The voice of coal gets stronger

As the only organisation representing the global coal industry, the World Coal Institute (WCI) has a vital role to play in providing a voice for coal on the world stage. This voice just got stronger with the admission of US coal producers Peabody Energy and Arch Coal as new members.

The WCI has also welcomed a number of new associate members over recent months: the Philippine Chamber of Coal Mines; the Association of British Mining Equipment Companies; and the Underground Coal Gasification Partnership. WCI now has 13 associate members in addition to its 18 corporate members.

The growth in membership will enable the WCI to deliver a stronger, more cohesive message on behalf of the international coal industry. The entry of further US coal producers into the WCI is particularly important, as it ensures the world’s second largest coal producing country has an international voice.

WCI Chief Executive, Milton Catelin, commented, “It is important that the WCI reflects the diversity and vitality of the global coal industry. The steady growth in membership over the past two years means that the WCI is now more than ever in a position to represent global coal interests in the important debates confronting the industry, such as global warming. The WCI is now much more effective for its spread of large and small producers, developing and developed nations, and stakeholders who have a vital interest in the responsible use of coal.”

WCI Corporate Members

PT Adaro Indonesia

Anglo Coal

Arch Coal

BHB Billiton Energy Coal

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance

Carbones del Cerréjon

Carbones del Zulia

Coal India


Glencore International

Joy Global

Mitsubishi Development

Peabody Energy

Rio Tinto

Solid Energy New Zealand

Store Norske Spitsbergen Grupekompani


Xstrata Coal

WCI Associate Members

Associaç¦o Brasileira do Carv¦o Mineral

Australian Coal Association

Association of British Mining Equipment Companies

Cámara Asomineros

Coal Association of Canada

Coal Association of New Zealand

Confederation of UK Coal Producers

Indonesian Coal Mining Association

National Mining Association

Philippine Chamber of Coal Mines

Shaanxi Coalfields Geological Bureau

Svenska Kolinstitutet

UGC Partnership