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Business Objectives

 
PPC aims to provide the best possible service in all aspects of our business, maintain a high professional standard and be the preferred supplier of cement and other construction products in Southern Africa. Our vision is to grow PPC into a leading emerging-market business.

:: Our Objectives Are:

Economic

  • Ensure cash flow returns that allow for continued reinvestment in and replacement of cement capacity.
  • Continuously explore ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency of operations.

Environmental

  • Rehabilitate and obtain closure certificates for all worked-out mining areas.
  • Meet all legislated emission level requirements and further reduce emissions.
  • Reduce non-renewable resource requirements by increasing the level of extenders in the final product.

Operational

  • Reduce energy cost by using substitute fuels.
  • Increase manufacturing capacity to meet the country's needs.

Social

  • Assist with the upliftment of the communities in which PPC operates and in particular the upliftment of disadvantaged woman and children.
  • Skills transfer in disadvantaged communities for sustainable empowerment.
  • Continue to progress with BEE equity and board participation as foreseen in BBBEE and MPRD Acts.
Company Overview

 

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  • A leading supplier of cement and related products in southern Africa, PPC has 11 cement factories in South Africa, Botswana, DRC, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. PPC’s capacity is around eleven and a half million tonnes of cement products each year.
  • PPC’s Materials business comprises of Safika Cement, Pronto Readymix (including Ulula Ash) and 3Q Mahuma Concrete. PPC’s footprint in the readymix sector has grown to include 26 batching plants across South Africa and Mozambique. PPC also produces aggregates; with its Mooiplaas aggregates quarry in Gauteng having the largest aggregate production capacity in South Africa. PPC Lime, one of the largest lime producers in the southern hemisphere, produces metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite and limestone.

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