London, 12 May 2021 – The World Cement Association announced today the launch of its Climate Partnership programme, under which it will collaborate with organisations such as NGOs, thinktanks and sustainability-focussed events providers, as part of its continuing Climate and Environment commitment. Three organisations have already signed up to be Climate Partners: Climate Action, Decarb Connect, and Smart Surfaces Coalition.

London, 6th September 2020 –The World Cement Association announced today its Knowledge Partnership with Decarb Connect, an organisation which supports the scale and acceleration of industrial decarbonisation.

In this interview with China Cement Net, CUCC Chairman, Mr Cui Xingtai discusses how the cement industry can contribute to China's economic recovery, how CUCC is working to combat the epidemic and the company's plans for future development as well as those of the wider cement industry.

Original Text by Zhou Cheng, China Cement Net

Coronavirus Liveblog - 2020

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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.

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London, 19 December 2019 – The World Cement Association has held its final board meeting of the year in Dubai, UAE, taking the opportunity to review progress made so far and set priorities for 2020 and beyond.

12 December 2019 - On the 5th and 7th December 2019, the World Cement Association hosted its very first Members-Only forum at Anhui Conch and Zanhuang BBMG in China on the topic of Smart Plants and AI in cement industry operations.19 plant and engineering managers and automation specialists representing 11 companies attended the one-day workshop, hosted by the WCA in collaboration with Conch and BBMG.