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ABOUT US

Our history

A legacy of growth and development since 1995

1995/96

Glencore acquires Prodeco (including Prodeco’s original port, the Calenturitas mine and the Cerrejón Central concession)

 

2004

operations start in the Calenturitas mine

 

2005

Glencore acquires the Carbones de La Jagua mine

 

2006 

Glencore acquires the Consorcio Minero Unido mine and 36% of the Colombian northern railway network concession granted to Fenoco SA

 

2007

Glencore acquires the Carbones El Tesoro mine, thus acquiring 100% of the La Jagua operation


2008

the first coal train transport

 

2009

construction of Puerto Nuevo starts in Ciénaga, Magdalena 

 

2010

10 million tonnes of coal produced


2011

14 million tonnes of coal produced

 

2013

Puerto Nuevo  starts operations, using the direct loading system

 

2014

19.5 million tonnes of coal produced

 

2018

The Puerto Nuevo quality management system achieves ISO 9001 certification

 

2019

Prodeco was the first company in Colombia to sign the purchase of carbon certificates to contribute mitigate climate change