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  • Cerrejon coal mine

    Cerrejon coal mine or minera del Cerrejón is located near the village of Albania in the La Guajira department of Colombia The mine is owned by the Cerrejon Coal Company, which in turn is equally owned by subsidiaries of BHP Billiton plc, Anglo American plc and Xstrata plc It is the largest coal mine in Latin America and the tenth biggest in the world...

  • Mineral industry of Colombia

    Misael Luis Soccora is a leader of a Wayúu community, in La Guajira, Colombia The Wayúu are an indigenous community whose ancestral lands have been carved up by Cerrejón, a vast opencast coal mine that has devastated local communiti...

  • COAL MAP OF SOUTH AMERICA

    COAL MAP OF SOUTH AMERICA By Jean N Weaver and Gordon H Wood, Jr Pamphlet to accompany COAL INVESTIGATIONS MAP C-145 CONTENTS Summary 1 Introduction 1 , Coal Mines and Occurrences in Colombia 29 Coal Mines and Occurrences in Ecuador 31 Coal Mines and Occurrences in Guyana 32...

  • Colombian coal output fell 2% in 2019

    Mar 04, 2020· Coal production in Colombia, the fifth-largest coal exporter in the world, fell 2% to 822 million tonnes in 2019 after output at one of the principle mines declined and operations were ....

  • The Children of the Coal Mines

    Apr 05, 2019· 200 metres underground, in unhealthy shafts, they dig, they are 9 or 10 years old and they work in the mines of Boyaca, the biggest coal deposit in Colombia It was in 1993 that a report ....

  • Murray Energy Corporation

    We operate two surface mines in Colombia, South America Murray Energy is positioned to produce about seventy-six million tons of coal per year Murray Energy holds approximately three billion salable tons of coal reserv Most importantly, Murray Energy operates among the safest underground coal mines in the world...

  • More women working in mining in Colombia

    Mar 08, 2020· A report by the Colombian Mining Association states that the number of women working in the industry is growing According to the group, major mining companies operating in Colombia ,...

  • Cerrejón Coal Mine

    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...