News & Opinion: WCA

Benjamin Sporton’s vision on cooperating with the UNECE

Benjamin Sporton’s vision on cooperating with the UNECE

Feb 28th 2017

In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in January, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Coal Association (WCA) expressed their commitment to working together through...

WCA CEO speaks at US energy event in Washington DC

Feb 17th 2017

WCA CEO speaks at US energy event in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Benjamin Sporton, CEO of the World Coal Association (WCA), will offer insights into the new global dynamics of coal, as a keynote speaker at the United States Energy Association...

UNECE signs MoU with the World Coal Association

Jan 19th 2017

UNECE signs MoU with the World Coal Association

Geneva - The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Coal Association (WCA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formalises their long-term...

2017, an exciting year ahead

Jan 17th 2017

2017, an exciting year ahead

2017 has just begun and yet is already looking very promising. The year has started positively with news that United States has launched its very first carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)...

WCA welcomes Berau Coal Energy as its newest member

Jan 12th 2017

WCA welcomes Berau Coal Energy as its newest member

London - The only body acting internationally on behalf of coal, the World Coal Association (WCA), announced today that Indonesian coal mining company, Berau Coal Energy, has joined its membership...

Marrakech climate talks: Why we’re at the table

Nov 14th 2016

Marrakech climate talks: Why we’re at the table

It’s a year since the Paris Agreement was reached, and appetite for affordable, reliable and accessible energy in developing and emerging economies, particularly in Asia continues to grow. For many...

WCA at Assocarboni National Congress 2016

Apr 12th 2016

WCA at Assocarboni National Congress 2016

Last week I attended the Assocarboni National Congress 2016 in Rome to talk about the post-COP21 energy landscape. The foundation of this Paris Agreement are the Nationally Determined...

Colombian Mining Association joins the World Coal Association

Apr 1st 2016

Colombian Mining Association joins the World Coal Association

London – The Colombian Mining Association (CMA) has joined the World Coal Association, the global network for the coal industry, as its newest Associate Member. The CMA represents explorers,...