Thursday, July 9, 2015

Colombia’s Magdalena River Project Dredges Up Economic Promise

  By Julia Symmes Cobb BARRANCABERMEJA, Colombia, July 9 (Reuters) – The hulking backhoe dredges up rocks and silt from the shallows of the muddy Magdalena River in the first...

July 9, 2015
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Maritime News

Colombian Navy Divers Discover Cocaine Haul Near Rudder of U.S.-Bound Tanker

The drugs and stowaways were discovered by Navy divers inside a secret compartment of the Cyprus-flagged "Prisco Alexander" located near the rudder.

February 24, 2015
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
magdalena river delta
Maritime News

560 Miles of Dredging Means Access to a Lot of Colombian Coal

Colombia’s plan to dredge its biggest river could boost coking coal output fivefold, according to the government agency overseeing the project, potentially exacerbating a global glut of the steelmaking ingredient.

May 28, 2014
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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Drummond Barge Carrying Construction Material Wrecked in Colombia

A barge carrying construction materials for U.S.-based Drummond Co Inc, Colombia's second biggest coal miner, was shipwrecked at the company's port late last week, the company said on Sunday, causing leakage of some diesel fuel into the sea.

April 13, 2014
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Whistle-Blower Behind Coal Rally Heralds Colombian Shift

European utilities paying more to burn coal this winter is a sign of progress in Colombia, according to Alejandro Arias, whose environmental activism is helping provoke stricter pollution controls on miners.

January 22, 2014
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