Cement industry seeks protection from cheap imports

2019-08-13 20:11

The country’s major cement producers have applied to the International Trade Administration Commission seeking protection from imports threatening the industry.

More than 25% oppose AfriSam merger - PPC

2017-10-06 12:31

PPC says it has received letters representing "likely more than" 25% of shareholders indicating opposition to a proposed merger with rival AfriSam.

AfriSam to eye other deals if tie-up with PPC fails

2017-08-06 06:58

A merger between cement producers AfriSam and PPC would result in hundreds of millions of rands in savings, says AfriSam’s acting CEO, Rob Wessels.

AfriSam to appoint new CEO to accelerate merger - sources

2017-03-16 18:46

AfriSam Group is set to replace its chief executive officer to help pave the way toward a merger with listed rival PPC, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Treasury reveals: PIC invests R13bn in struggling Afrisam

2016-10-19 06:38

The PIC has a sizeable investment in cement manufacturing company Afrisam, which is weighed down by over-supply in the market.

BMW’s new building is a prototype of green design

2016-10-16 06:13

Glimpsing the BMW head office in Midrand, Gauteng, is probably the most exciting part of the drive between Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Afrisam wants to merge with PPC

2014-12-10 15:53

Cement maker PPC has received a merger proposal from unlisted rival Afrisam Group and PPC says it's considering it.


`It's like 1994 again' - SA CEO

2018-02-26 06:30

South African CEOs share views on their new-found optimism on the back of Cyril Ramaphosa's presidency.

AfriSam said to be talking to partner to secure PPC deal

2017-08-30 13:40

AfriSam is in negotiations with an equity partner to recapitalise the company and enable the cement maker to push through a merger with larger rival PPC.

AfriSam CEO to step down amid PPC merger talks

2017-03-17 13:54

AfriSam chief executive officer Stephan Olivier is stepping down when his contract ends as the company revived talks to merge with PPC.

Cement makers PPC, Afrisam in merger talks

2017-02-13 10:29

The cement companies PPC and AfriSam are engaging in merger talks, which they believe will be to the advantage of the shareholders of both firms.

Cement cartel to face civil damage charge

2016-10-16 07:35

Economists working for an unnamed litigant are trying to quantify the damage caused by South Africa’s cement cartel so they can sue producers Pretoria Portland Cement, Lafarge, AfriSam and Natal Portland Cement.

PPC terminates merger talks with Afrisam

2015-03-27 15:08

SA's biggest cement maker PPC has ended merger talks with unlisted rival Afrisam, the firm says, sending its shares nearly 5% higher.

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