TAG: Press

  • Unique Cement Industries Ltd Becomes a Corporate Member of WCA

    London 21 September - The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today it is welcoming cement producer Unique Cement Industries Limited, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as a Corporate Member.

  • Huaxin Cement Co., Ltd Becomes a Corporate Member of WCA

    London, 11 October 2023 - The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today it is welcoming Chinese building materials company, Huaxin Cement Co., Ltd as a Corporate Member.

  • "We Have Enough Cement Capacity for the Next 25 Years!" - World Cement Association's Director Stresses at Annual Conference in Dubai

    London 25 October - The World Cement Association's (WCA) Director, Ali Emir Adiguzel, addressed a gathering of distinguished industry leaders on Tuesday at the WCA's 6th Annual Conference, taking place in Dubai on October 24 and 25. During his speech, he highlighted the current state of the global cement industry, emphasizing the challenges it faces. Mr. Adiguzel underlined that the industry is grappling with a significant surplus, saying: "We have enough cement for the next 25 years."

  • WCA Launches Cement Industry Networking Platform in Collaboration with WCN

    London 30 October 2023 - The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today the official launch of its specialist networking platform, The Cement Network in cooperation with The World Cement Network (WCN).

  • Wei Rushan Becomes New WCA President

    London 31 October 2023 - The World Cement Association (WCA) has appointed Wei Rushan to be President of the Association, replacing Founding President, Song Zhiping, on his retirement last week. Mr. Wei is is President and Executive Director of China National Building Materials Co. Ltd. (CNBM), the world's largest cement producer.  

  • Cement Industry's Widespread Overcapacity and Net-Zero Transition Addressed at WCA's Annual Conference

    London 14 November 2023 - The World Cement Association's (WCA) Annual Conference took place from the 24th to the 25th of October in Dubai, with a focus on "Improving Profitability in a Time of Multiple Global Crises." The gathering of senior cement sector leaders highlighted two critical challenges facing the industry: widespread overcapacity and the transition to a net-zero carbon future. 

  • World Cement Association Supports Government Action to Accelerate Cement Industry Decarbonisation at COP28

    London, 14 December 2023 - The World Cement Association (WCA) has endorsed global government efforts to advance low-carbon cement and concrete production, announced at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. 

  • Global Net-Zero Policies Colliding With Economic Realities In The Indian Cement Industry

    London, 15 December 2023 - The World Cement Association's (WCA) Founder and Director, Emir Adiguzel, delivered a grounbreaking keynote speech at the 14th Cement EXPO by delving into the complex interplay between globally announced net-zero policies, emission targets, and economic realities facing emerging markets in the cement industry.

  • A Global Call by the President of the WCA to promote "Low-Carbon Development of the Cement Industry through Enhanced Connectivity and Communication" Wei Rushan, WCA President

    Beijing, 22 December 2023 - The 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) concluded in Dubai with a historic agreement , reflecting the strong global consensus that responding to climate change is critical and urgent. The achievement of this conference sends a strong signal about the need to address climate change in a spirit of greater solidarity and more positive action.

  • The World Cement Association joins the CBAM communication campaign

    London, 15 February 2024 - The World Cement Association (WCA) is working to support the roll-out of the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) by joining its stakeholder communication campaign.

  • WCA President addresses Carbon Trading, Overcapacity Challenges and Technological Developments at General Assembly

    London, 13 March 2024 - The World Cement Association (WCA) announces the outcomes of its 7th General Assembly, held on February 27th in London at the National Liberal Club.

  • World Cement Association Announce Global Conference will take place in Nanjing, China in May 2024

    London, 27 March 2024 - The World Cement Association announces its 7th Annual Conference and Exhibition, which will take place from 18th to 19th May 2024, at the Hilton Nanjing Niushoushan, in Nanjing, China, and focus on the theme of 'Strategy and Performance.'

  • Refratechnik Asia Ltd. Becomes an Associate Corporate Member of WCA

    London, 9 April 2024 - The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today it is welcoming Refratechnik Asia, a market leader in the field of refractory materials based in Hong Kong, as an Associate Corporate Member.

  • American Society of Concrete Contractors Becomes an Affiliate Member of WCA

    London, 15 April 2024 - The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today it is welcoming the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASSC), as its newest Affiliate Member.

  • World Cement Association announces Speakers for its Global Conference in China

    London, 18 April 2024 - The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced the first line-up of speakers for its 7th annual conference and exhibition, which will take place on May 18th and 19th 2024, at the Hilton Nanjing Niushoushan, in Nanjing, China, and will focus on the theme of 'Strategy and Performance.'