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

Regarding the accident that took place 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 […]

(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 Annouces 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 […]

Drummond Ltd. presents its 2013-2014 Sustainability Report

Technological innovation, energy efficiency, diversification of the business, and updated best practices are some of the new developments announced by the report. The report was developed according to the GRI’s G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and verified by the firm BSD Consulting. 2013-2014 Sustainability Report This Sustainability Report is a testament to our commitment to community development […]

Drummond LTD Responds with FACTS and Asks WHY?

Drummond LTD expresses itself concerning the suspension of the loading of coal from barge to crane to the future loading of our coal by direct ship loaders.  We would like to clarify some statements by the press, government and others surrounding this situation and present the facts as we see them; PORT HISTORY.  Drummond began […]

Drummond Affiliate Notifies Customers of its Declaration of Force Majeure

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA – – Drummond Company affiliate Interocean has notified customers for coal it exports from Colombia that it has been forced to declare Force Majeure as a result of the Colombian government’s decision to halt—effective January 13, 2014—all coal shipments from its operations within the country, company officials announced today. The company, which suffered […]


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