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WCA opens Beijing and President's office

19 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced the opening of its World Cement Association Beijing and President's office. The facility will be an addition to the association's headquarters in London and will be located at the building of China National Building Material Group (CNBM). "We are delighted to further expand our presence in China by opening our World Cement Association Beijing and President’s office," said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the World Cement Association. "As t...

Royal White Cement joins the WCA

16 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) announces that Royal White Cement, one of America's white cement companies, has joined its international membership as a Corporate Member.   "We are delighted to welcome this US-based member to our expanding global network," said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the WCA. "The United States is the world's third biggest cement producer and we are looking forward to working together with such an important local player to promote and strengthen the goals of ...

Ultracem joins the World Cement Association

19 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed the Colombian cement company Ultracem as a Corporate Member. The Association now has a membership made up of 69 members and representatives that cover 38 countries. "We are excited to welcome Ultracem to our membership, and particularly value their record of launching new environmental initiatives in the Colombian cement sector," said Norman Greig, WCA Secretary General. Founded in 2011, Ultracem has a cement capacity of 1.2Mta and its ceme...

Meghna Group joins WCA

31 May 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) welcomes Meghna Group of Industries, Unique Cement Industries Ltd, to its international membership. The company is one of Bangladesh's biggest conglomerates and will join as a Corporate Member. The association now boasts a network of 66 members and representatives that cover 36 countries. "We are delighted that an important player in the rapidly expanding Bangladeshi cement industry is joining our global network," said Norman Greig, WCA secretary general....

WCA announces panel to discuss climate action in Paris

25 May 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today the participants for its high-level, international expert panel at the WCA Global Climate Change Forum (GCCF) which will take place in Paris on 27 and 28 June 2018.   The event will bring together CEOs and leaders of the association’s member companies, as well as external analysts, to address the environmental challenges the cement industry faces and build momentum for joint action. Experts from the International Energy Agency, the CDP (fo...

Bernard Mathieu to front WCA's Global Climate Change Forum

27 February 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced mthe appointment of Bernard Mathieu as Director of its Climate Programme. In this role, Mr Mathieu will lead the WCA CEOs’ Global Forum on Climate Change that aims to draft the WCA Roadmap on Climate Change. The forum will take place on 27-28 June 2018 in Paris. "I am delighted to be supporting the WCA’s efforts to promote climate change values in the global cement industry and finding new ways for sustainable businesses to tackle some of t...

The WCA welcomes Anhui Conch Cement as a member

18 January 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today that Anhui Conch Cement Company, also known as Conch Cement, has joined the global organisation as a founding member. The WCA now represents more than 1bnt of cement production capacity with its members from 35 countries. "Conch Cement's efficient operation and pioneering management and its efforts to work towards the sustainable development of the cement industry makes them a valuable partner and we are delighted to welcome them as a fou...

World Cement Association launched

28 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Tuesday 27 September saw the launch of The World Cement Association (WCA), which will represent and promote the cement industry worldwide. The association will give its members access to comprehensive statistical data, host industry events, seminars and awards. It also strives to promote industry best practice at all levels, especially in emerging markets, with a focus on sustainability, health and safety, climate change and fair trade practices. WCA corporate members will include worldwi...