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Climate Change

BHP dumps Colombian coal mine in carbon exit drive

With $294m sale, project partner Glencore becomes sole owner of Cerrejon coal mine

Production at Colombia's Cerrejon coal mine is due to decline significantly after 2030, according to Glencore.   © Reuters

SYDNEY -- Australian mining heavyweight BHP Group has decided to divest a $294 million stake in a Colombian thermal coal project in response to criticism from environmentalists.

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