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Pollution from uncontrolled coal fires: Continuous gaseous ...

Apr 01, 2019 · In coal mine areas, spontaneous combustion of coal is one of the greatest catastrophes that disturbs safe mining (Xiao et al., 2018). Colombia has coal reserves of variable characteristics and they are spread throughout the country (INGEOMINAS, 2004) with a capacity to meet the national demand of coal for many decades (López and Ward, 2008 ...

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

Jul 25, 2013 · 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. Photograph: Oliver Balch La Guajira only ...

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CERREJÓN COAL - Steady Growth, Market Flexibility

CMC – Coal Marketing Company yCMC is the exclusive supplier of coal produced in the Cerrejón mining complex. yCMC – like Cerrejón – is owned in equal parts (33% each) by Anglo Coal, BHP Billiton and Glencore. yCMC is an independent marketing company, operating in the term and spot markets and competing in many cases with shareholders.

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El Cerrejón, Colombia: the catastrophic consequences of ...

A grave problem of the mine is the coal dust, mainly caused by the daily explosions, killing off plants and leading to respiratory illnesses such as silicosis and eczema in humans. Furthermore, the waste from the mine is contaminating the scant water sources and rivers in the desert region.

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Cerrejon (Colombia) | Top 10 | Mining Global

Cerrejon (Colombia) The Cerrejon open-pit coal mine is located in South America in Colombia. Situated near the basin of the Rancheria River, the Cerrejon mine is divided into three main areas – Cerrejon North Zone, Cerrejon Central Zone and Cerrejon South Zone – and stretches over 170,000 acres. The mine has been in production since 1985,...

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Cerrejón - Wikipedia

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. At Cerrejón, low-ash, low-sulphur bituminous .

Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective - 1st Edition

Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective is a compelling collection of research conducted by scientists and engineers around the world. It presents the scientific and industrial communities as well as the interested lay reader with studies about prehistoric as well as historic coal and peat fires and magnificent illustrations of such fires and related research from countries around the world—a totally new .

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Puerto Bolivar coal export terminal - SourceWatch

The Puerto Bolivar coal export terminal is a private terminal in La Guajira department on Colombia's Caribbean coast, owned by Colombia's largest coal exporter, the Cerrejon Coal Company (Carbones del Cerrejón), which in turn is owned by subsidiaries of BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Xstrata.Cerrejon Coal also operates the Cerrejon coal mine in northern Colombia, the largest coal mine in ...

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Cerrejon (Colombia) | Top 10 | Mining Global

Cerrejon (Colombia) The Cerrejon open-pit coal mine is located in South America in Colombia. Situated near the basin of the Rancheria River, the Cerrejon mine is divided into three main areas – Cerrejon North Zone, Cerrejon Central Zone and Cerrejon South Zone – and stretches over 170,000 acres. The mine has been in production since 1985,...

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CMC - Coal Marketing Company - homepage

CMC - Coal Marketing Company (CMC) is the exclusive marketer of Cerrejon coal from Colombia. CMC Coal Marketing Company CMC - The exclusive marketer of thermal steam coal from the Cerrejón mining complex in northern Colombia.

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cerrejon coal mine waste rock - mine-equipments

BHP Billiton 2009-10: other sides to the story - London Mining Network COLOMBIA: the Cerrejon Coal mine 11 ..... This waste includes 60 million tonnes of waste rock, 10 million tonnes of erosion rock and 30 million tonnes of tailings ...

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Cerrejon Coal Mine Voltage - kwikkut

cerrejon coal mine waste rock mineequipments. Cerrejón Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cerrejón is a field or coal mine, loed in the basin of the Ranchería River, .This waste rock is loaded on 240tonne and 320tonne trucks and deposited in

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Conflict over water and mining: the case of the Cerrejón ...

Sep 21, 2017 · Colombia is currently experiencing a mining boom, especially in the extraction of coal, becoming the 9th largest exporter of steam coal in the world. However, despite having the support of the government, many of these mining operations have been accompanied by several environmental conflicts, with one of the main issues being (the availability/access to/contamination of) [.]

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Cerrejon coal mine | Wood Mackenzie

Nov 27, 2018 · Cerrejon utilises typical truck-and-shovel mining methods and mostly ships a crushed product via its wholly-owned railroad and port facilities. The mine has also a heavy media coal preparation plant that is used to recover coal from the interface material remaining after mining.

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Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton ...

Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton,... Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore) ... an Environmental management System that focuses on air and water quality monitoring and management system and solid waste management system. We comply with national Law and have defined stricter goals on air ...

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UK Coal Costs Colombia | War on Want

Dec 07, 2017 · A major coal supplier to UK power stations has denied claims by Colombian indigenous leaders that its mining operations in the South American republic have violated human rights. Cerrejon, which is jointly owned by three London Stock Exchange-listed companies, Anglo American, BHP and Glencore, is a large coal mine in La Guajira in northern Colombia close to the Venezuelan border.

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cerrejon coal mine waste rock - arbeidsprobleem

Cerrejón - WikipediaCerrejón 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

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Cerrejon Coal - conservation

Conservation International Colombia is partnering with Cerrejon Coal, Colombia's largest coal export company, to strengthen Cerrejon's institutional climate change policy, create a biodiversity offset to compensate for any damage done during mining operations and support the creation of new protected areas within the Guajira region.

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Production of humic substances through coal-solubilizing ...

LRC derived from hard coal mining activities in the "El Cerrejón" open cast mine (La Guajira, Colombia).The goal was to analyze the production of HS due to the activity of native bacteria isolated from microenvironments with high contents of coal waste. This study seeks to advance in the development of a strategy for use or final disposal of LRC

  • Published in: Brazilian Journal of Microbiology · 2014Authors: Nelson Valero Valero · Liliana Cecilia Gomez Gomez · Manuel Pantoja · Ramiro RamirezAffiliation: National University of ColombiaAbout: BioinformaticsGet Price
Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric ...

The EPA Administrator signed the Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities final rule on December 19, 2014, and it was published in the Federal Register (FR) on April 17, 2015. This rule finalized national regulations to provide a comprehensive set of requirements for the safe disposal of CCRs, commonly known as coal ash, from coal-fired power plants.

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