R/€ = 17.96
R/$ = 15.91
Au 1206.62 $/oz
Pt 934.50 $/oz
Jan 26, 2016
JSE-listed PPC’s shares were trading lower on Tuesday, as the company announced the retirement of chairperson Bheki Sibiya. The cement producer said it was making progress in finding a successor and that it would make an announcement in this regard soon.
Dec 03, 2014
Cement producer PPC on Wednesday announced that it would no longer hold an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on December 8 to consider the proposed removal of the company’s entire board, as well as the proposed election to the board of certain other persons. The...
Nov 05, 2014
Cement producer PPC on Wednesday said it had successfully acquired the Industrial Development Corporation’s 20% stake in Ethiopia-based Habesha Cement Share Company (HCSCo) for $13-million, increasing PPC’s shareholding in the company to 51%. PPC pointed out that...
Oct 23, 2014
JSE-listed cement company PPC on Thursday announced the resignation of its joint MD Richard Tomes, who would pursue other opportunities. The company said that Johann Claassen, who served as joint-MD with Tomes, would continue in the position of MD.
Oct 17, 2014
Cement producer PPC has appointed Darryll Castle an independent nonexecutive director with immediate effect. Castle, who holds BSc, BCom and MBA degrees, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification, has extensive experience in the mining industry and...
Oct 03, 2014
Chamber of Mines CEO Bheki Sibiya has advocated the establishment of a platform similar to that of the second Convention for a Democratic South Africa's (Codesa 2) – a forum largely credited with South Africa’s successful transition to democracy in the early 1990s –...
Sep 22, 2014
South African cement group PPC CEO and director Ketso Gordhan has resigned with immediate effect as a result of a “difference of opinion” with the board regarding board procedures for the approval of certain decisions. Nonexecutive chairperson Bheki Sibiya would now...
Aug 12, 2014
Although South Africa has significant biogas potential, investment in the sector was being deterred by a lack of incentive schemes to make establishing such projects more affordable, energy company Uhuru Energy managing and technical director David Sonnenberg...
Jul 16, 2014
Nov 29, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
AngloGold Ashanti CEO Mark Cutifani has been elected new president of South Africa’s Chamber of Mines (CoM), following the end of Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi’s term of office. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online at the CoM’s 122nd annual general meeting on Tuesday,...
Oct 11, 2012
The board of directors of PPC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ketso Gordhan to the Board as Chief Executive Officer Designate from 1 November 2012
Sep 03, 2012
The death of Chamber of Mines (CoM) COO Dr Frans Barker has been described as a huge loss for the mining industry and South Africa as a whole. CoM CEO Bheki Sibiya said on Monday that Barker, a labour law expert and economist, had passed away after a short illness....
Aug 17, 2012
Chamber of Mines of South Africa CEO Bheki Sibiya on Friday urged rivals the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to set aside their differences and meet with the Mineral Resources Minister in an urgent...
Jul 12, 2012
South Africa’s Chamber of Mines (CoM) has agreed to establish a special CEO ‘Elimination of Fatalities Team’, to step up efforts to improve safety and eliminate fatalities in the country’s mines. The team, which would be led by AngloGold Ashanti CEO and CoM VP Mark...
Jun 29, 2012
Eight months after resigning his position as South African Chamber of Mines (CoM) senior executive for strategy, to join a company in Canada, mining economist Roger Baxter is returning to South Africa. CoM senior executive for transformation and stakeholder...
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
If the South African government was “serious” about resolving the country’s acid mine drainage (AMD) problem, it would have partner with the mining industry to find a sustainable solution, Chamber of Mines (CoM) CEO Bheki Sibiya said on Tuesday. Discussing...