17 June 2022

Global Construction Review

Ian Riley and Manon Burbidge, WCA have co-authored a piece with Greg Kats of the Smart Surfaces Coalition, on the need for smarter and greener urban surfaces in the world's cities to reduce impacts of heat events, instead of air conditioning, a policy currently favoured by city governments.

17 June 2022

Global Cement

Ian Riley, WCA CEO, has been interviewed by Global Cement magazine on CCUS around the world, particularly with regards to the cement sector. They discuss the challenges of storage, exciting new technologies and the latest on the topic in China. 

18 May 2022

World Cement

Ian Riley, Ma Qingfang, Shen Lili and Manon Burbidge, WCA, have produced a regional report on China for World Cement magazine. They discuss challenges such as demand plateau, overcapacity and environmental regulations, as well as new opportunities for the cement industry in China. 

13 May 2022

Cement Products

Ian Riley has been interviewed for Cement Products magazine on the benefits of the PEGASUS programme, particularly the pros of collaboration, cooperation and sharing of best practices on identified topics of priority to participants following the benchmarking process..

30 April 2022

International Cement Review

WCA's Ian Riley and Manon Burbidge, WCA Members Concrete AI and Carbon Re, and Titan Cement have written an article for ICR on potential applications of machine learning and AI in the cement and concrete industry.

22 April 2022 - The World Cement Association is calling on cement companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to take action, as the world’s attention is set on decarbonisation efforts in the region in light of upcoming COP27 in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt and 2023’s COP28 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. All eyes are on the commitments and actions of the region’s oil and gas sector; however, cement manufacturing in MENA is also significant, making up around 15% of the world’s total production.