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Nov 19, 2012
Cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) has been awarded an indigenisation certificate in Zimbabwe after complying with that country’s 51% indigenous ownership requirement. The South Africa-headquartered company said on Monday that its Zimbabwe subsidiary,...
Jul 20, 2012
South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) said on Friday it was continuing to explore expansion opportunities in the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, despite failing in its bid for a stake in the Democratic Republic of Congo's State-owned cement...
Jul 12, 2012
Following the announcement that PPC would sell a 6.5% stake to employees and black investors in a transaction valued at R1.1-billion, CEO Paul Stuiver said on Wednesday that the JSE-listed company was looking to expand its mining operations in South Africa. “The key...
Jun 15, 2012
South African cement manufacturing giant Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) has officially launched its PPC Cement Express Outlet pilot project with 10 local entrepreneurs. The launch took place at one of the entrepreneur’s premises, Riverside Hardware, in Orlando West,...
May 11, 2012
Air cleaning and dust control company Actom Air Pollution Control will commission its turnkey bag filter contract, next month, at South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement’s (PPC’s) De Hoek cement manufacturing plant near Piketberg, in the Western Cape.
May 11, 2012
As awareness about the importance of air quality management in industry increases, more companies are seeking solutions to help them achieve the required air quality levels, says valves distributor Industrial & Designer Valves product manager Alan Milne.
Mar 08, 2012
Cement sales increased to 884 700 t in February, statistics released by the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) showed on Thursday. This was a 7.4% year-on-year increase and a 13.6% increase on the 779 003 t sold in January.
Jan 30, 2012
Despite persisting international economic turmoil, cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) said it remained “cautiously optimistic” about the outlook for cement demand in South Africa and Zimbabwe. “Current trends in cement demand and prices should improve...
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Jul 07, 2011
Cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) has appointed Tryphosa Ramano as its CFO from August 1, succeeding Peter Esterhuysen. Esterhuysen would relinquish his CFO responsibilities to look after PPC’s business development and international expansion....
Oct 19, 2010
Cement manufacturer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) on Tuesday said its headline earnings a share of the 2010 full year would be between 20% and 30% higher than that of the previous financial year. Earnings a share were also expected to rise by up to 10% year-on-year.
Aug 03, 2010
JSE-listed aggregate and cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) no longer plans to build a new 1,4-million ton a year plant, as part of its Se Kika expansion project, in the Western Cape. The producer, led by CEO Paul Stuiver, on Tuesday reported that it had...
May 21, 2010
Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) CEO Paul Stuiver has expressed concern over the outlook for the cement market, as demand in South Africa and Botswana continued on a downward trend, particularly in the residential and construction sectors.
May 11, 2010
Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) CEO Paul Stuiver on Tuesday expressed concern over the outlook for the cement market, as demand in South Africa and Botswana continued on a downward trend, particularly in the residential and construction sectors. Announcing its...
Apr 29, 2010
The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), the Department of Mineral Resources and cement manufacturer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) on Thursday launched the Diepsloot skills development centre solar energy system, a R1,7-million project consisting of 75 photovoltaic panels to...
Feb 24, 2010
South African aggregate and cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) celebrated its 100-year as a listed company on the JSE on Wednesday. PPC CEO Paul Stuiver said that one of the reasons for the company's longevity was the calibre of its people. "Not only...
Jan 26, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
JSE-listed aggregate and cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) would look to expand into other African countries, as demand for its product slowed in South Africa. Speaking at the group’s annual general meeting (AGM) on Monday, PPC CEO Paul Stuiver said...
Dec 11, 2009
 
 
 
 
Dec 04, 2009
Cement manufacturer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), in partnership with the Association of Arts in Pretoria, has held the 2009 PPC Young Concrete Sculptor Awards (YCSA) to demonstrate the resourcefulness of concrete.
Oct 23, 2009
Since the start of the global recession last year, a number of large international and local contracts have been cancelled or put on hold. A shrinking of the market has also resulted in an associated shrinking of the demand for construction materials.
Aug 06, 2009
South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) on Thursday reported that COO Dr Orrie Fenn had resigned as a director, effective from August 5. Fenn has also given three month’s notice of his resignation as COO in order to pursue another career...
Jun 25, 2009
The Competition Commission on Thursday said it had searched the offices of Pretoria Portland Cement Company (PPC), Lafarge Industries, AfriSam Consortium, and Natal Portland Cement Cimpor. The search was conducted in five locations in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal...
Jun 04, 2009
South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) announced on Thursday that its new Dwaalboom kiln 2, or Batsweledi expansion, had produced above design capacity during May 2009 and was likely to continue to “comfortably exceed” warranted output level
Jun 03, 2009
The stadium that will be used for the opening mach of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Soccer City near Nasrec, is about 92% complete, Grinaker-LTA/Interbeton Soccer City joint-venture project director Mike Moody said on Wednesday. “The stadium construction is progressing...
Jun 02, 2009
Cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) is expanding its aggregates business in Botswana as major infrastructure projects in the capital Gabarone is boosting demand. PPC said on Tuesday that its aggregates unit had moved its semimobile crushing plant from the...
May 26, 2009
A new CEO will take the helm at South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) in July, taking over from the current CEO John Gomersall. The producer announced on Tuesday that Paul Stuiver would join the PPC board of directors as CEO designate from...
May 22, 2009
ndustry regional cement demand would not decline by more than about 10% in the period to end September, despite the after effects of the global economic crisis continuing to spill over onto South Africa’s economy, cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) CEO...
May 12, 2009
 
 
 
 
May 12, 2009
Industry regional cement demand would not decline by more than about 10% in the period to end September, despite the after effects of the global economic crisis continuing to spill over onto South Africa’s economy, cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) CEO...
May 04, 2009
JSE-listed cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) expected its interim earnings a share (EPS) and headline EPS to be between 75% and 90% lower than that of the previous year. The producer reported on Monday, that the decrease in EPS for the six months ended...
Feb 27, 2009
South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) has appointed Business Unity of South Africa CEO Jerry Vilakazi to its board as nonexecutive director. Vilakazi and investment holding company PEU Group executive chairperson Peter Malungani, who would...
Dec 08, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
Despite a slowing economy and various project delays, South African cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) is confident that demand will remain strong in 2009. CEO John Gomersall said on Friday that the company was not expecting a massive collapse in the...
Nov 11, 2008
JSE-listed cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) on Tuesday said its regional sales volumes for the year ended September 2008, were flat compared with the previous year, while the inland market showed some growth, and going forward the company has considered...
Nov 11, 2008
JSE-listed cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) increased its headline earnings a share by 8% for the year ended September 2008, to 283c a share, while net profit was up 5% to R1,49-billion for the year. This despite a decline in industry regional cement...
Nov 10, 2008
Fixed-line operator Telkom on Monday announced it has appointed Peter Nelson as CFO and director with effect from December 8. Nelson takes over from Deon Fredericks who served as CFO from October 2007. Fredericks was formerly group executive of corporate finance.
Oct 31, 2008
A computer software system that permits security and fire detection systems to interface with each other is becoming very popular in the security industry, reports security technology company IDtek.
Nov 19, 2007
Restructured industrial brands and logistics group Barloworld confirmed on Monday that it would unbundle its shares in its coatings unit, known principally for the Plascon brand, and list the company on the JSE in early December.
 
 
 
 
Oct 31, 2007
Oct 30, 2007
South Africa's biggest cement producer, Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), has made "significant progress" towards concluding a transaction to sell a stake to black investors, and expects to seek shareholder approval for the deal early next year, the group said on Tuesday.
Oct 30, 2007
South African biggest cement producer, Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), lifted headline earnings a share for the year ended September 30 by 16%, to R2,63 a share, the firm said on Tuesday. Revenue for the 12 months increased by 19%, to R5,6-billion.
Jul 20, 2007
Technical specialists in engineering consumables Bearing Man has supplied a complete drive system to South African cement group Pretoria Portland Cement�s (PPC) Port Elizabeth plant. Bearing Man�s power transmission division product manager Kevin Gill tells...
Mar 08, 2007
South African industrial group Barloworld on Thursday declared a special dividend of 500c an ordinary share as part of its plan to unlock value for shareholders following a year long strategic review to improve the company's focus by exiting lower-growth markets.
 
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