Entries for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe are open! The prestigious competitions invite creatives to test their skills and produce innovative works using Portland cement-based concrete. Entrants stand to win their share of publicity, mentorship opportunities and over half-a-million-Rand in cash prizes!
PPC is honouring the centenary of Former President Nelson Mandela’s birth by supporting an innovative art project that aims to take his ideas literally out onto the streets.
2017 marks PPC’s 125th anniversary. The company started in South Africa in 1892 and established a number of plants across the country. Since then, PPC’s investment in Africa has been extensive.
Hot commissioning of PPC’s new cement plant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will begin this month, according to a company trading update, with cement production expected to begin at the end of March.
As part of an enabling partnership between PPC subsidiary Ulula Ash and Eskom, two high-tech mobile science labs have been donated to Sibongamandla Secondary and Kriel High Schools in Mpumalanga.
Million cement plant in Msasa, Harare. PPC has two other plants in the country, one in Bulawayo and another Collen Bawn, near Gwanda.
PPC has posted flat earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of R1,14bn for the six months ended September 30, while its Ebitda margin, at 22,2%, was negatively impacted on by selling price pressures and the timing of administration and other operating expenses.
According to Moneyweb, PPC, South Africa’s largest publicly traded cement maker, said it received R4 billion ($263 million) of bank guarantees
According to Engineering News, Cement manufacturer PPC is attaining the benefits of an upgrade to the cooler on one of the kiln lines
The target of major cement producer PPC to more than double the size of its business every ten years to retain its market share in Africa is based
Mignon Daubermann, creator of a pair of tinted cement rings set with gemstones and shaped into organic forms inspired by human bones
Cement supplier PPC says its expansion programme remains on track, with construction at sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Cement producer PPC plans to finalise a new broad-based black economic–empowerment (BBBEE) road map in the coming six months in light of an
A year since its launch, PPC’s Cement and Concrete Cube (C3) remains a triumph for the industry. Designed to facilitate greater collaboration and information-sharing,
PPC-released data shows Domestic cement sales grew 4.6% in Q3 of 2014 after contracting in the first two quarters, though sales for the full year were on track to come in lower than in 2013.
Cement manufacturer PPC Zimbabwe is positive its acquisition of an indigenisation certificate in 2012 will enable it to forge ahead of competition as the building industry improves.
Local Karachi cement exporters are considering ending procurement of coal from South Africa and exploring options to import it from a Muslim country.
PPC Ltd. (PPC) has a shortlist of six candidates to succeed Ketso Gordhan as CEO and plans to make an appointment if shareholders vote to retain the board, Chairman Bheki Sibiya said.
PPC says it has bought the Industrial Development Corporation’s 20% stake in Ethiopia-based Habesha Cement Share Company for $13m, raising its share from 27% to 51%.
South African cement maker PPC said on Friday it would convene a general meeting to consider removal of its entire board after three shareholders holding a 10% stake requested it.