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Drummond Ltd. Press Release – Investigation by Ministry of Labor of Colombia

Regarding the accident that took place at Port Drummond on March 4th of this year, we in Drummond continue to grieve for the loss of our workers Deiner Rafael Noguera Sierra and Jhon Jairo Mendoza Bolaño. It has been a priority for Drummond to accompany and support Deiner and Jhon Jairo´s families in this difficult […]


(Bettercoal Press Release) Bettercoal completes first site-assessment at Drummond Ltd’s Colombian operations

Press Release 22 August 2014 Bettercoal completes first site-assessment at Drummond Ltd’s Colombian operations –     Independent third-party assessors review ethical, social and environmental performance of Pribbenow and El Descanso operations –     Bettercoal’s continuous improvement model will drive performance improvement at the mines   Bettercoal has reached another milestone in completing its first ever site-assessment at Drummond Ltd’s […]


Open Letter in Response to the Report the Dark Side of Coal: Paramilitary Violence in the Mining Region of Cesar, Colombia Published By Pax, The Netherlands

PAX has misrepresented the facts without any honest effort to research and present the truth.  The story told by PAX would make a good novel and maybe a good fictional movie but this story in no way represents the truth surrounding the facts associated with Drummond in Colombia or the coal industry in Colombia.  PAX […]


Drummond Company Announces Appointment of New President of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia

Drummond Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of José Miguel Linares as President of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia. Mr. Linares brings more than 23 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as Vice President – Legal of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia. Mr. Linares holds a Juris Doctorate from […]


Drummond Ltd. Colombia Announces Augusto Jimenez Resignation

Drummond Ltd. announces that Mr. Augusto Jimenez has tendered his resignation as President of Drummond Ltd. Colombia, which will be effective as of December 31, 2012.  Jose Miguel Linares, Vice President -Legal Drummond Ltd. will assume the duties of Interim President of Drummond Ltd. on January 1, 2013, while a search is completed for a […]


Drummond Company Enters Into Partnership With Itochu Corporation in Colombia

Drummond Company, Inc. and affiliates (“Drummond”) have reached an agreement with ITOCHU Corporation (“ITOCHU”) to enter into a partnership where Drummond will own 80% and ITOCHU will own 20% of a new entity, Drummond International, LLC (“Drummond International”), that will own and operate the Colombian coal mining operations and transportation infrastructure (the “Colombian Operations”) currently […]


First Anniversary of the death of Mr. Garry Neil Drummond, President and CEO for Drummond Company, Inc.

La Loma, July 12, 2017 *June 8th of 1938 – July 13th of 2016, With sadness we remember the death of Garry Drummond, President and CEO of Drummond Company for more than 50 years. In remembrance of the first year of the death of Mr. Garry Neil Drummond, several acts will take place during the […]


Press Release on Mine Accident

La Loma, June 19, 2017 Drummond Ltd. regrets to report the death of Germán Darío García Araque, an employee at the Pribbenow mine. Mr. Garcia had an accident on Sunday night, June 18, when he was clearing a mine road. The company’s emergency procedures were immediately activated and our industrial safety and occupational health personnel […]


Drummond closed a record year in exports, with more than 32.6 million tons of coal shipped to 24 countries

Bogotá, January 12, 2017 With a 10% increase in production and a 16% increase in exports as compared to 2015, reaching 28.4 and 32.6 million tons respectively, Drummond Ltd. ended 2016 with record numbers, with coal sales to continents such as Asia, the Americas and Europe. As a result of the company’s investments in state-of-the-art […]


Constructive discussions on the coal supply chain: Bettercoal Board of Directors and Drummond Company Inc. meet in Amsterdam

November 21, 2016 As part of an ongoing dialogue between Bettercoal and coal suppliers from around the globe, the Bettercoal Board of Directors took the opportunity to meet with senior representatives of Drummond Company Inc.. The party, led by the CEO of Drummond Company Inc., Mike Tracy, also included José Miguel Linares, President of the […]