A workers strike at the top-producing Cerrejon mine and an environmental incident affecting a...

|By:, SA News Editor

A workers strike at the top-producing Cerrejon mine and an environmental incident affecting a rival producer have paralyzed 75% of Colombia's coal exports for five days now. Coal prices remain near one-month highs, and the halt in exports is a serious concern for Colombia's economy. Both Cerrejon's management and the union say they aren't even talking to each other despite government efforts.