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Last year, PPC celebrated 12 decades of innovation as the leading cement producer in southern Africa. For over a century, PPC has tracked the growth and development of South Africa and Zimbabwe, producing cement for many of the countries’ iconic landmarks, including the Union Buildings, Gariep Dam and Van Staden’s River Bridge, the Gautrain, Medupi power station, new Cape Town Stadium, Kariba Dam and much of southern Africa’s infrastructure.


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PPC Ltd Head Office, Sandton, Gauteng

Today, PPC supplies from nine cement manufacturing facilities and three milling plants in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Rwanda that can produce around eight million tonnes of cement products each year.

PPC also produces aggregates, metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite and limestone. Our Mooiplaas aggregates quarry in Gauteng has the largest production capacity in South Africa.

Our focus extends beyond our group to the broader industry. As a leader in this industry, PPC has actively invested in technology to reduce air emissions, minimise waste production, recycle and recover raw materials, enhance energy efficiency and conserve natural resources – while producing a reliable and affordable supply of building materials to support the economies of countries where we operate.

PPC is a truly African success story – a focused business that reflects the strengths of its people, products and services. As we expand into the rest of Africa, we will deploy our sustainable business model – one built to last by going beyond the bag.

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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