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WCA responds to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2018

Jun 15th 2018

WCA responds to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2018

Responding to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2018, Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive of the World Coal Association (WCA) said: “BP’s Energy Outlook continues to support a number of other...

Industry experts discuss responsible energy at Bettercoal event

Jun 13th 2018

Industry experts discuss responsible energy at Bettercoal event

On 27 June, WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton will be joining a group of experts to discuss the importance of responsible supply chains in the coal industry. Coal will remain an important fuel source for...

How carbon utilisation will be a key step in India's climate strategy

May 31st 2018

How carbon utilisation will be a key step in India's climate strategy

For India, energy remains the key driver of growth, not only from an economic perspective but more importantly for accelerating social development. With India's substantial coal reserves, it is...

Coal and the SDGs: London roundtable

May 23rd 2018

Coal and the SDGs: London roundtable

The World Coal Association (WCA) is holding a series of roundtables throughout 2018 to explore coal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This series of roundtables will bring...

U.S. Secretary of Energy addresses WCA conference

May 21st 2018

U.S. Secretary of Energy addresses WCA conference

The World Coal Association held a conference last week in Washington, DC with the title “Accelerating Deployment of Low Emission Coal Technology in the US and Globally”.  The conference provided...

Peabody’s Glenn Kellow announced as new Chairman of WCA

May 17th 2018

Peabody’s Glenn Kellow announced as new Chairman of WCA

The World Coal Association (WCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Kellow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody, as Chairman. The WCA Board confirmed the appointment at...

Why Malaysia’s low emission coal model could be emulated across ASEAN

Why Malaysia’s low emission coal model could be emulated across ASEAN

Apr 30th 2018

Last week, I was in Malaysia, meeting with energy experts from many of the countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This trip was interesting for two reasons:...

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Apr 25th 2018

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Russia’s leading coal producer, SUEK, has joined the World Coal Association (WCA), the only body acting internationally on behalf of the global coal industry. With 15 underground mines and 12 open...