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.

PPC plunges on downgrade warning

2016-05-23 12:27

A warning of a probable credit rating downgrade has sent cement maker PPC's share price plunging to its biggest drop on record.

Cement giants unveil merger details

2014-04-07 11:39

Switzerland's Holcim has unveiled an all-share deal to buy France's Lafarge to create the world's biggest cement maker.


PPC aims to beat junk status

2016-11-20 06:01

PPC is hoping to get back its investment grade credit rating before year end, now that it has slashed its debt following a R4bn share issue, says PPC CEO Darryll Castle.

Lafarge Zim struggles amid increasing rivalry

2015-09-30 11:10

Lack of major national projects and large commercial infrastructure projects has seen Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe post reduced revenues for the half year to end-June.

Lafarge, Holcim agree merger plan

2014-04-06 16:18

The world's two largest cement manufacturers have agreed the terms of a merger that will create a company with a stock market value of around $55bn.

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