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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 ...

WCA appoints vice president

18 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has appointed Mohammed A Al-Garni as its vice president. Mr Al-Garni is the CEO of Saudi Cement Co and board member of WCA. "It is a great honour to be chosen as the new Vice President of the World Cement Association and I am really excited to participate in helping it grow further, supporting the association in its role as the voice of the cement industry globally," said Mr Al-Garni. Mr Al Garni has 35 years of experience in the cement industry.

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...