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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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Portland Cement Factory Name Change
The First Portland Cement Factory changes its name to the Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited and declares its first dividend – and the company has never failed to declare a dividend since then.

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