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|This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of Colombia and coal.|
MPX Colombia is a subsidiary of MPX Energia SA which in turn is a subsidiary of the diversified EBX Group. MPX Colombia has interests in proposed coal mines, an export port and coal-fired power stations.
MPX Colombia's coal interests are:
- MPX Port, a coal export port which it proposed would be located within a 521 hectares concession on the Colombian Atlantic coast "about 150 km from its [coal] concessions in La Guajira. The company states that the port "will have capacity of up to 20 million tons/year and a depth of 20 meters, thus being able to handle capsize vessels";
- the Canaverales mine; the company states that the Environmental Impact Study (EIA) and the Engineering and Operating Plan (PTO) for the have been filed with the Colombian Ministry of Environment;
- Papayal mine; the company states that the the Environmental Impact Study (EIA) and the Engineering and Operating Plan are are currently being prepared "and are expected to be filed by 1Q11"; and
Articles and resources
- MPX "MPX Portfolio", MPX website, accessed February 2011.