Sustainable competitive advantage

PPC has built a sustainable competitive advantage on key foundational elements.

PPC's plant strategy capitalises on our footprint and efficiencies


PPC FOOTPRINT ENABLES

Integrated plants and depots
to serve key markets
  Portfolio effect delivering
profitability
  Ability to deliver at lowest cost
through optimal sourcing

Mega plants in South Africa – modernised

Slurry   Dwaalboom and Hercules   De Hoek
Country/plant:

Slurry

 
Country/plant:

Dwaalboom and Hercules

 
Country/plant:

De Hoek

Capacity:

2,0mtpa

 
Capacity:

2,0mtpa

 
Capacity:

1,2mtpa

Technology:

Six-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

 
Technology:

Six-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

 
Technology:

Four-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

Efficiency:

★★★★★

 
Efficiency:

★★★★★

 
Efficiency:

★★★★

Comments:

– SK9 latest kiln technology (2018)

– Capex: R1,9 billion

 
Comments:

– VRM technology

– Capex: R2,0 billion

 
Comments:

– Kiln upgrade

– Capex: R500 million

– R4,4 billion modernisation capex spent in SA in the last decade: plant size and technology matter

– We have prime location, proximity to market, strategic raw materials, manufacturing footprint, alternative fuel technology and efficiency

 

Beyond efficiency

Rest of Africa (RoA) portfolio – new plants

Zimbabwe   Rwanda   DRC   Ethiopia
Country/plant:

Zimbabwe –
Harare

 
Country/plant:

Rwanda –
CIMERWA

 
Country/plant:

DRC – PPC
Barnet

 
Country/plant:

Ethiopia –
Habesha

Capacity:

1,4mtpa

 
Capacity:

0,65mtpa

 
Capacity:

1,2mtpa

 
Capacity:

1,4mtpa

Technology:

Four-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

 
Technology:

Five-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

 
Technology:

Five-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

 
Technology:

Five-stage pre-heater ILC and grate cooler

Efficiency:

★★★★

 
Efficiency:

★★★★★

 
Efficiency:

★★★★★

 
Efficiency:

★★★★★

Comments:

– Harare mill (2017)

– Capex: US$74 million

 
Comments:

– Bugurama integrated plant (2015)

– Capex: US$165 million

 
Comments:

– Kimpese integrated plant (2018)

– Capex: US$292 million

 
Comments:

– Holeta integrated plant (2018)

– Capex: US$174 million

Modern facilities throughout the group

 

Quality asset base

– PPC has spent over US$750 million on increasing cement capacity in recent years through new facilities and upgrading existing facilities

Quality asset base

Brand

QUALITY AND CONSISTENCY OF PRODUCTS

Our products are available across the materials value chain   We have won numerous awards for our quality and consistency
 

Awards

SOUTHERN AFRICA

PMR AWARDS

Diamond Arrow 2018 – Pronto Readymix Concrete   SA – Diamond award for best in cement and cement manufacturing   Botswana – Diamond award for best in cement and cement manufacturing

 

Kaap Agri awards 2017 – PPC won the category for building material for the sixth consecutive year

RWANDA   ZIMBABWE    
Award at Made in Rwanda trade show   National Quality Awards (NAQA), Achieving business excellence through standards 2017: Company of the year   Zimbabwe Investment Authority investor award: Construction and services sectoral award

Beyond solutions

Post-financial year-end, we have launched a portfolio of new products in the markets in which we operate.

Procurement

Technical capabilities and support

  • A proud South African company since
    1892 – 126 years
  • Trusted brand with high equity
  • Technical support line
  • Product support services
  • World-class lab facilities
  • Intelligent cement solutions
  • Customer synergy sessions
  • Thought leaders in all sectors

Consistent quality product –
more than 230 000 hours of
quality control annually

  • Efficient deliveries for better building project management
    • Delivers on time
    • Has a tracking mechanism to track orders
    • SMS notification on orders
    • Wider distribution network

Builder’s APP – real-time
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