Drummond has an excellent reputation in both the domestic and international coal markets due to our extensive quality control program, reliable delivery, excellent service, and high-quality products. We combine more than 80 years of coal mining expertise in the United States and over 20 years of experience in Colombia. Our rigorous quality controls ensure that our customer’s specifications are consistently met.
Our United States operations primarily produce medium-volatile, low-sulfur metallurgical coal which is exported all over the world. Many of the major global steel producers value our metallurgical coal for its low-sulfur and premium coking characteristics.
Drummond-produced steam coal helps satisfy higher standards in energy demand and our expertise allows us to deliver unparalleled efficiencies for our customers. We are extremely conscious and reactive to the ever-changing needs in the marketplace. Most recently, we have responded to the markets need for eco-friendly, economical coal production by focusing our efforts in Colombia. The primary impact of our Colombian coal is the reduction in sulfur dioxide output, resulting from lower inherent sulfur. Additionally, as utilities face more stringent environmental requirements, consumption of Drummond coal is a lower-cost compliance strategy for unscrubbed units and a lower operating cost strategy for scrubbed units. Additionally, Drummond’s Colombian coal is low in ash content, which helps reduce ash disposal costs for Drummond’s customers.
Drummond’s coal is marketed and sold globally, serving customers in Europe and the Mediterranean, the United States, South America, and Asia. The joint venture in Colombia between Drummond Company, Inc. and a subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation benefits from ITOCHU’s extensive global network, particularly in Asia. On-time delivery of our coal is ensured by our proximity to and ownership of both rail and ports (which accommodate both large and small vessels).
Contact Our Sales Offices
Main Sales Office – Liberty Park
1000 Urban Center Drive, Suite 205
Vestavia Hills, AL 35242
European Sales Office – Lugano
Riva Paradiso N. 2
6902 Paradiso, Lugano