Who we are
Cerrejón is one of the largest open-pit coal-export mining operations in the world. The company is an important actor in the Colombian economy and the driving power of La Guajira, the region where our production activity takes place. It involves the exploration, extraction, transportation, loading on ships, and export of coal of various qualities.
To be acknowledged in the international thermal coal market as well as in Colombia as the most efficient and trustworthy world class producer and exporter; as an excellent partner that complies with the highest standards in terms of safety, health, environment and sustainable development; as a corporation with exemplary ethical behaviour, respectful of human rights; and as an effective contributor to the welfare and development of the communities where it operates and of the country, that promotes participation, development and excellence among its people and achieves the highest profitability for its shareholders.