Work at La Caypa coal mine in northern Colombia resumed after police broke up an “illegal” strike, confirmed Pacific Coal in a statement released Monday.
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Work resumed on Saturday morning after the local Barrancas municipality authority issued an order for unauthorized personnel to clear the area, which local police enforced.
Pacific Coal confirmed that police will remain stationed at the mine throughout the week folllowing the resumption of work.
It was estimated after eight days that 75,000 tonnes of coal had been lost from production, the final cost of the strike is yet to be confirmed.