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Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore)

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Company response
20 December 2011

Response by Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore Xstrata): Alleged negative impacts in Guajira, Colombia.

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Article
25 January 2012

BHP Billiton: Dirty Energy - Alternative Annual Report 2011

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In November 2011 a group of NGOs including London Mining Network & BHP Billiton Watch released BHP Billiton: Dirty Energy ‘Alternative Annual Report 2011'. The report raises concerns about how BHP Billiton’s operations impact access to water &...

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Company response
25 January 2012

Response by Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore Xstrata): London Mining Network & Friends of the Earth released BHP Billiton: Dirty Energy ‘Alternative Annual Report 2011'.

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Article
29 June 2012
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Author: Revista Semana [Colombia]

…[La] familia de…una indígena Wayuu-Painwa del norte de La Guajira, fue llamada a una reunión…[que] tenía como finalidad convencer a los asistentes de firmar un papel en el que dieran el sí a un proyecto de minería de la empresa El Cerrejón [parte de...

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2 August 2012
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Author: Andrés Monroy y Camila Ramírez, El Turbión [Colombia]

El mes de agosto inició con una gran movilización en contra de la gran minería trasnacional…[en] 21 ciudades del país para rechazar lo que el gobierno…denomina como ‘locomotora minero energética’. Los marchantes…exigieron al Gobierno Nacional desmontar...

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Article
3 August 2012

[DOC] Best Practice Mining in Colombia

Author: Robert Goodland, for Ikv Pax Christi

…If the principles of conservation of natural and social capital, reducing risk, deepening democracy, and exercising caution are to be given priority, now might not be the best time to encourage investment in the mining sector. Further work needs to...

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Article
25 October 2012

Poor ‘hit by mines giant’ press former Labour minister

Author: London Mining Network

Felipe Ustate [community leader] will seek redress for Afro-Colombians at the London annual meeting of the world’s biggest miner…BHP Billiton…Ustate heads a group that represents the farming community displaced from Manantial in northern Colombia’s La...

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Article
12 November 2012
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Author: César Rodríguez Garavito, El Espectador [Colombia]

La súbita decisión de Cerrejón [parte de Anglo American, BHP Billion y Xstrata] de suspender los estudios para desviar el río Ranchería...dejó más preguntas que respuestas. ¿Por qué justo en el momento en el que el ministro…Carrillo anunciaba...

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Article
20 November 2012

[PDF] Ninth Report on the Progress of Cerrejon’s Social Commitment following the 2008 Third Party Review [Colombia]

Author: Cerrejon Coal

…Cerrejón’s [joint venture of Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata] ninth report on our progress on the implementation of the recommendations issued by the Third Panel Review, TPR, that conducted an independent revision of the company’s social...

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Article
21 January 2013

Colombia: Trade Union Negotiators Threatened

Author: Amnesty International

Two trade union leaders have been threatened in La Guajira Department in north-east Colombia…Igor Díaz López and Aldo Raúl Amaya Daza are part of the negotiating committee of [The National coal industry trade union], SINTRACARBON. They have been...

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