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Easy imports bury jobs in concrete

Cheaper cement from China and Vietnam has hit producers in SA, who are asking the state for help

Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs

The sustainability of the local industry is under threat, say producers, as concrete makers face a perfect storm of oversupply and cheap imports

How the cement cartel was built

Major international companies have been implicated in the collusion

Kenyan cement giant awaits directors’ approval for SA plant

Plans are afoot to build a cement plant in South Africa although procedure and budget have not been approved as yet.

Southern African projects fuel growth

The cement sector is a big focus area for the IDC; not only in South Africa, but on the continent as well

Namibian cement plant to compete in West Africa

Over a construction period of 22 months, Ohorongo Cement became Africa’s most modern and efficient cement plant.

Quality regulator finds cement complaints unfounded

No evidence has been found of inferior cement being imported to South Africa, says the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications.

PPC: ‘Good results in a challenging year’

SA cement manufacturer PPC on Monday reported an 8% rise to 283 cents in its headline earnings per share for the year ended September 2008.

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