London, 24th February 2021 

Global Cement

Ian Riley, WCA CEO and Alex Cameron, CEO and Founder of DecarbConnect, have been interviewed on the organisations' ongoing collaboration and opportunities on where the cement sector can learn from the wider decarbonisation efforts of other hard-to-abate sectors. 

London, 24th February 2021

Foresight Climate and Energy

Ian Riley, CEO of WCA has been quoted in Foresight Climate and Energy's article, "Heavy Industry to Carbon Light", sharing his thoughts on the electrification of the cement industry and the role this could play in the road to decarbonisation. 

London, 22 February 2021 – The World Cement Association will hold a Virtual Member Forum on 10th March discussing Grinding and Milling Technologies. The Forum will feature speakers from Fives FCB, an international industrial engineering group, and Republic Cement, a building materials company operating in the Philippines.

London, 26 January 2021 – The World Cement Association has launched the Gender Focus Network, an initiative aiming to improve the representation of women within the global cement community. WCA recognises that the cement industry around the world currently has a significant gender imbalance, and has founded the Gender Focus Network (GFN) to help increase awareness and to implement practical solutions to address this issue.

London, 18 January 2021 – The World Cement Association’s Professional Committees (Safety & Health, Environment & Climate Change and Technology & Innovation) announced their goals for the global cement industry in the new year at the WCA’s 4th General Assembly Meeting in December, taking the opportunity to review progress made so far and set priorities for the year ahead.  

15 January 2021

Cement Americas

Ian Riley, WCA CEO, has been interviewed for Cement Americas' "The Cement Industry in 2021" overview, offering insight into the outlook for the global industry in the new year, based on the experiences of WCA members throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.