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PT Cemindo Gemilang joins the World Cement Association

14 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Indonesian cement producer PT Cemindo Gemilang is the latest addition to the World Cement Association's international membership, which currently spans 34 countries. The firm joins as a Corporate Member. "As we work to address the key global challenges facing the cement industry, in particular the goal of full decarbonisation by 2050, it is important that we engage dynamic emerging-market players. We are delighted to welcome Cemindo Gemilang to the WCA," said Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cem...

FLSmidth China joins WCA as associate member

04 November 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth China, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FLSmidth A/S, has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as an associate member. "As a leading contributor to cement production around the world, we share responsibility for driving the sector towards more sustainable productivity," said Cyril Leung, country head of FLSmidth China. "We are inspired by the work already done by the WCA to seek collaborative approaches to some of the central environmental and technological issues and opportuniti...

World Cement Association appoints its first CEO

04 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has appointed Ian Riley as its first CEO and he will start in his new position from 1 September 2019 when Norman Greig retires as Secretary General. "We are delighted that Ian has agreed to join World Cement Association as its CEO, at an incredibly exciting time in our history," said WCA Chairman, Vincent Lefebvre. "His experience and drive will be invaluable as we work to take our organisation to the next level in the months and years ahead." Ian has a wealth ...

Baticim Cement joins WCA

21 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Turkey-based Baticim Cement has joined the World Cement Association as a corporate member. Baticim Cement is part of the Bati Anadolu Group. "With Baticim Cement, we welcome an important player in the Turkish cement industry to our membership. We look forward to working with them and our other members to promote the cement industry across the globe and tackle future challenges together," said Norman Greig, WCA secretary general.

The World Cement Association welcomes JK Cement

12 September 2018, Published under Cement News

JK Cement has joined the World cement Association (WCA) as a corporate member. The indian cement producer has 10.5Mta of grey cement capacity and 1.2Mta of white cement capacity with one plant in UAE. Norman Greig, Secretary General of the WCA said: "India's infrastructure is expanding rapidly, and the cement industry is playing an important role in fulfilling the country's demand. We are delighted to welcome a leading member of the thriving Indian cement community and look forward to worki...

Penna Cement joins the WCA

21 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Penna Cement of India has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as a corporate member. Commenting on the news, Penna Cement's Director of Marketing, Krishna Srivastava, said: "We are glad to be part of the World Cement Association, which will help us to benchmark against the best companies in the world to improve our environmental sustainability and energy conservation." Meanwhile, Norman Greig, secretary general of the WCA, welcomed Penna Cement, "With Penna Cement, a new member stro...

Global cement industry to accelerate adoption of new technologies to fight climate change

02 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The global cement industry must step up efforts to adopt new technologies and put a greater focus on innovation to make crucial progress on reducing CO2 emissions, is the key message from the World Cement Association (WCA)’s Global Climate Change Forum in Paris, where the organisation’s President, Zhi Ping Song told members: “No more words, but actions are needed”. Current technology employed by the sector to reduce emissions can only deliver 50 per cent of the CO2 savings required to ach...

WCA President urges industry to tackle climate change

18 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Zhi Ping Song, President of the World Cement Association (WCA), has called on the cement industry to take greater initiative in proactively tackling issues it is likely to face in the years ahead, especially in the all-important area of climate change. "There are some storm clouds gathering on the horizon for the cement industry, and we must work together now to repair the roof while the sun is still shining," said Mr Song. "This will require all stakeholders, regardless of size, group or...

Sinoma Engineering joins the WCA

12 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Sinoma Engineering has joined the World Cement Association. "We are delighted that Sinoma Engineering is joining the WCA as we are eager to work with all stakeholders in the industry, not just cement producers alone," said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the World Cement Association. "The insights Sinoma Engineering will be able to share with our diverse membership will offer a different context and perspective on the challenges and opportunities our industry is facing," added Mr Greig.

China United Cement joins the WCA

04 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that China United Cement Corporation (CUCC) has joined as a Corporate Member. CUCC is a cement company with a production capacity of 80Mta and more than 70 branches and subsidiaries all over China. With the corporation joining the international association, WCA now covers 35 countries.