Antalya, 10 October 2019 - “What really struck me was that despite being outside the ETS (European Emissions Trading Scheme) and facing considerable economic challenges, the Turkish cement industry has such a focus on sustainability, in particular on energy efficiency and alternative fuels,” said Ian Riley, WCA CEO, who has this week been attending the TCMB’s (Turkish Cement Manufacturer’s Association) International Technical Seminar and Exhibition in Antalya, Turkey.

London, 24 September 2019 - The World Cement Association announced today that it has appointed two new Joint Chairmen, Mr Cui Xingtai of China United Cement Company (CUCC), China and Mr Vincent Lefebvre of Cem’In’Eu, France.

London, 17 July 2019 – The World Cement Association announced today that it has appointed Mr. Mohammed A. Al-Garni as Vice President. As well as being a long-standing Director and Board Member of the WCA, Mr Al-Garni is Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Cement Company.

London, July 2019 - WCA is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Riley as CEO of WCA effective September 1, 2019. Ian has many years of international experience in Europe, America and Asia, most recently in China where he was the country manager for LafargeHolcim from 2008 until earlier this year. Ian’s industry and international experience will be extremely helpful in the next stage of WCA’s development.

Beijing, May 11, 2019 -  at its annual meeting in Beijing the China Association for Public Companies (CAPCO) elected WCA President Song Zhiping as its new Chairman.

London, 5 December 2018 – The World Cement Association has said it expects global cement demand growth to slow next year, as the positive outlook and signs of recovery seen in the second half of 2016 have started to fade away in the face of rising downside risks emerging in Q2 2018.