Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

The Cerrejon mine is the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. It is owned by three mining companies listed on the London Stock Exchange – Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. Workers at the mine have been on strike since...
Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

The dried up bed of the Arroyo Bruno below the diversion, July 2019 Legal Clinic research to protect the rights of a river Indigenous communities threatened by climate change in Colombia had successfully argued in court that a British owned coal mining company should...
Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

Workers at Cerrejon mine reject ‘shift of death’

Statement from Sintracarbón (National Union of Workers in the Coal Industry in Colombia) 18 July, 2020 We Say NO to the Shift of Death – Declaration of the Board of Directors of Sintracarbón Yesterday, 17 July, during the meeting of the Board of Directors of our...