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  • Coal Project in Colombia | ITOCHU Corporation

    Coal Project in Colombia. In 2011, ITOCHU acquired a 20% equity stake in Drummond International LLC (headquarters: Alabama, United States) which owns coal mines and infrastructures in Colombia for production, transportation and sales of coal through ITOCHU Coal Americas Inc. Drummond commenced coal production in Colombia in 1995.

  • Why Colombia halted a US company''s coal exports | The ...

     · BOGOTA, Colombia — By shipping 80,000 tons of coal per day, the Alabama-based Drummond Co. has helped turned Colombia into the world''s fourth largest coal exporter — …

  • Colombia lifts Drummond coal export ban

     · The export ban on Drummond, Colombia''s second-largest exporter of coal, was lifted Friday. Drummond shipping operations were suspended on February 6 after the Alabama-based company dumped tons of coal into the Caribbean Sea from a sinking barge on January 13. The mining company insisted that the actions were necessary in order to save the ...

  • Bank of America and Drummond Coal in Colombia

    Bank of America and Drummond Coal in Colombia. This blog post has been updated. This month, Rainforest Action Network and three allies testified at Bank of America''s annual shareholder meeting, urging them to drop coal, to stop profiting from environmental destruction and human rights abuses. We''re posting the statements of our three allies.

  • Political Agenda: Colombia wants Drummond Co. to show it ...

     · Birmingham-based Drummond Co. had until Jan. 1 to change how it loads coal onto ships and barges at its private port in Colombia, but the company missed that deadline and now the government there ...

  • US miner Drummond restarts coal loadings at Colombian ...

     · US miner Drummond restarted coal loadings from its Colombian export terminal late Monday after its environmental restrictions were lifted following a three-month export ban, the company said in a statement.

  • VOA Special English

     · Colombia permitted coal producer Drummond to restart part of its operations on April 9. In Yemen, Libya and Syria, years of conflict have led to humanitarian disasters. In all three countries, the level of coronavirus outbreak is unknown.

  • Colombia Orders Drummond Coal to Halt Port Operations

     · BOGOTA, Colombia—Colombia''s government Wednesday ordered Drummond Co. to immediately stop its coal-loading operations for export after the Alabama-based company failed to upgrade its facilities ...

  • Press Releases

    Drummond closed a record year in exports, with more than 32.6 million tons of coal shipped to 24 countries 11/21/2016 - Constructive discussions on the coal supply chain: Bettercoal Board of Directors and Drummond Company Inc. meet in Amsterdam

  • Colombia Halts Drummond Coal, Disrupting Exports

     · Drummond produces roughly a third of Colombia''s coal and pays the government some 4.2 billion pesos ($2.17 million) a day, about 2.7 billion pesos of …

  • Murder conviction in Drummond union leader slaying in ...

     · Drummond Co. has a vast Colombian coal mine operation, shown here in a 2006 photo. (Birmingham News/Russell Hubbard) BOGOTA, Colombia -- A former contractor for the U.S.-based coal …

  • US miner Drummond restarts coal loadings at Colombian ...

     · Drummond to restart coal exports from Colombia. According to El Colombiano (in Spanish), the country''s environmental regulator (ANLA) has already inspected the new installations that Drummond ...

  • CNR to re-start Colombia coal exports after Drummond ...

     · Coal is Colombia''s second most profitable export after oil. CNR produced 3.5 million tons of coal in 2013, accounting for about 4 percent of production in Colombia.

  • ANALYSIS-Developing countries unlock key industries to ...

     · Colombia, the world''s fifth-biggest coal exporter, allowed coal producer Drummond to partially restart on April 9. Coal is Colombia''s second-largest source of …

  • Coal Sales

    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 85 years of coal mining expertise in the United States and over 25 years of experience in Colombia. Our rigorous quality controls ensure that […]

  • COLOMBIA MULLS GLENCORE SOLUTION TO CLOSED DRUMMOND COAL …

    STANMORE LINKS WITH M RESOURCES TO RESTART MOTHBALLED PEABODY AUSTRALIAN COAL MINES. Australian miner Stanmore Coal seeks to take advantage of the many synergies and product blending opportunities with its existing operations after linking with M Resources to acquire the mothballed Millennium and Mavis Downs metallurgical coal mines in Australia''s Bowen Basin from …

  • CNR to re-start Colombia coal exports after Drummond ...

     · Colombian Natural Resources (CNR), owned by investment bank Goldman Sachs, will re-start coal exports and re-establish mining operations after the government helped broker a deal for its use of Drummond''s Caribbean Sea port, according to government and industry sources. CNR suspended exports from its port in Colombia at the end of last year because its loading procedures …

  • Drummond suspends coal exports from Colombia

     · BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Drummond coal company says it is halting all exports from Colombia until March after environmental authorities ordered it to stop using barges to load its ships because of pollution concerns.

  • The Cost of Power: Coal Mining and Human Rights in Colombia

     · Those two plants import coal from Colombia — from the Drummond mine and the Cerrejon mine, the Drummond one being where Orlando works. And that''s how we initially, in Salem, got involved — by learning what the source of this coal that comes in on these giant forty-thousand ton ships every three weeks or so into our harbor, the coal that ...

  • Developing countries unlock key industries to safeguard ...

     · Colombia, the world''s fifth-biggest coal exporter, allowed coal producer Drummond to partially restart on April 9. Coal is Colombia''s second-largest source of foreign exchange, and royalties paid by coal firms are"fundamental"to coping with the health emergency and reviving the economy, the energy ministry told Reuters.

  • Drummond to resume coal exports from Colombia on March …

     · Colombia''s government will let US-based Drummond Co, the country''s second largest coal producer to resume exports on March 24 as the company is set to finish a …

  • UPDATE 2-Colombia''s coal railway says workers to return in ...

     · Colombia''s main coal railway, Fenoco, said on Wednesday that laborers would return to work "in the coming hours" to begin restarting operations after …

  • Drummond Colombia Coal Asset Investment Outline

    Type of Coal High quality thermal coal Proven & Probable Reserves 1.9 billion metric tons Production FY2011: 25 million metric ton (1) Large Scale Operating Coal Mine 4th largest export volume among all coal mines in the world. (2) In Place Logistic Infrastructure ・Rail :Drummond owns 40.96% of Fenoco, the rail management company.

  • Podcasts on Colombia Murders and North Birmingham Knocks ...

     · While the heirs of Drummond Company hope to diversify their holdings and possibly sell their enormous coal operation in Colombia, Vice Media has stirred international intrigue in a multi-episode podcast series called, "The Crisis.". The podcasts have come at the worst time for Drummond Company.. The podcasts come just weeks after the 20th anniversary of the murders of two Colombian …

  • Drummond to partially restart Colombian coal operations ...

     · Drummond ships over 25 million tons of coal from Colombia, according to the company''s website. Drummond said the team restarting the operation includes two shifts of about 400 workers, with safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. The company''s rail and port operations continue to operate.

  • Drummond Posts Record Year in Coal Exports | Coal Age

     · Drummond Posts Record Year in Coal Exports Apr 13, 2017 | World News With a 10% increase in production and a 16% increase in exports as compared to 2015, reaching 28.4 million and 32.6 million tons, respectively, Drummond Ltd. ended 2016 with record numbers.

  • Alabama coal baron faces lawsuits in Colombia killings ...

     · In 1976, Drummond signed a 15-year contract with Alabama Power, a unit of Southern Co., to deliver 2 million tons of coal a year to the utility, according to Drummond''s Web site.

  • Drummond and Colombia Both Suffer in Clash

     · LA LOMA, Colombia—Drummond Co. came to this hot, flat corner of Colombia two decades ago and, despite civil unrest and clashes with authorities, has kept coal flowing from the company''s two ...

  • Port

    Drummond holds a concession from the Colombian government to operate Puerto Drummond, an ocean port located on the Caribbean Sea in Ciénaga, near the city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Puerto Drummond was designed as a high capacity loading and storage facility. On March 31, 2014 Drummond carried out its first shipment of coal using the […]

  • Press Releases

    03/16/2021 - Drummond announces the first 1,000 tons of coal from its El Corozo mine in Cesar; 02/11/2021 - In 2021, Drummond will have awarded 167 college scholarships to young people in its area of influence; 01/14/2021 - For the fifth consecutive year, Drummond Ltd. was the largest coal producer and exporter in Colombia

  • Drummond Company Inc

    Coal output from Colombia, the world''s 5th-largest exporter, fell 8.1% to 21.5Mt in Q3 2017 from a year earlier, according to the national mining agency, Reuters reports. So far this year, the sector has produced 65.1Mt of coal, 4.4% lower than the same period a year ago. The biggest players in Colombia''s coal industry are Drummond, Glencore, Murray Energy Corp''s Colombia Natural ...

  • Drummond Company

    Coal mines. Drummond operates the Pribbenow and El Descanso mines near La Loma in the Cesar Department in northern Colombia. Both mines produce bituminous coal. Production from Pribbenow, comprising almost 50% of all coal mined in Colombia, is exported to 11 countries. The company is "Colombia''s second-biggest thermal coal producer."

  • Colombia halts coal loading by Drummond, disrupting exports

     · Colombia on Wednesday suspended the loading of coal by U.S.-based miner Drummond until it complies with new regulations governing port operations, an action that would slash shipments from the ...

  • Colombia''s coal industry pins hopes of salvation on China ...

     · During one of the worst Colombian coal crises, some are hoping that China will rescue the demand. But is this a realistic hope?