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More than 20 years of journey, history and objectives achieved
1950
Beginning of Mining in the Region
Arrival of the first miners to the municipalities of Sutatausa and Cucunubá among which were Gabriel Higuera and Alejo Rodríguez - from Tolima where they worked in gold mining - and, Enrique Rojas, José Gratiniano Bello, Cayetano Avelino, Alcibiades Rojas, Hernando Arévalo, Pastor Prada, Pedro Pablo Castillo, and Gerardo Zabala (among other workers in the region), who started mining in the area.
1950
1960 - 1970
First steps
The mining authority of the moment grants the first exploitation permits to the operators in the area; Some producers even get legalization.
1960 - 1970
1998 - 1999
Crisis in Coal Mining
As a response to the crisis the National Mining Civic Movement was created, in which the idea of the integration of mining areas as a possible solution of the crisis was born.

As a consequence of the moment the producers gave up their individual exploitation rights to give life to the mining integration of the region through a limited society company.
1998 - 1999
31, enero, 2000
Foundation of Minminer S.A.
Minminer was founded by 41 partners in the municipality of Ubaté, Cundinamarca, on January 31, 2000. The project was prepared by Pablo Olaya Rincón, José RIcardo Baracaldo Aldana, Fideligno Armando Avelino Flechas, José Alejandro Rodríguez Farías, and, as external advisor, Marcos Quintero.
31, enero, 2000
2001
We started mining operations.
Start of direct marketing of coal under the Mining Title.
Construction of the first collection center for the entire Title.
2001
2002
We started our own mining project.
Start of Minminer's own mining project: La Chisgua, mine owned by all partners, being the pilot mine of the Mining Title.
2002
2007
We start coque production.
-We start coke production.
-The direct sale of coal from Minminer to national companies in the country is solidified.
2007
2008
We built the mixing plant, among other investments, guaranteeing the optimum quality of the coque.
2008
2009
Construction of our laboratory
We built and put into operation the coal and coke laboratory, to have total control of the quality of our products.
2009
2010
We implemented several improvements and investments in the mining project.
2010
2012
¡ Pakistán !
We made the first container export to Pakistan.
2012
2013
Changes and Goals
We carried out a corporate image change and defined new operational goals for 2017.
We open the doors to our new offices.
2013
2014
¡ Finlandia !
First bulk exports to Finland.
2014
2015
Big steps
Start of regular exports.
2015
2019
Redesign of the Industrial Center and Coker Plant.
2019
2020
Minminer's 20th Anniversary!
2020