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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...

WCA welcomes YTL Cement as a corporate member

17 October 2019, Published under Cement News

YTL Cement of Malaysiahas joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as a corporate member. The WCA now has a network of 75 members representing 34 countries. YTL Cement has a state-of-the-art 1Mta plant on the east coast of the Malaysian peninsular with additional overseas operations with Jurong Cement in Singapore and Zhejiang Lin'an Jin Yuan Cement Co Ltd in China.

Taiwan's Asia Cement joins WCA

16 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Asia Cement of Taiwan has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as a corporate member. Asia Cement produces 5Mta of cement from its three cement plants in Hsinchu, Hualien and NanHwa, Taiwan. In addition the company operates storage and transportation facilities in Keelung, Taichung, Kaohsiung and Hualien harbours to lower its transportation costs. "As a prominent Taiwanese cement group that shares the WCA's vision of tackling environmental issues together, we are very pleased to be joi...

WCA appoints two joint chairmen

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has appointed two new Joint Chairmen, Cui Xingtai of China United Cement Co (CUCC) and Vincent Lefebvre of Cem'In'EU. Mr Cui has been Chairmen of CUCC since 2005 and Vice President of CNBM since 2009. Mr Lefebvre has dual experience as an international group executive with Holcim and start-up founder of Cem'In'EU.

Sunnsy Group joins World Cement Association

12 September 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has been joined by Sunnsy Group, the largest cement group in the northern area of China's Yangtze River region. With a total cement production capacity of over 100Mta, Sunnsy Group is one of the 12 largest cement groups being specially supported by China's central government. Sunnsy Group is ranked in the top 500 Chinese enterprises and its 'Sunnsy' brand cement has been awarded a National Certified Quality Credit AAA Gold Medal. "Sunnsy Group has an impres...

KHD becomes a member of the WCA

03 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Germany’s KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD) has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as an Associate Corporate Member. "In a globalised world, we can only tackle the big challenges facing the cement industry, like climate change, together, so it’s great to be working alongside an organisation as respected as KHD," said Vincent Lefebvre, chairman of the WCA. With its range of clean technology solutions, KHD provides energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly products for the...

Sampyo Cement joins the WCA

29 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has announced tthat South Korea's SAMPYO Cement, a leading cement producer established in 1957, has joined the international association as a Corporate Member. "We are very pleased to welcome Sampyo Cement on board as the newest member of the WCA family," said Vincent Lefebvre, Chairman of the World Cement Association. "Sampyo is a world-class company that has already shown it is capable of competing in the global marketplace and we look forward to supporting ...