Our recent WCA member survey highlighted high levels of interest in the co-processing of municipal and hazardous wastes as alternative fuels for the cement industry. In this blog, Chinese cement producer, BBMG discusses their advances in and capacities for waste-co-processing, how this can contribute towards the Chinese Waste Free City vision, and how this technology can be used to dispose of medical waste during the COVID-19 epidemic. 

Coronavirus Liveblog - 2020

(Liveblog Now Ended - 27/07/2020)

This Coronavirus Liveblog will feature updates from WCA members across the world, detailing the impacts of COVID-19 on their businesses and the cement industry, as well as the wider construction sector.

Please check back regularly for new input. 

Several of our Chinese members have offered to mobilise their resources to donate face masks to WCA members who are finding it difficult to secure supplies locally. If you are in need of facemasks for your employees, please let us know.

London, 1st April 2020

ZKG Magazine

WCA's Manon Burbidge has written a feature for the German cement industry magazine "ZKG", on the topic of protecting and promoting biodiversity in limestone quarries. 

London, 18th March 2020  – The World Cement Association announced today that it is welcoming Korea Cement Association (KCA) as an Affiliate Member of its international network.

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, held on Sunday 8th March, WCA are creating a blog mini-series highlighting the achievements of women across the global cement industry and showcasing where our members are working hard to achieve gender equality and diversity in their companies.

In this blog, we showcase the careers of four prominent women in the Chinese cement industry, who have been central to technological developments which have driven forward industrial progress.