Ohorongo Cement has donated cement to assist the construction of permanent housing for members of the Shack Dwellers Federation Namibia.
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PPC is to remain an independent company, after it rebuffed its final suitor, Swiss multinational, LafargeHolcim.
Canadian company, Fairfax Africa Investments, has withdrawn its offer for a partial stake in PPC, effectively ending the chances of a merger between South Africa’s two largest cement makers, PPC and AfriSam.
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PPC has rejected a bid by Fairfax Africa Investments for a stake in the cement maker that would also have seen the company merge with rival, Afrisam.
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CRH has joined the battle for control of South Africa largest cement maker, less than a month after agreeing to take over the largest independent US producer, Ash Grove Cement.