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In Ciénaga they also speak English


July 27, 2016.  The visit of de Sara Watson and Jessica Laine Gault – educators from the United Kingdom and the United States, respectively, has generated high levels of expectation of 80 students of the Educational Institution “Alianza para el Progreso”, who, for an initial period of five months, will be immersed in the teaching of the foreign language in order to strengthen their skills in English as a second language.


More than 20.000 students from Cesar will benefit with the public – private alliance to improve the educational capacity

Valledupar, 15 July 2016. The National Education Ministry, the Prodeco Group and the Family Compensation Entity of Cesar - Comfacesar, are leading a plan for the improvement of the educational capacity in 10 public schools (36 education sites) in the municipalities of Becerril, La Jagua de Ibirico and El Paso, in order to allow that some 20.000 boys, girls and youngsters benefit from an improvement on the quality of the education received by them and a training that promotes wellbeing. 


Medalla-al-mérito-I.jpgThe Prodeco Group received a safety excellence award 

For the second time in a row, the Prodeco Group –the third largest mining company in the country – received last Friday in Bogotá the Excellence Merit medal, the highest health and safety award given to Colombian enterprises by the Colombian Safety Council.

The Emerald Cross Merit Medal, in the Excellence category, is the highest decoration given by the Colombian Safety Council, which is given to companies that have an outstanding performance in the maintenance of high safety standards, recognizing their permanent building of a risk prevention culture in the country. The Prodeco Group, led by its CEO Mark McManus, received the award, which consolidate the excellent health and safety performance during year 2015 of the operations of La Jagua Mine, Calenturitas Mine, Puerto Nuevo and railway.