Chairman’s Message

Dear Stakeholders:

Inter-American Coal has been a successful supplier of coal from Colombia and Venezuela since 1995. In addition to its own production, the company has established a loyal base of independent suppliers, many of whom have been doing business with us since our founding. This has provided a foundation upon which we have established a diverse customer base of electric generators and industrial customers in South America, Central America, North America, Europe and the Far East.

Our business philosophy is to market the highest quality of coal and coke for our customers and deliver the product with reliable transportation, at competitive prices. Inter-American Coal has been successful in implementing this philosophy due to our expert knowledge of the Colombian and Venezuelan coal industry, and due to our superior logistical capabilities to transport our product from mine to customer.

The key to our success lies with the dedicated, hard-working employees who execute our business philosophy on a daily basis. Our entire workforce is unparalleled in its effort to meet our customers’ needs. In turn, we are committed to providing our employees with a healthy, safe and thriving work environment.

Our strategic plan for future development is to own and operate river barging and port facilities in Colombia, to expand and more efficiently export coal from central Colombia. Additionally, we are pursuing plans to expand coal production in the high quality coal regions of central Colombia, where the economic environment is very positive. For many years we co-owned and operated the Mina Norte mine in Venezuela, and our management team has vast experience in underground coal mining in other regions of the world. We believe that we will be able to help transfer this knowledge of technology and training to coal mining in Colombia, in the safest manner possible.

We at Inter-American Coal are dedicated to the betterment of the communities in which we do business, through job creation, community development, and education. As the company continues to grow, we hope to increase our leadership role in spreading our values and commitment to these ideals.

Thank you for your interest in Inter-American Coal. We hope that you will join with us on this exciting path to build a company dedicated to being the premium supplier of quality coal and coke in South America — we believe the future will be a bright one, powered by an abundant energy source.

Craig L. Massey
Chairman of the Board of Directors

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The key to our success lies with the dedicated, hard-working employees who execute our business philosophy on a daily basis.

Craig L. Massey, Chairman