News & Opinion: WCA

Katie Warrick assumes interim leadership of the WCA

Katie Warrick assumes interim leadership of the WCA

Sep 21st 2018

Further to our previous announcement, Communications and Strategy Director of the World Coal Association (WCA), Katie Warrick has today assumed the role of Interim Chief Executive.  Katie...

Powering sustainable development with low emission coal technologies

Sep 10th 2018

Powering sustainable development with low emission coal technologies

In its 5th Strategic Energy Plan this year (2018), the Japanese Cabinet recognised coal as an important energy resource, necessary for the country’s base-load power supply, but it also highlighted...

Coal & the SDGs: Johannesburg roundtable

Aug 23rd 2018

Coal & the SDGs: Johannesburg roundtable

The World Coal Association (WCA) is holding a series of roundtables throughout 2018 to explore coal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The most recent roundtable was held in...

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...

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...

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...

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Apr 25th 2018

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...

WCA responds to BHP announcement

Apr 5th 2018

WCA responds to BHP announcement

The World Coal Association (WCA) is disappointed at BHP’s decision to leave the Association, based on one claimed material policy difference, given it was involved in developing our position on...