8 April 2019

GCCA welcomes new member companies from India, China, Peru and Mexico

Membership expands to 36 companies with number of affiliates rising to 15

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has today announced that it has added cement companies from India, China, Peru and Mexico to its growing global membership base which now totals 36 member companies and 15 affiliates. The new members are:

– Corporacion Moctezuma S.A.B. DE C.V. – Mexico
– Unión Andina de Cementos S.A.A (UNACEM) – Peru
– JSW Cement – India
– West China Cement – China

These are the latest companies to join the GCCA, following its launch in 2018.

“The continuing and rapid growth of the Association’s membership is very encouraging. With a strong work program now underway it’s important that our authoritative voice represents the growing list of cement and concrete manufacturers committed to our principles of enhancing industry sustainability efforts and driving innovation.”

Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive Officer

The new members represent a further step for the GCCA in its ambition to represent at least fifty percent of global cement production capacity. Six new cement and concrete associations from Spain, India, Japan, USA, Europe and Colombia were also confirmed as new affiliates of the GCCA, bringing the total number to 15 organisations.

The new affiliates are:

– Spanish Cement Association (Oficemen)
– Cement Manufacturers Association of India
– Japan Cement Association
– National Ready Mixed Concrete Association – United States
– European Concrete Platform
– Federacion Iboamericana del Hormigon Premezclado (FIHP) – Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula

Further applications for membership and affiliate status will continue to be processed. The full list of members and affiliates can be found on the GCCA website.  

About the GCCA

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.

Media enquiries should be directed to:

Paul Adeleke

Communications and Policy Director