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.
Colombia’s Cerrejon mining conglomerate announced Monday that production at its coastal coal site fell to 36.3 million tons in 2013, a 4.6% decrease from 38.1 million tons of the previous Full Article »
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 »