Pretoria Portland Cement Company (PPC)

PPC names former Lafarge veteran van Wijnen as CEO

PPC, SA’s largest cement maker, has named ex-LafargeHolcim veteran Roland van Wijnen as its new chief executive on Wednesday after a near seven-month search.

Possible PPC and Afrisam merger

SA’s largest cement maker PPC recently announced that it has revived merger talks with its competitor AfriSam, after valuation rows in 2014 resulted in both companies ditching their ambitions to combine operations.

Peter Nelson appointed new chairman of PPC

Cement maker, PPC last month named Peter Nelson to replace Bheki Sibiya as its new chairman.

PPC shares give up gains after headline earnings warning

PPC's share price plunges more than 14.5% to R4.87 as it warns shareholders at its annual general meeting that its interim headline earnings a share could fall as much as 85%.

Cement Maker eyes prospects in some African markets

South Africa's Cement giant Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) is 'actively' looking to establish a presence in a number of other African countries.

Calls reform as South Africa’s infrastructure programme faces setbacks

The head of Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), CEO Ketso Gordhan called for reforms in South Africa’s infrastructure procurement processes and proposed the creation of professional oversight bodies to fast-track infrastructure projects.

PPC eyes prospects in African markets

Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) CEO Ketso Gordhan says the group’s management is looking at concluding one or two big deals in Africa in a bid to double earnings by 2018.

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