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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 […]


Appointment of Mr. Augusto Jimenez as Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Drummond Company, Inc.

Birmingham, April 19, 2016 Drummond Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Augusto Jimenez as Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Jimenez will be reporting directly to Mr. Garry N. Drummond, CEO and Chairman. Mr. Jimenez served as President of Drummond Ltd. from 1990 until 2012, during which time he was […]


Supreme Court rejects case against Drummond Company

The United States Supreme Court declined the request by the plaintiffs of Balcero v. Drummond to review the case, re-affirming the ruling by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in favor of Drummond.  The district court dismissed the case on July 25, 2013, on the basis that the plaintiffs relied on inadmissible hearsay to support […]


Drummond Ltd.’s Mining Operations Awarded OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification by Lloyd’s Register

 As a result of the various risk control efforts applied to occupational safety and health undertaken by Drummond Ltd. in its mining operations, the company obtained the OHSAS 18001:2007 certification granted by Lloyd’s Register (LRQA) an international certification provider and risk analysis organization. This entity, after a series of audits, was able to verify the […]


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 […]