 cubic feet of Coal per capita every year (based on the 2016 population of 48,175,052 people), or 647 cubic feet per capita per day.

Colombian Mining Association establishes sustainable ...

Producers of coal, gold, nickel, emeralds, copper and industrial minerals in the country will adopt a set of indicators to measure and publicly report on the quality of its management systems.

Colombia and coal - Global Energy Monitor

In a Fight Over a Colombian Coal Mine, Covid-19 Raises the Stakes. The Indigenous Wayuu people have long battled the Cerrejón coal mine. Amid Covid-19, they're now appealing to the U.N. Top: A woman stands during the funeral of a 2-year-old child who died from sudden fever, according to the people of the community.

Find Coal Mining Companies in Colombia - Dun & Bradstreet

Find detailed information on Coal Mining companies in Colombia, including financial statements, sales and marketing contacts, top competitors, and firmographic insights. Dun & Bradstreet gathers Coal Mining business information from trusted sources to help you understand company performance, growth potential, and competitive pressures.

Colombia and coal - SourceWatch

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Colombia Looks To Ramp Up Coal Mining As Economy Struggles

This is because coal generates 85% of mining royalties, making it a key driver of government revenue, and is Colombia's second-largest export, after …

Colombia's Coal Mining Ambitions Could Backfire | Markets ...

Colombia's Coal Mining Ambitions Could Backfire. As many developed and even emerging nations aggressively pursue renewable energy targets with a focus on winding down the extraction of fossil ...

Cerrejon Open-pit Coal Mine, La Guajira, Colombia

Mines. During the late 1980s, Drummond acquired the mining rights to significant coal reserves in northern Colombia, near La Loma, Cesar. Development commenced in the early 1990s. The characteristics of our Colombian coal compare favorably with those of other internationally marketed steam coals. Drummond's coal is one of the lowest sulfur ...

Glencore to return Prodeco coal mining contracts to Colombia

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Glencore subsidiary Prodeco will hand back its Colombian coal mining concessions after the country's national mining …

US to assist Colombia in the development of its mining ...

Colombia has 33 mining and energy projects waiting to be kickstarted once the covid-19 pandemic is over. These projects are expected to generate over 50,000 jobs …

Top mining companies in Colombia | Statista

Colombia: largest mining companies 2019, by revenue. In 2019, Ecopetrol S.A. was by far the largest company in the mining and hydrocarbon extraction sector in Colombia…

Colombia Looks To Ramp Up Coal Mining As Economy Struggles ...

This is because coal generates 85% of mining royalties, making it a key driver of government revenue, and is Colombia's second-largest export, after …

The Politics of Subsidies to Coal Extraction in Colombia ...

The Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and their Reform - August 2018

Colombia's Coal Mining Ambitions Could Backfire

Despite Colombia's planned extensive commitment to mining and exporting thermal coal, there are considerable headwinds. Historically, Europe was a key market for Colombian coal receiving 50% of ...

Carbocol and Intercor Coal Mine - Mining Technology ...

Carbocol and Intercor Coal Mine. 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. Ripping and dozing coal prior to loading.

As Glencore Walks, Colombia Envisages Decades of Coal Mining

As Glencore Walks, Colombia Envisages Decades of Coal Mining. (Bloomberg) -- Glencore Plc may be walking away from its Colombian coal mines, but Colombia isn't. The South American nation better ...

About Us | Inter-American Coal

Inter-American Coal is a leading supplier and producer of high-quality thermal coal, metallurgical coal, and coke from South America. Through integration of coal mining, trading, marketing, and logistics, we have become a dominant competitor in the Colombian coal industry.

Coal mining revenue in Colombia 2019 | Statista

Coal mining in Colombia generated a revenue of nearly 1.9 trillion Colombian pesos in 2019 (approximately 576 million U.S. dollars, based on …

Coal Project in Colombia | ITOCHU Corporation

Coal Project in Colombia. In 2011, ITOCHU acquired a 20% equity stake in Drummond International LLC (headquarters: Alabama, United States) which owns coal mines and infrastructures in Colombia for production, transportation and sales of coal through ITOCHU Coal Americas Inc. Drummond commenced coal production in Colombia in 1995.

Buying Coal from Colombia - EnBW

mining regions in Colombia, in particular with the aim that we can derive findings on the further development of our own approach to responsible coal procurement. We have deliberately concentrated on the Cesar mining region, as in recent years we have procured the majority of our Colombian coal from the Drummond and Prodeco mining companies.

The struggle against Colombia's largest coal mine

When coal mining was violently withdrawn from the UK's North Eastern coalfields in the 1980s and 1990s, it was violently imposed onto Northern Colombia with the support of paramilitaries. What manifested as class struggle in the UK manifested as neo-colonialism in Colombia, as multinational companies centralised ownership of coal extraction ...

Prodeco seeks longer suspension of Colombia coal mining ...

Colombian coal miner Prodeco is seeking government permission to prolong the suspension of operations at its two mines, according to a letter to workers sent by company president Xavier Wagner. Prodeco, owned by Swiss commodity producer Glencore, halted operations because of Covid-19 on 23 March and is the only major Colombian miner still on ...

As Glencore Walks, Colombia Envisages Decades of Coal Mining

Glencore Plc may be walking away from its Colombian coal mines, but Colombia isn't.. The South American nation better known for its coffee and crude is also a major supplier to European coal ...

Colombia and coal - Global Energy Monitor

Colombia's total coal exports for 2010 came in at 68.14 million tons. Carlos Rodado, Colombia's mining minister, has said coal output will reach 144 million tons in 2020. In 2012, Vale Colombia agreed to sell its thermal coal assets in Colombia for $407 million to a unit of Goldman Sachs.

Mining and Indigenous Peoples in Colombia

Cerrejón coal mines, in La Guajira, thus began operating and a public company, Carbones de Colombia, S.A. or Carbocol, was established for this purpose. In 1976, a Partnership Agreement was signed between this company and Intercor, a subsidiary of the North American Exxon Mobil Corp.

Colombia coal production fell 40% last year amid ...

Colombia's production of coal fell 40% last year, the government said on Friday, after a national coronavirus lockdown which affected output and a 91-day strike at a major mine.

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Drummond reiterates its commitment to closing gender gaps in the Colombian mining sectorOctober 27, 2021. Drummond Ltd. is committed to closing gender gaps in the mining sector, in line with Sustainable Development Goal 5, which calls for an end to all forms of discrimination against women and . Because it has been proven that equality ...

Mining and conflict in Colombia - Peace Organization PAX

Mining activities have been going on in conflict or high-risk areas leading to adverse impacts on human rights. In Colombia, PAX works together with local communities and victims' organizations in the Cesar department to address these impacts, improve the security situation and promote dialogue between different actors in the region.

Glencore to return Prodeco coal mining contracts to Colombia

Glencore subsidiary Prodeco will hand back its Colombian coal mining concessions after the country's national mining agency (ANM) accepted …

Privileged coal: the politics of subsidies for coal ...

Colombia is one of the world's top five exporters of thermal coal, and the coal mining sector is a core pillar of the national government's economic development policy. In recent years, however, the country has seen increased debate about the real costs and benefits of mining, particularly large-scale coal mining.

Colombia Coal Mining News Monitoring Service & Press ...

Colombia: 4 dead in coal mine explosion (MENAFN) Authorities stated that on Tuesday, Aug. 24 a methane gas blast at a coal mine in central Colombia killed four persons as a minimum, another wounded and a number of seven miners were stuck underground. The explosion at the mine …