London, 31 January 2023 - The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today that it has appointed three new Directors: Mr. Fabien Charbonnel, CEO of Cem'In'Eu, Mr. Xu Gang, Chairman of the Board of Maweni Limestone, VP & Head of Overseas Area of Huaxin Cement Co. Ltd. parent company of Maweni Limestone, and Mr. Kevin Lunney, COO of Mannok Holdings DAC. The appointments were agreed in a unanimous vote at the WCA General Assembly Meeting, which took place virtually this month.

26 January 2023

The Wharton Current Podcast

Ian Riley, CEO of WCA has participated in the latest episode of The Wharton Current Podcast, "Cement's Next Stage", discussing how urban mining can supply new materials for low-carbon cement, how China built one of the world's most efficient and cleanest cement fleets, and much more.

London, 24 January 2023 - Following the 6th General Assembly of the World Cement Association (WCA) which took place in a fully virtual format on January 12th 2023, WCA Director, Emir Adiguzel provided a presentation on the 'Outlook for 2023.'

London, 18 January 2023 – The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today that it is welcoming global leader of construction products, GCP, part of Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals, as an Associate Corporate Member.

5 December 2022


Ian Riley, WCA CEO, has been interviewed by ZKG Cement Lime Gypsum on the WCA 2022 Annual Conference in Dubai and the present situation of the cement industry’s changing process.

1 December 2022

Gulf Construction

Ian Riley, WCA CEO has been interviewed by Gulf Construction following the WCA's Annual Conference and how the MENA region can decarbonise the construction industry.