South Africa’s massive backlog in affordable housing is likely to see continued demand for precast hollow core concrete slabs from Elematic SA, given the high quality finish and the time that this technology saves in the construction process.
The 15.6% year-on-year rise in cement sales volume in the first quarter of 2015 suggests a booming construction sector.
Boards of Lafarge and Holcim approve Eric Olsen for the role of chief executive officer once the firms merge, creating the world's biggest cement company.
In partnership with energy service company HVAC, PPC Ltd, has been doing its part to take the stresses off the national energy grid through predictive production software.
Emerging creatives get concrete support through the inaugural PPC Imaginarium Awards, South Africa’s most substantial Arts and Design competition
PPC’s board of directors advise its headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ended March 31 2015, is expected to be between 25% and 45% lower
Cement maker PPC says its exports into the rest of Africa are more buoyant, particularly into the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Swiss cement group Holcim and French rival Lafarge are to merge creating a dominant supplier of cement for concrete to the global construction industry.