Press release | 5 October 2018
GCCA membership expands to 20 companies
Number of affiliates continues to grow
Cement companies from Asia and North America are the latest to join the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), bringing the total number of member companies to 20 as the organisation drives responsible leadership in the manufacture and use of cement and concrete globally.
New members in September include:
- Mexico-based Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua SAB de CV (GCC)
- Israel-based Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises Ltd
- India-based Shree Cement Ltd
- Taiwan-based Taiwan Cement Corporation
- The number of GCCA affiliates is also growing with the addition of Cámara Nacional del Cemento, Mexico; Federación Interamericana del Cemento (FICEM), Latin-American Region; and Union of Cement Producers – Soyuzcement, Russia.
“It is encouraging to see positive momentum in the growth of the association with members throughout the world. As the authoritative voice for the sector, we look forward to bringing the industry together in November at the GCCA Symposium in London to discuss future trends and global priorities for our industry.”
Albert Manifold, Chief Executive Officer of CRH plc and GCCA President
GCCA members now include: Buzzi Unicem, Cementos Argos, Cementos Pacasmayo, CEMEX, Çimsa Çimento, CNBM, CRH, Dangote, Eurocement, Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua SAB de CV (GCC), HeidelbergCement, LafargeHolcim, Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises Ltd, SCG Cement, Shree Cement Ltd, Taiheiyo, Taiwan Cement Corporation, Titan Cement, Ultratech and Votorantim.
Further applications for membership and affiliate status have been received and are being processed.
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.