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Pretoria Portland Cement Company

Company namePretoria Portland Cement Company
Company typePublic (Jse - PPC)
IndustryCement
Founded1892
Founder(s)John Gomersall, CEO
HeadquartersPretoria
ProductsCement
RevenueUS$ 972 million (2010)
Operating incomeUS$ 302 million (2010)
Total assetsUS$ 873 million (2010)
Employees3,097 (2007)

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Pretoria Portland Cement Company or simply PPC Cement (Jse - PPC) is an South African cement producing company with eight manufacturing facilities and three milling depots in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. These facilities are capable of producing more than seven million tons of cement products each year .

Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited (PPC) established the first cement plant in South Africa in 1892 and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1910.

PPC is the leading supplier of cement in Southern Africa, .

The company has a distribution network that is responsible for supplying quality branded cement to the building and construction industry, concrete product manufacturers, hardware stores and DIY centres.

PPC is the market leader in South Africa with a product range that encompasses all applications and a technical services team that is on hand to provide industry solutions.

Related products sold include aggregates from the company's Gauteng quarries at Mooiplaas and Laezonia, and in Botswana.

PPC Lime is the leading supplier of metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite, limestone and related products in southern Africa. It operates one of the largest lime plants in the world at Lime Acres in the Northern Cape, South Africa.


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