PPC says full-year cement sales volumes in SA dwindle due to increased competitor activity‚ particularly in the Gauteng and inland regions.
Over a two day period, issues impacting the construction industry and its sustainability both within South Africa and on the rest of the continent were addressed by experts from a variety of sectors.
Friday 11 September 2015 saw PPC employees at the company’s Jupiter plant welcome 30 learners from New Nation school to the factory for a day of fun, learning and new experiences.
Sustainable buildings deliver healthier living environments with increased quality of life and the co-benefits of social integration.
PPC’s (PPC) new plant in Rwanda was officially opened on August 18 2015‚ the cement company said in an operational update covering the first eleven months of the financial year.
The 30% drop in the share price of cement maker PPC since January bodes well for the ambitious industrialists at the Pembani Group.
Strong growth and massive infrastructure projects make Africa a continent of opportunity for the concrete industry, but innovation will be critical to realising this potential, says Alta Walker, Head: Innovation at PPC.
Members of the construction value chain are eager to collaborate with each other to create the new solutions Africa’s infrastructure boom will require.
Alta Walker is currently the Head of Innovation at PPC Ltd. driving the innovation strategy, and also heads the Technical Marketing team, responsible for recent projects such as the PPC Imaginarium and the Cement & Concrete Cube, an industry web-based collaboration platform.