Press release | 28 October 2019
GCCA welcomes new member companies from Guatemala and Cyprus, new affiliates from Australia and Germany
Membership expands to 38 companies with the number of affiliates rising to 18
LONDON (28 October 2019) – The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) continues to grow its global membership base with the announcement of two new member companies and three new affiliates. Membership now totals 38 member companies and 18 affiliates. The new member companies are:
- Cementos Progreso Sociedad Anὀnima – Guatemala
- Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company Limited – Cyprus
The new member companies were endorsed by the GCCA Board at the recent GCCA global conference in Singapore.
The new members bring the GCCA a step closer to its near-term goal of representing at least fifty percent of global cement production capacity.
In addition, the association confirmed three new affiliates, bringing the total number to 18 organisations. Affiliates are not formal members but partner with the GCCA in order to achieve shared goals and specific objectives. The new affiliates are:
- Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA) – Australia
- Cement Industry Federation – Australia
- VDZ – Germany
“We are delighted to welcome Cementos Progreso and Vassiliko Cement Works as members of the GCCA. The continued growth in our membership and affiliated national and regional cement and concrete associations, combined with our strong ongoing program of work, clearly demonstrate our commitment to becoming the authoritative voice for the industry at the global level.”Benjamin Sporton, GCCA Chief Executive Officer
More information about membership of the GCCA and a full list of current members and affiliates can be found here.
Launched in January 2018, the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is dedicated to developing and strengthening the sector’s contribution to sustainable construction. The GCCA aims to foster innovation throughout the construction value chain in collaboration with industry associations as well as architects, engineers and innovators. In this way, the association demonstrates how concrete solutions can meet global construction challenges and sustainable development goals while showcasing responsible industrial leadership in the manufacture and use of cement and concrete. The GCCA is headquartered in London, England. It complements and supports the work done by associations at national and regional level.