Huaxin Cement becomes a WCA corporate member

The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed Chinese building materials company Huaxin Cement as a corporate member.
Ancillary Equipment / October 12, 2023
By Guy Woodford
Huaxin Cement CEO Yeqing Li Pic: Holcim Foundation

During its 116 years of operations, Huaxin Cement has established itself as a leading company in China and the global cement industry. For over two decades, the company has consistently maintained an average annual compound growth rate of 25%, securing its place as one of China's top 10 manufacturing companies.


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A Huaxin Cement facility in China, Pic: Huaxin Cement-WCA



Huaxin Cement operates across over 300 branches and subsidiaries within China and overseas, working across multiple sectors, such as cement, concrete and environmental protection. To maintain competitiveness, the global firm consistently innovates its processes, including its award-winning low-carbon manufacturing technology, which has the potential to cut carbon emissions by 664,000 tons per year.


Based in Wuhan, Huaxin Cement remains committed to its local community and environmental initiatives, hosting various charitable events annually. Its latest activities include fundraising for schools and organising tree-planting campaigns for local mountains to improve the ecosystem surrounding its operations.

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Huaxin Cement has 300 branches and subsidiaries within China and overseas. Pic: Huaxin Cement-WCA


"We are delighted to welcome Huaxin Cement to our global network. Huaxin's extensive expertise and commitments to innovate align perfectly with our vision for a sustainable and progressive cement industry," states WCA's CEO, Ian Riley.


"In an era of economic uncertainty, we remain committed to our journey of growth and adaptation to meet the evolving demands of our sector. We hope to contribute our decades of industry knowledge to the WCA and anticipate the valuable insights exchanged with its members," said Yeqing Li, CEO of Huaxin Cement.


Yeqing Li will share his industry expertise at the 6th World Cement Association Conference, from October 24th – 25th, 2023, at the Emirates Towers in Dubai, UAE. Joining him will be Matthias Mersmann, CTO at KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, a fellow industry leader and WCA member. Together, they will present their strategic outlook for the cement industry over the coming decades.


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