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. The company cited its investment in state-of-the-art technology at its operations in Colombia, generating operational efficiencies at its mines and the port, and developing initiatives aimed at mitigating its environmental impact as well promoting “exemplary compensation projects.”

“In a complex international market and with the challenges presented by the local economic environment, it is very gratifying for the company to show record numbers for its exports and to have Colombian coal reach 24 countries in 2016,” said José Miguel Linares, president of Drummond Ltd. “This achievement reaffirms our commitment to sustainable, properly performed mining.”

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