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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...

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 ...

CEMEX joins the UN CFO Taskforce to promote sustainability goals

21 December 2021, Published under Cement News

CEMEX SA de CV has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Company CFO Taskforce for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as the company continues to align its financial strategy to its leadership in addressing climate change, the company announced. The CFO Taskforce for the SDGs has three main goals: to engage the global CFO community, to integrate the SDGs into strategy, financing, and investor relations, and to create a broad sustainable finance market. Members of the UN Global Compact...

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...

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.

Vietnam's Vissai Cement joins WCA

07 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s largest cement exporter Vissai Cement has joined The World Cement Association, adding to the organisation's network which covers 26 countries. “We are delighted that with Vissai Cement, we are welcoming a new member from an exciting country to our international community,” said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the World Cement Association. “A lot is happening in the Vietnamese cement industry right now, and Vissai’s fast-growing, diversified and international operations make t...

Anhui Conch

23 December 2015, Published under Cement News

West China Cement (WCC) has become the sixth Chinese company to join the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI). Following a recent transaction, in which Anhui Conch Cement is to double its stake in the company to 51.57 per cent, WCC is set to become a subsidiary of Anhui Conch Cement and see its production capacity boosted to around 40Mta. “West China Cement is delighted to join the CSI and take the initiative to promote the goals of sustainable industry development, resource efficiency,...