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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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PPC Botswana Agreement
Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as the country’s first black president. PPC reaches agreement with Botswana Development Corporation to construct a cement blending plant and depot in Gaborone which is commissioned two years later.

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