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Columbia Coal Mining Project

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Columbia Carbones del Cerrejón Coal Mine Key Data

Producer of:Coal Location:Guasare, northeast Colombia Ownership:Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata (33% each) Geology:Tertiary age coal measures Mineral Type:Steam coal/pulverised fuel injection coal; D, Dm and E Reserve base:Proven reserves: 502.9Mt Production:32Mt/year (2009) Mining:Multi-seam open pit Processing:Coal crushing only Equipment:CGM coal crushers

Columbia Coal Mine Process Brief Introduction

Columbia Coal Mining Project
Columbia Coal Mining Project

The coal mining project is the largest operation in Latin America, Carbones del Cerrejón Norte. The coal project was developed by a joint venture between the Colombian state organisation, Carbones de Colombia (Carbocol) and Intercor, a subsidiary of the US energy company, ExxonMobil.

After topsoil stripping, overburden is drilled, blasted and loaded out either to permanent waste dumps or for backfill. Coal seams are prepared for mining by surface cleaning using rubber-tyred bulldozers then ripping or drilling and blasting in harder material. The big coal then was crushed to –50mm in a two-stage crushing process. The coal crushing plant has a capacity of 3,500t/h with crushed coal being conveyed into the two loadout silos.

In the Colombia coal mining project, CGM has offered two-stages coal crushing plants. The core equipment are coal crushers which include PE jaw crushers and PC hammer crushers. All the coal crushers are adjustable in the input sizes, finished sizes and capacity.

800TPH ~ 1000TPH Crushing Product Line

800TPH ~ 1000TPH Crushing Product Line

Here CGM recommend that you consider our 800 tph – 1000 tph crushing plant. In the plant, we have used fourth-stages crushing operation which will definitely produce products with required fineness. Learn More


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