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WCA welcomes Maweni Limestone

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) announced that Maweni Limestone Ltd , a subsidiary of Huaxin Cement Group , has joined the organisation as a corporate member. Located in Tanzania, Maweni Limestone is one of east Africa’s leading cement producers. Acquired and rebuilt by Huaxin Cement Group in 2020, the company has an output of 1.5Mta of cement. WCA CEO, Ian Riley, comments: “We look forward to the contribution they will make to our efforts to share and improve best practice among me...

Concrete-AI joins WCA

16 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has welcomed Concrete-AI as associate corporate member. Concrete-AI is based in Los Angeles, USA, and provides an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform that can reduce material costs in concrete by 5-10 per cent, and embodied CO 2 by up to 50 per cent without compromising performance. The cloud-based platform applies pioneering data analytics from machine learning to optimise concrete formulations by accurately predicting concrete’s ...

Aeroborn joins WCA

25 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that Dutch clean tech company Aeroborn has joined its ranks as an associate corporate member. Aeroborn specialises in developing and commercialising carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technologies to accelerate progress towards a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, focussing on reducing net CO 2 emissions in four key sectors: construction, energy, process industry and transport. The firm’s proprietary technology turns waste CO 2 ...

World Cement Association unanimously approves Climate Policy

20 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has today announced the unanimous approval of its proposed Climate Policy and the re-election of CUCC Chairman Cui Xingtai to the Board of Directors at its fifth General Assembly, which took place virtually this month. Climate Policy The WCA's Climate Policy focusses on accelerating the decarbonisation of the cement and concrete industry by encouraging and supporting members to set ambitious targets on reducing CO 2 emissions, and fostering collaborat...

Carbon Re joins WCA

16 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Carbon Re has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as an associate corporate member. Carbon Re is the world’s first AI-powered platform developing solutions to cut costs and reduce emissions in the energy-intensive manufacturing sector. Its Delta Zero software enables cement plants to increase efficient fuel use when firing kilns, resulting in lower fuel costs and emissions reductions of up to 20 per cent. Ian Riley, CEO at WCA, comments: “Improving energy efficiency of production a...

CarbonBuilt joins World Cement Association

26 November 2021, Published under Cement News

CarbonBuilt has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) as an associate corporate member. The US based firm has developed ReversaTM technology that directly embeds CO₂ from industrial and direct air capture sources into proprietary low-cost and low-carbon concrete formulations. The technology reduces overall CO₂ emissions by more than 60 per cent while delivering products that meet existing industry specifications and drive greater profit for concrete producers, according to a WCA state...

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.