A statement from the company reads: PPC has successfully supported the arts in the form of the PPC Imaginarium Awards, […]
Entries for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe are now open! The prestigious competitions invite creatives […]
At a dedicated event held at the Architecture ZA (AZA) Conference on Friday 4 May, 22-year-old student Roark Robinson was […]
Investments continue to be made in construction-related equipment in spite of the fact that the industry is predicted to continue […]
Cement producer PPC’s shares fell by nearly 20% in early morning trade on the JSE on Thursday, after announcing that it has ended merger talks with LafargeHolcim and that it is considering a new black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction.
Irish cement producer CRH, the world’s third-largest building materials supplier by market value, had decided not to bid for rival PPC the South African company said on Thursday.
JSE-listed PPC’s board on Wednesday advised shareholders not to accept the R2-billion partial offer from a Fairfax subsidiary.
JSE-listed construction materials company PPC, which is currently the takeover target of LafargeHolcim and AfriSam, on Tuesday reported that it expects an uptick in its […]
PPC said on Friday it had received an expression of interest from LafargeHolcim which is planning a combination of some […]
South Africa’s biggest cement maker, PPC, is an unlikely candidate for a takeover battle. The supplier of building materials reported […]
PPC’s Mobile Science Lab initiative was developed to support budding scientists, providing them with the tools to develop their skills. […]
Dangote Cement is still interested in acquiring South African rival PPC and would do a deal at the right price, its outgoing […]
The proposed merger between SA’s largest cement producer PPC and its unlisted rival AfriSam might be scuppered for the second […]
PPC shares plunged the most in more than two months after Dangote Cement walked away from a potential takeover of […]
Dangote cement has withdrawn its interest in acquiring PPC, a South African cement company.
AfriSam Group Pty Ltd. CEO Rob Wessels said the South African cement maker will decide whether to make a higher offer for larger rival PPC Ltd. only in the event of a formal approach from a competing bidder.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is reportedly considering counter-offers for PPC Group Ltd. that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa’s largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter, reports Bloomberg.
Expectations of a higher bid for South Africa’s biggest cement maker PPC kept its shares above the $713 million offer […]
AfriSam has submitted a revised merger proposal to PPC, while a regional unit of Fairfax Africa Investments has offered to buy R2-billion of PPC shares, subject […]
Rob Rein, Group Executive: Sales and Marketing of major cement producer, PPC, has been elected as the new Chairperson of […]
PPC Zimbabwe has hinted that it may be looking to shut down its Colleen Bawn Cement plant in Gwanda, citing […]
The shares of PPC finished 7.6% lower on Friday after a proposed merger with its rival AfriSam was cancelled.
Cement manufacturer AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes has stressed the need for the cement manufacturing industry to consolidate. On a site visit with members of the […]
PPC is well capitalised for the foreseeable future and doesn’t need to raise cash from shareholders for a second time […]
A state-of-the-art Mobile Science and IT Lab that will unlock the potential of science education for learners of Jabulani Technical […]
Cement manufacturer AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes has stressed the need for the cement manufacturing industry to consolidate. On a media visit to its Ulco plant, in […]
The price of PPC shares dropped by 9% to close at R4.45 a share yesterday after the listed cement and lime producer reported that chief executive Darryll Castle had resigned and reports emerged that talks about a proposed merger between PPC and rival AfriSam were about to collapse.
PPC’s CEO Darryll Castle has resigned less than a week after Tito Mboweni stepped down from the board. According to Business […]
The PPC Mandela Day Challenge at Growing up Africa’s Devland Education Campus in Soweto drew 300 volunteers and resulted in 20,000 bags being filled with sand in less than three hours.
While there has been an increase in the number of people registering their own construction companies in the hope of […]
As part of its expansion strategy,PPC announced today the inauguration of its Ethiopian operation,Habesha Cement.The inauguration of PPC’s Ethiopia operations,Habesha […]
AfriSam is set to replace its CEO to help pave the way towards a merger with listed rival PPC, according […]
A new technical training centre and a local farming project initiated by PPC Barnet are boosting employment and community economies […]
Despite some tentative, mixed responses and competition authority uncertainty, PPC and AfriSam believe this is the right time for them to take another shot at merging in an environment primed for consolidation.
PPC last month invited media to a tour of its Slurry operation, in the North West, and the construction site of the R1.7-billion Slurry Kiln (SK) […]
South Africa’s cement industry would benefit from consolidation because there are too many players for the size of the market, […]
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.
PRETORIA Portland Cement (PPC) Zimbabwe remains optimistic that its performance will be in line with its planned targets, but expects […]
According to Moneyweb, PPC, South Africa’s largest publicly traded cement maker, said it received R4 billion ($263 million) of bank guarantees
According to John Bowker, PPC Ltd. shares dropped after South Africa’s biggest cement maker said talks with a credit-ratings agency will […]
Concrete.TV recently sat down with Darryll Castle ,CEO of PPC Cement, in an exclusive interview where Darryll shares PPC’s vision […]
Cement supplier PPC says its expansion programme remains on track, with construction at sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,
The ability to convert a great business idea into a great business is directly dependent on the calibre of entrepreneur […]
Prime Minister Anastase MUREKEZI officially opened CIMERWA’s new state-of-the-art Bugarama plant on 18 August. He was joined by other guests […]
The 30th PPC Cement Riebeek Bergmarathon is set to take the Boland town of Riebeek West by storm on Saturday, […]
Following the success of last years African Constuction and Totally Concrete Expo, this is what is new for 2016 New in […]
The proposed merger between cement producers AfriSam and PPC should be thoroughly scrutinised to determine its value for PPC shareholders, […]
PPC handed over three houses to community members in Nellmapius, Tshwane this week in support of the ‘16 Days of […]
JSE-listed cement producer PPC have reported headline earnings a share (Heps) of 179c for the financial year ended September 30, […]
PPC, a household name in the construction industry for over 120 years, has played an integral part in developing South […]
In PPC Cement’s Building Better Homes challenge four construction teams compete in a series of demanding building challenges. One team […]