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Lesson Plan: Coal Mining in Colombia -- Is it Worth the ...

2011-3-11  Colombian Coalmine by Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, Colombia, 2011 April 5, 2011 marks the one-year commemoration of the deadly explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine

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The struggle against Colombia’s largest coal mine

2018-12-18  Campaigners fighting the world’s biggest mining giants in Colombia visit the UK’s newest opencast coal mine. Misael Luis Soccora is a leader of a Wayúu community, in La Guajira, Colombia.

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Colombia and coal - Global Energy Monitor

2021-8-31  The Colombian coal comes from el Cerrejon and la Loma mines. El Cerrejon is the largest open-pit coal mine in the world. The mine began a joint venture between Exxon and the Colombian government in 1982 but now is a joint venture of Anglo American (33%), Glencore International (33%) and BHP Billiton (33%).

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

2020-7-22  The battle pits members of the Wayuu — the largest Indigenous group in Colombia — against the owners of the one of the largest coal mines in the world, and at over 270 square miles, the largest open-pit coal mine in all of Latin America.

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Top mining companies in Colombia Statista

2021-7-2  Bruna Alves. In 2019, Ecopetrol S.A. was by far the largest company in the mining and hydrocarbon extraction sector in Colombia, with a revenue of over 69 trillion Colombian

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Glencore to fully acquire Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia

2021-6-29  The stake sale in Cerrejon coal mine represents Anglo American’s exit from thermal coal operations. Share Article Glencore has signed a $588m agreement to acquire full ownership of the Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia from joint venture partners BHP and Anglo American.

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Colombia’s Cerrejon coal mine suspend operations due to ...

2021-5-24  Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia halts operations. Credit: Albert Hyseni on Unsplash. The Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia has been reportedly closed after two blockades deter gasoline supplies. The first blockade started on Cerrejon’s railway line on 5 May and was led by a group of former workers, reported Reuters.

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Cerrejón mine in Colombia: can it address its human rights ...

2013-7-25  The Cerrejón mine in La Guajira, Colombia. As South America's largest open-pit coal mine, Cerrejón boasts a production capacity of 32m tonnes per year.

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Cerrejon Coal Mine, Colombia GLAN

GLAN has filed complaints against three international mining giants (BHP, Anglo American and Glencore) and Ireland’s state-owned energy provider, the ESB, over serious human rights abuses and devastating environmental pollution at the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia.

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Coal Mines and Communities in Colombia: The Salem

In Colombia (the largest coal producer in Latin America) and Venezuela (the third largest), U.S.-owned coal mines have displaced indigenous people and peasants from their lands, they have employed thousands of people and given rise to labor organizations, they have also witnessed and been party to the killings of indigenous people, peasants ...

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Lesson Plan: Coal Mining in Colombia -- Is it Worth the ...

2011-3-11  Colombian Coalmine by Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, Colombia, 2011. April 5, 2011 marks the one-year commemoration of the deadly explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia. This lesson plan explores the growing coal mining industry in Colombia, relating it to the risks and rewards of the same industry in the United States ...

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The struggle against Colombia’s largest coal mine

2018-12-18  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

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

2020-7-22  “That is the reason that pushed the Wayuu to appeal to the U.N., she added. “It is a matter of survival — of not being wiped out.” The battle pits members of the Wayuu — the largest Indigenous group in Colombia — against the owners of the one of the largest coal mines in the world, and at over 270 square miles, the largest open-pit coal mine

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Coal mining revenue in Colombia 2019 Statista

2021-7-2  Coal mining in Colombia generated a revenue of nearly 1.9 trillion Colombian pesos in 2019 (approximately 576 million U.S. dollars, based on December

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Living in the Shadow of Colombia’s Largest Coal Mine

2018-1-30  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.

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Colombia and coal - Global Energy Monitor

2021-8-31  California-based Colombia Clean Power Fuels, Inc. a publicly-traded coal mining company, is planning the construction of Colombian metallurgical coal mines in 2011, with intentions to commence exports in early 2012. The company owns six mining concessions and a 70% interest in another mining concession, all in Colombia.

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Colombia’s Cerrejon coal mine suspend operations due to ...

2021-5-24  Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia halts operations. Credit: Albert Hyseni on Unsplash. The Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia has been reportedly closed after two blockades deter gasoline supplies. The first blockade started on Cerrejon’s railway line

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How REDD greenwashes Glencore’s coal mining

2021-1-21  Glencore’s coal mining operations in Colombia. Glencore, through its subsidiary Prodeco, runs two massive open cast coal mines in the Department of Cesar. From Cesar, the coal is transported by railway to ports near Santa Marta. About 95% of the coal is exported, about half to Europe. The impact of the mines is devastating.

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Cerrejon Coal Mine, Colombia GLAN

GLAN has filed complaints against three international mining giants (BHP, Anglo American and Glencore) and Ireland’s state-owned energy provider, the ESB, over serious human rights abuses and devastating environmental pollution at the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia.

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Lesson Plan: Coal Mining in Colombia -- Is it Worth the ...

2011-3-11  Colombian Coalmine by Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, Colombia, 2011. April 5, 2011 marks the one-year commemoration of the deadly explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia. This lesson plan explores the growing coal mining industry in Colombia, relating it to the risks and rewards of the same industry in the United States ...

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Coal Mines and Communities in Colombia: The Salem

In Colombia (the largest coal producer in Latin America) and Venezuela (the third largest), U.S.-owned coal mines have displaced indigenous people and peasants from their lands, they have employed thousands of people and given rise to labor organizations, they have also witnessed and been party to the killings of indigenous people, peasants ...

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Cerrejón coal mine Colombia - BankTrack

The Cerrejón coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia, is the largest in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. Its steady expansion since its founding in 1976 has led to the destruction of whole villages populated by local indigenous and Afro-Colombian people. The extracted coal is almost

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Coal mining revenue in Colombia 2019 Statista

2021-7-2  Coal mining in Colombia generated a revenue of nearly 1.9 trillion Colombian pesos in 2019 (approximately 576 million U.S. dollars, based on December

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Living in the Shadow of Colombia’s Largest Coal Mine

2018-1-30  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.

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How REDD greenwashes Glencore’s coal mining

2021-1-21  Glencore’s coal mining operations in Colombia. Glencore, through its subsidiary Prodeco, runs two massive open cast coal mines in the Department of Cesar. From Cesar, the coal is transported by railway to ports near Santa Marta. About 95% of the coal is exported, about half to Europe. The impact of the mines is devastating.

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The Coal Chain in Colombia - UPME

2006-10-2  The Coal Chain in Colombia 10 COLOMBIAN COAL Source of Energy for the World _____ COAL IN THE WORLD 2.1 Global Coal Reserves Coal is the most plentiful fuel in nature with 984,453 Mt in global reserves measured at the end of 2003, of which 52.7% are anthracitic and bituminous coals

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Cerrejon: coal from Colombia (Journal Article) OSTI.GOV

2021-8-15  Cerrejon puts Colombia in spotlight. Journal Article Merritt, P C - Coal Age; (United States) 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.

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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.

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