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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 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.
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.
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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