First Anniversary of the death of Mr. Garry Neil Drummond, President and CEO for Drummond Company, Inc.
July 13, 2017

Sr. Garry Neil Drummond

In remembrance of the first year of the death of Mr. Garry Neil Drummond, several acts will take place during the week to honor his memory. On July 13th at 9:00 in the morning, a mass will be led by Monsignor Oscar Jose Velez Isaza, Bishop of the Diocese of Valledupar at the La Loma, Cesar church. The invitation was extended by the Mayor of the municipality of El Paso, Hidalfo de la Cruz to the company’s personnel and the community in general. After this, a commemorative plate will be presented, which will include the name of Garry Neil Drummond to the main avenue in the township of La Loma, work executed by Drummond Ltd.

Drummond Ltd. President, Jose Miguel Linares, accompanied by a group of directives from headquarters and the office in Colombia, will deliver a special speech about the life, work, and contributions made by Mr. Garry Neil Drummond at the different company offices.

As part of the commemoration, on Friday July 14th, children from various communities in Cesar will assist on an event in the Garry Neil Drummond Children’s Room at the Departmental Public Library. Rafael Carrillo Luquez, in the Cesar capital, with the involvement of several of the company’s directives and the Library Director, will present a life story of Mr. Drummond, together with a photograph. Reading and painting activities will also be available for the children.

University Students from Colombian Colleges Visit Pribbenow Mine
June 16, 2017

*Students from Universidad Nacional

During May and June, Drummond Ltd. received students at the Pribbenow Mine from the Mining Engineering and Geology Program at Universidad Nacional, Medellin campus, and students from Instituto Nacional de Formación Técnica Profesional (INFOTEP), Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC), and Institución Educativa Nacional Agustín Codazzi.

The visits began with introductory talks given by representatives from Drummond Ltd.’s different areas, on environment, mining, and social responsibility issues both inside and outside the company. The most frequent asked questions during the visits were related to the company’s mining projects, wastewater, industrial water treatment and use, action plans with communities in the area of influence, and occupational health issues.

After the introductory talks, the students from Universidad Nacional, Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, and Institución Educativa Nacional Agustín Codazzi each had an opportunity to tour the El Paujil reservoir and the Lookout at Ramp 7. Each of the tour sites allowed the participants to personally experience Drummond Ltd.’s environmental projects and mining operation.

The Peace and Reconciliation Foundation Visited Drummond Ltd.’s Mine and Port Operations
June 15, 2017

*León Valencia and Alexander Riaño of the Peace & Reconciliation Foundation are learning about Drummond Ltd.’s operations. In this photo, they are receiving information from Paul Klee, from the company’s Engineering Department.

La Loma, June 15, 2017 León Valencia, Director of the Peace & Reconciliation Foundation, and Alexander Riaño, Coordinator of Research on Development-Related Conflicts for the same non-profit non-governmental organization, created in 2013, visited Drummond’s operations in Colombia after expressing their interest in visiting through a conversation with company officials at a forum that was held […]

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