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Easy imports bury jobs in concrete
Easy imports bury jobs in concrete
As many as 7 000 direct jobs and 35 000 indirect jobs in the local cement industry are at risk of being lost as a result of cheap cement...
Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs
Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs
Local cement producers are making submissions to the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) to impose tariffs on...
How the cement cartel was built
How the cement cartel was built
‘Hidden in its walled garden within a stone’s throw of the Champs Elysées and La Défense, the Saint James offers its club members and guests...
Kenyan cement giant awaits directors' approval for SA plant
Kenyan cement giant awaits directors' approval for SA plant
ARM Cement, Kenya's second- largest maker of the building material, has yet to receive its directors’ approval for a plan to construct a...
Southern African projects fuel growth
Southern African projects fuel growth
The funding of projects related to cement and building products may seem out of sync with the IDC’s chemical and allied industries business...
Namibian cement plant to compete in West Africa
Namibian cement plant to compete in West Africa
In 2007, at the invitation of a group of Namibian entrepreneurs, German cement producer Schwenk Zement KG established Ohorongo Cement (Pty)...
Quality regulator finds cement complaints unfounded
Quality regulator finds cement complaints unfounded
Chief executive Thomas Madzivhe said the NRCS had given samples to the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) for testing.
Cementing a greener future
Cementing a greener future
It surrounds us. We're housed in it, we work in it, we travel on it. Cement is the most overlooked of construction materials.
Building industry can expect relief by 2010
Building industry can expect relief by 2010
The construction sector would only benefit from interest rate cuts in 2010, the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) said on Wednesday in its annual...
PPC: 'Good results in a challenging year'
PPC: 'Good results in a challenging year'
South African cement manufacturer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) on Monday reported an 8% rise to 283 cents in its headline earnings per share for...

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