Press releases

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Launch of the 6th edition of Coal industry across Europe at the Stanhope Hotel, Brussels on 23 January 2017

2017

23 January Two major new coal reports launched in Brussels

 

 

 

2016

20 June European coal association on the Road from Paris

Mr. Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy Markets and Security at the International Energy Agency (left), presents newly elected EURACOAL President, Dr. Wolfgang Cieslik (right), with the latest edition of the Agency’s Medium-Term Coal Market Report.
Mr. Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy Markets and Security at the International Energy Agency (left), presents newly elected EURACOAL President, Dr. Wolfgang Cieslik (right), with the latest edition of the Agency’s Medium-Term Coal Market Report.

28 January Dr. Wolfgang Cieslik is new President of EURACOAL: unanimously elected as President of international coal association

 

 

 

 

 

 


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EURACOAL President, Dr. Zygmunt Łukaszczyk (left) with EURACOAL Vice President, Mr. Vladimír Budinský (right)

2015

9 October NGOs for sale: how the US super-rich influence EU climate and energy policy

28 January Coal Round takes off in the 8th European Parliament

19 January EURACOAL elects new President and Vice Presidents: Dr. Zygmunt Łukaszczyk, Chairman of the Board of Katowicki Holding Węglowy S.A. becomes President of the Association

 


EESC Member Dumitru Fornea & Maciej Kolaczek, Polish PermRep
EESC Member Dumitru Fornea & Maciej Kolaczek, Polish PermRep at St.Barbara’s Day launch of “Coal: fuel for the 21st century”, 4 December 2014

2014

4 December Fuelling competitiveness, growth and jobs in the 21st century (Presentation by EURACOAL VP Mr. Nigel Yaxley)

18 November Coal supply: the real energy crisis in Ukraine

10 October European coal industry calls for a realistic GHG target linked to an international agreement


4th European Coal Days including dinner debate on “Coal, Poland and COP-19” in the European Parliament on 13 November 2013
4th European Coal Days dinner debate “Coal, Poland & COP-19” Left-right: Małgorzata Mika Bryska, Deputy Director – Energy Dept, Polish Ministry of Economy; Jerzy Buzek MEP; Janusz Piechociński, Deputy PM of Poland & Minister of Economy; Paweł Smoleń, EURACOAL President; Piotr Rykala, VP, Kompania Węglowa SA

2013

14 November Coal industry across Europe – 5th edition launched during 4th European Coal Days in Brussels

22 January EURACOAL calls for MEPs to vote against ETS back-loading proposal

21 January EURACOAL elects new President

 


2012

14 November 3rd European Coal Days – critical issues examined in joint meeting of employers and employees

18 April Energy companies launch new Bettercoal initiative to support improvements in global coal mining

25 January Launch of IEA Medium-term Coal Market Report 2011 in Brussels shows coal was king over last decade


2011

8 December European Energy Forum dinner debate sponsored by EURACOAL – IEA World Energy Outlook 2011 and what about coal?

1 December 2nd European Coal Days – EU to show leadership on clean coal

6 October Coal industry across Europe 2011 launched in European Parliament

24 January EURACOAL elects new President and Vice-Presidents


2010

12 November 1st European Coal Days – summary report

9 November 1st European Coal Days – opening ceremony

21 June Coal use world‐wide on the rise – efficiency and CCS are key factors for the future say high‐level representatives of the European Commission and IEA


2009

26 January Election of EURACOAL President Petr Pudil

26 January EURACOAL conference – coal has a future following first CO2 capture at German power plant

26 January Kohle hat Zukunft – Antrittsrede des neuen EURACOAL-Präsidenten in Brüssel / Erste Betriebserfahrungen mit Kohlendioxidabscheidung in Kohlekraftwerken aus Deutschland


2008

17 January Future of emissions trading after 2012 in Europe and in a global context


2007

21 November EURACOAL emphasises significance of state-of-the-art power stations with high efficiencies and low CO2 emissions

26 January Europe opts for coal and climate protection – coal industry welcomes the European Commission’s proposals / Europa optiert fuer Kohle und Klimaschutz – Kohleindustrie begruesst Vorschlaege der Kommission

26 January European Association for Coal and Lignite elects new President / Verband der europaeischen Kohleindustrie waehlt neuen Praesidenten