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Commission refers alleged collusion case against NPC to tribunal 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th February 2015 South Africa’s Competition Commission has referred a case of alleged indirect price fixing and market division against Natal Portland Cement Cimpor (NPC) to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution. The referral followed the commission’s investigation, between 2008 and 2012, of alleged collusive... 

PPC complies with Zimbabwe indigenisation laws after selling further stake

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     19th November 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, Portland Holdings, had a... 

PPC continues to pursue African prospects as it loses out on DRC bid

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th July 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 producer Cimenterie Nationale... 

PPC unveils R1.1bn BEE deal, to expand SA mining operations 

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     12th July 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 reason for the black... 

Cement-at-the-doorstep pilot project unveiled

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     15th June 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, Soweto. 

Bag filter contract to be commissioned next month

11th May 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. 

SA company distributes Italian, Australian solutions

By: Reggie Sikhakhane     11th May 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. 

Cement sales rose again in February

By: Henry Lazenby     8th March 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. 


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