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Looking to the West

08 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr Weiping Ma, CEO of West China Cement, provides an update on the company’s operations and the virus’ impact on the Chinese cement industry. Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cement Association, of which the company is a member, also provides some essential context. Figure 1: the Chinese operations of West China Cement ICR: What is West China Cement’s corporate background and how had it been performing pre-coronavirus? Dr Weiping...

CarbonCure joins the WCA as Associate Corporate Members

04 June 2020, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today that Canadian company CarbonCure has joined its international community as an Associate Corporate Member. The company’s technology delivers improved production efficiencies and reduced-carbon concrete. Ian Riley, CEO at WCA, said, "CarbonCure’s technology helps ready-mix concrete producers become more efficient through innovative carbon usage technology. I believe WCA members around the world will find this interesting in their own sustaina...

WCA shares Sinoma Research Institute innovations in energy efficiency webinar

21 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) held its 'Energy efficiency and New Technologies' webinar yesterday with guest speakers from Sinoma Research Institute (SRI), CNBM group.

 Nie Wenhai, assistant general director of SRI, presented a paper on milling technology that evaluated the power efficiency of grinding for raw and finish milling, replacing ball mills with roller press systems or vertical roller mills (VRM). Sinoma has completed 350 roller press installations and 531 VRM projects in th...

The Cement Producers Association of Iraq joins the WCA as affiliate member

13 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association announced today that it is welcoming the Cement Producers Association of Iraq (CPAI) as an affiliate member of its international network. Affiliate membership is designed for regional or national cement associations and other partner groups, which are not-for-profit organisations working in areas related to the objectives of the WCA. "In these challenging and uncertain times, it's more important than ever that organisations and individuals from across the glob...

The Korean Cement Association joins the WCA

19 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that it is welcoming the Korea Cement Association (KCA) as an affiliate member of its international network. "KCA has a long history supporting the advancement of the cement and concrete industries locally, and we look forward to working with them in a global context,” explains Ian Riley, CEO at WCA. "It’s important for us to have a diverse membership that is not just made up of cement producers, and so we’re very keen to welcome other Associ...

Raysut Cement joins WCA

04 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Raysut Cement Co (RCC) as a new Corporate Member. Founded in 1981, Raysut Cement Company is headquartered in Salalah, Oman, and is the largest producer of cement in Oman with clinker and cement manufacturing assets in Oman, Yemen, UAE and recently acquired LafargeHolcim Maldives. With a total production capacity of 7.1Mta the company exports 1.5Mta of cement and clinker across markets in the ...

The WCA on waste-to-energy

21 January 2020, Published under Cement News

With waste-to-energy in the cement sector holding significant potential, Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cement Association, explains why the organisation is encouraging its global members to evaluate co-processing and waste heat recovery for the benefit of the sector, society and efforts to tackle climate change. Waste-to-energy will form a part of the WCA’s roadmap to provide members with practical guidance on what measures they can take in their specific circumstances to reduce thei...

WCA holds end-of-year board meeting in Dubai

20 December 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has held its final board meeting of the year in Dubai, UAE, taking the opportunity to review progress made so far and set priorities for 2020 and beyond. "This has been a very successful year for the WCA in which we've launched a number of exciting new initiatives and member benefits, and we look forward to building on that work next year," said Ian Riley, WCA CEO. "As our international membership continues to grow, we will create many more opportunities for o...

PPC joins the WCA as a Corporate Member

18 December 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed PPC as a corporate member. Speaking about PPC's desire to join the WCA, Roland van Wijnen, CEO of PPC said:  "We expect that WCA will help us to leverage and expand our existing expertise to achieve best practice in cement operations for the benefit of our customers and to further improve our environmental performance. "Through WCA, we are also looking to connect with the worldwide cement industry and stay up to date with the latest devel...

Semen Indonesia joins WCA

28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as a Corporate Member. Semen Indonesia maintains a production capacity of 51Mta, which is shipped to customers across Indonesia, but also Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Philippines, China, Australia, India, Bangladesh, Africa, Timor-Leste and other countries. The company has cement plants in Lhoknga in Aceh, Indarung in West Sumatra, Narogong in West Java, Rembang and Cilacap in Central Java, Gresik and Tuban in East Jav...