Drummond Company Alabama http://apr.org en Appeals Court Hears Ala Case of Colombian Slayings http://apr.org/post/appeals-court-hears-ala-case-colombian-slayings <p>A federal appeals court in Montgomery is considering a case involving the Birmingham-based Drummond Coal and three killings that happened in South America more than a decade ago.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday that could revive a federal lawsuit over the slayings.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Children of slain three coal miners filed suit in 2009 claiming Drummond hired paramilitary gunmen to kill their fathers near its Colombian coal mine in 2001. The men were union leaders.<br> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:30:34 +0000 The Associated Press 36482 at http://apr.org Appeals Court Hears Ala Case of Colombian Slayings Drummond Says it Plans to Cut 425 Mining Jobs http://apr.org/post/drummond-says-it-plans-cut-425-mining-jobs <p>A Birmingham-based mining company has filed notification of plans to eliminate 425 jobs from its operations in Alabama.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/16q9hSa ) that Drummond Co. that the notification filed with the state says the job cuts in Jefferson, Walker and Tuscaloosa counties will take effect Sept. 9.<br> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:58:14 +0000 The Associated Press 33846 at http://apr.org Drummond Says it Plans to Cut 425 Mining Jobs