Coal miner Cerrejon’s Colombia production fell 1.48% in 2015 compared with the previous year, while exports were down 2.33%, the company said on Thursday.
Workers from a private security firm have blocked the facilities at a coal mine in northeastern Colombia for five consecutive days over a contract dispute, a statement from the mining Full Article »
Workers at Colombia’s largest open-pit mine, Cerrejon, have been offered “collective holidays” to avoid facing mass layoffs, local media reported on Wednesday.
An attack attributed to Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC derailed on Thursday a Cerrejon coal transporter and caused severe damage to the railway in the northern La Guajira department. According Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday urged Colombians not to be manipulated and used in strikes that have been occurring throughout the country. “There is a deliberate action to promote Full Article »
Colombia’s labour sector has begun the week with ongoing strikes at the National University and coal mining company Cerrejon while new protests have been announced in the rice farming and Full Article »
Union workers and Cerrejon LLC, Colombia’s largest coal miner, on Monday reportedly reached a tenuous agreement. “After arduous negotiations…the Sintracarbon (union) commission and Cerrejon have built agreements to govern the Full Article »
The export ban on Drummond, Colombia’s second-largest exporter of coal, was lifted Friday. Drummond shipping operations were suspended on February 6 after the Alabama-based company dumped tons of coal into Full Article »
Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the thousands of coffee growers currently on strike while criticizing the government’s neoliberal economic model for exasperating the problem. “Although Full Article »