Colombia’s Cerrejon mining company will seek to increase coal exports to 32 million tonnes with more focus on shipments to Asia as demand in Europe slips, the company president said. Cerrejon, Colombia’s biggest exporter, is a joint venture owned equally by BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Xstrata.
(This article suggests that the Cerrejon Coal mine is the largest open cast coal mine in the world. Although one of the largest, it is likely that Peabody Coal’s mines in Arizona, and mines in Indonesia, are larger.)