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WCA annual conference prompts MENA region to decarbonise

12 October 2022, Published under Cement News

The fifth World Cement Association (WCA) annual conference took place between the 25-28 September in Dubai, UAE, allowing industry leaders and stakeholders to have an open discussion and honest assessment of the biggest challenges that the cement industry faces. This year’s theme focussed on Navigating the Climate Challenge: Reducing Carbon and Reducing Costs but many concluded that the greatest limiting factor to decarbonising the cement industry is not technology but the sector’s dri...

WCA focus on MENA region decarbonisation

23 August 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has held its first CEO-exclusive, pre-conference webinar, in which participants concluded that cement producers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) can halve carbon emissions with zero or low capital expenditure. The webinar brought together thirty CEOs representing cement-producing companies from Iraq, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey among others, ahead of WCA’s annual conference which will be held in Dubai, in September 2022. The CEO’s re...

AICCE 21 - Equipping the Middle East

18 January 2017, Published under Cement News

The 21st Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition (AICCE 21) took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 16-18 November 2016. This annual gathering, which incorporates the largest equipment supplier fair in the region, attracted 615 delegates from 136 companies. Over 600 delegates gathered at the 21st Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition to find out more about the latest advances in cement production technolo...

Building a MENA strategy

29 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Since being created by Citadel Capital in 2005, ASEC Cement has embarked on a strategy of establishing a strong presence in the high-growth markets of Egypt, Algeria, Syria, Sudan and Iraq to satisfy huge demand potential in these countries. In this exclusive interview with ICR, Giorgio Bodo, chairman and CEO of ASEC Cement, Tamer Yacout, director of business development at ASEC Cement, together with Ghada Hammouda, head of corporate communications and CMO of Citadel Capital (Egypt), discuss...