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Jun 04, 2020  South Africa: PPC’s group revenue grew by 3% year-on-year to US$625m in its financial year to 31 March 2021 from US$607m in the same period in 2020. Group earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 16% to US112m from US$96.6m. Sales and earnings rose due to a recovery in cement sales, particularly outside of Zimbabwe, and general

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South Africa - Cement industry news from Global Cement

Apr 10, 2019  South Africa imports 293% more cement year-on-year in July. 24 September 2019. South Africa: South Africa imported 0.1Mt of cement in July 2019, 293% more than in July 2018. The Algeria Press Service has reported the value of July 2019’s imports as US$4.85m. This represents a decrease from the June 2019 figure of US$6.73 of 28%.

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South Africa search - Cement industry news from Global Cement

South Africa: South Africa has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties of 14.3 – 77.2% on Portland Cement originating in or imported from Pakistan from 15 May 2015 for six months. Lucky Cement is subjected to pay 14.3% duty, followed by Bestway at 77.2%, DG Khan at 68.9%, Attock Pakistan at 63.5% and other cement makers at 62.7%.

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South Africa search - Cement industry news from Global Cement

Nov 19, 2012  Rwanda/South Africa: The major South African cement producer PPC (Pretoria Portland Cement) has purchased a 51% stake in the Rwandan firm Cimerwa for US$69.4m in cash. The deal is in line with PPC's vision of making 50% of its revenue outside South Africa itself in the coming years. The deal comes after a similar deal between PPC and Ethiopia's Habesha Cement, of which it

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Engineering News Cement and Concrete - Industry News

By: Halima Frost 11th June 2021 South Africa’s concrete and cement additive suppliers are under severe production pressures, owing to a global shortage of many of the primary raw materials used ...

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A reordered South African cement industry? - Global Cement

Feb 05, 2020  Its estimate was that the South African cement industry declined by 10 - 15% for the period, creating a competitive environment. It added that the situation had been, ‘exacerbated by imports and blender activity.’. Both its revenue and earnings fell year-on-year, although a 30% rise in fuel costs didn’t help either.

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The Global Cement Report: Data for South Africa

View cement industry statistical data for South Africa, Southern Africa, including cement consumption, production, Capacity, Consumption per Capita, Import and Export from 2006 to 2018(F). An accompaniment to The Global Cement Report™.

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The South African Cement Manufacturing Industry, including ...

Jan 24, 2020  The South African Cement Manufacturing Industry, Including Lime and Related Materials. The distressed state of the construction sector, the poor economy and reduced spending on infrastructure resulted in declining sales volumes of cement in 2019.

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A review of global cement industry trends

Global cement demand growth is slowing Global financial crisis saw global growth fall in 2008-09, but demand largely offset by Chinese growth Peak demand achieved in 2010, when China and RoW growth was synchonised in post GFC rebound General deceleration since 2010, contracting in 2015 due to negative Chinese growth (first time ever)

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Today's cement news updates from around the world. Cement ...

Jul 07, 2021  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) and World Economic Forum have launched ‘Concrete Action for Climate’ (CAC), a collaborative platform that will help drive the industry’s journey to carbon neutral concrete by 2050.

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Home - Concrete Trends The voice of the industry ...

Welcome to Concrete Trends, the voice of the industry. Concrete Trends is a business-to-business online, digital and print magazine that has been servicing

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A vision for a South African cement giant • Aggregate ...

Jun 30, 2016  South Africa’s largest cement maker PPC has a bold vision to become a world-class provider of materials and solutions. Part of this plan entails doubling its business every 10 years. Chief executive Darryll Castle outlines to Munesu Shoko how he and his management team aim to deliver the company’s ambitious agenda.

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Cement industry continues battle to ‘level the playing field’

Oct 15, 2019  According to the construction market intelligence firm Industry Insight, cement imports into South Africa increased by 293% year-on-year in July;

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Africa's cement industry is expanding fast Bloomberg ...

Apr 08, 2016  Cement consumption reached 4.2 million metric tons in 2015, with 400,000 tons imported. South Africa’s cement industry is dominated by five producers generating a combined total of

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The Global Cement Report - Online Database of Cement Plants

The Global Cement Report - Online Database of Cement Plants. Welcome to The Global Cement Report™ - online database of cement plants. This resource contains listings of over 2564 facilities worldwide (excluding China), and is the most up-to-date listing of cement plant information available. Basic data is available free of charge.

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South African Cement Producers Apply For Protection ...

Aug 10, 2019  South Africa represents roughly 1% of total exports from Vietnam, for example, where exports have increased by 50% in the first half of 2018 to 15 million tons according to information provided by Global Cement. Perrie feels the South African economy is at a crossroad where trade policy determinations will play a critical role in determining ...

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Industry Research report: Global Concrete and Cement ...

Feb 19, 2019  Industry Research report: Global Concrete and Cement Market 2018-2022. 19th February 2019. 19th February 2019. According to a statement released the week by Herald News Press, information on “Concrete and Cement market” which provides the all the answers related to the industrial growth. This report, released by Industry Research, contains ...

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SOUTH AFRICA'S CARBON TAX: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ECO-CEMENTS ...

Jun 10, 2019  On 26 May 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed off South Africa’s Carbon Tax Act, which came into effect on 1 June. The financial impact on South Africa’s cement sector should intensify carbon emission reduction programmes and accelerate the trend towards the production of eco-blended cements, but it could also have a negative effect of encouraging cheaper imports.

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SA, Chinese firms to build cement plant Brand South Africa

May 24, 2010  24 May 2010. 24 May 2010. South Africa’s Women Investment Portfolio Holdings and limestone miner Continental Cement have announced a joint venture with the China-Africa Development Fund and Jidong Development Group to build a R1.65-billion cement manufacturing plant in Limpopo province. The investment “will significantly increase South ...

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Concrete and Cement Market Size, Share and Industry ...

The global concrete and cement market is segmented on the basis of product type, end-user industry, and geography. On the basis of product type it is classified into rapid hardening cement, low heat cement, white cement, hydrophobic cement, and others (colored cement and Portland pozzolana cement).

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Workings of post-apartheid cement cartel laid bare - The ...

Feb 14, 2019  Workings of post-apartheid cement cartel laid bare. In 2008, the Competition Commission launched its investigation into the cement industry. (AFP) Higher-ups in South Africa’s cement industry ...

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Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs - The Mail ...

Jul 11, 2019  Search. Mail Guardian ... to impose tariffs on cement imports from China and Vietnam in a bid to protect the South African industry. Cement imports grew 166.4% and 144.1% year on year in ...

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Cement and concrete industry targets a carbon neutral future

Sep 04, 2020  The concrete and cement industry is a key part of the construction sector – which accounts for 13% of global GDP – with a track record of taking climate action. This has included delivering a 19% reduction in CO 2 emissions per tonne of cementitious material along with a ninefold increase in alternative fuel use since 1990.

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Hearings into alleged cement industry ... - Engineering News

Jan 25, 2019  The Competition Commission in 2008 launched an investigation into alleged anticompetitive practices in the cement industry, alleging that AfriSam, Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), NPC and Lafarge ...

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A vision for a South African cement giant • Aggregate ...

Jun 30, 2016  South Africa’s largest cement maker PPC has a bold vision to become a world-class provider of materials and solutions. Part of this plan entails doubling its business every 10 years. Chief executive Darryll Castle outlines to Munesu Shoko

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SOUTH AFRICA'S CARBON TAX: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ECO-CEMENTS ...

Jun 10, 2019  On 26 May 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed off South Africa’s Carbon Tax Act, which came into effect on 1 June. The financial impact on South Africa’s cement sector should intensify carbon emission reduction programmes and accelerate the trend towards the production of eco-blended cements, but it could also have a negative effect of encouraging cheaper imports.

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Cement and concrete industry targets a carbon neutral future

Sep 04, 2020  The concrete and cement industry is a key part of the construction sector – which accounts for 13% of global GDP – with a track record of taking climate action. This has included delivering a 19% reduction in CO 2 emissions per tonne of cementitious material along with a ninefold increase in alternative fuel use since 1990.

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Cheap imports a threat to SA’s cement industry - Moneyweb

Aug 14, 2019  Cheap imports a threat to SA’s cement industry. The sector has applied for tariffs on imports and wants support from the Dti. One of SA's newer cement plants owned by Sephaku Cement

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Industry Research report: Global Concrete and Cement ...

Feb 19, 2019  Industry Research report: Global Concrete and Cement Market 2018-2022. 19th February 2019. 19th February 2019. According to a statement released the week by Herald News Press, information on “Concrete and Cement market” which provides the all the answers related to the industrial growth. This report, released by Industry Research, contains ...

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Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs - The Mail ...

Jul 11, 2019  Search. Mail Guardian ... to impose tariffs on cement imports from China and Vietnam in a bid to protect the South African industry. Cement imports grew 166.4% and 144.1% year on year in ...

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Workings of post-apartheid cement cartel laid bare - The ...

Feb 14, 2019  Workings of post-apartheid cement cartel laid bare. In 2008, the Competition Commission launched its investigation into the cement industry. (AFP) Higher-ups in South Africa’s cement industry ...

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Hearings into alleged cement industry ... - Engineering News

Jan 25, 2019  The Competition Commission in 2008 launched an investigation into alleged anticompetitive practices in the cement industry, alleging that AfriSam, Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), NPC and Lafarge ...

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How the cement cartel was built - The Mail Guardian

Feb 15, 2019  At the time, a fierce price war was taking place in the South African cement industry, and Lafarge was unhappy because its South African subsidiary market share had dropped by

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SA, Chinese firms to build cement plant Brand South Africa

May 24, 2010  24 May 2010. 24 May 2010. South Africa’s Women Investment Portfolio Holdings and limestone miner Continental Cement have announced a joint venture with the China-Africa Development Fund and Jidong Development Group to build a R1.65-billion cement manufacturing plant in Limpopo province. The investment “will significantly increase South ...

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Reliable Cement Production in Sub-Saharan Africa

Search. Return to overview ... Nigeria, a country with a population of 200 million, recently replaced South Africa as Africa's leading economy. This is also the headquarters of Schunk's customer and the largest cement manufacturer in the region. German know-how for the global cement industry .

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CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM THE GLOBAL CEMENT INDUSTRY ...

Abstract The cement industry contributes about 5% to global anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, making the cement industry an important sector for CO 2-emission mitigation strategies.CO 2 is emitted from the calcination process of limestone, from combustion of fuels in the kiln, as well as from power generation. In this paper, we review the total CO 2 emissions from cement making, including process ...

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Cement technology roadmap plots path to cutting CO2 ...

Apr 06, 2018  “The cement industry is a major part of the global economy, but also an important source of global energy demand and carbon emissions. It is therefore essential that policy-makers and industry work together to ensure best-practices are adopted that put the industry on a long-term sustainable path that is compatible with our long-term climate ...

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Cement Producers Are Developing a Plan to Reduce CO2 ...

Jul 09, 2018  The World Cement Association recently held its first-ever global climate change forum, where industry leaders and scientists discussed strategies to reduce the industry's carbon footprint.

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