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     South Africa's first cement plant was established in 1892

 

PPC Ltd was established in 1892 as De Eerste Cement Fabrieken Beperkt. Our history is closely linked to the growth and development of South Africa & has produced cement for many of the country's most famous landmarks and construction projects.

 

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Dec
09
2010
PPC tops BBBEE rankings
 
Southern Africa’s leading cement producer, Pretoria Portland Cement (“PPC”) has achieved the highest ranking broad-based black economic empowerment (“BBBEE”) status in the cement industry. Having climbed from a level 3 to a level 2 contributor, PPC customers are now able to claim 156% of their spend with the company towards their own empowerment rating.
 
 
 
Jun
01
2010
2010 FIFA World Cup
 
PPC cement products were used in the development of the Gautrain Project and the Sport Stadiums in South Africa’s major cities to host the FIFA World Cup TM in 2010.
 
 
 
Feb
25
2010
PPC Celebrates 100 years on the JSE 118 Years of Production
 
24 February 2010 - Pretoria Portland Cement (“PPC”) is proud to celebrate its 100th year as a listed company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”).
 
 
 
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