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Bidding war for PPC looms as LafargeHolcim enters fray

  • An offer from LafargeHolcim could raise significant competition issues

The stage is set for a bidding war for SA’s largest cement producer PPC, which has received a nonbinding expression of interest from global cement group LafargeHolcim to add to the Afrisam-Fairfax Africa partial offer for PPC’s assets.

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Afrisam Centre of Product Excellence cements knowledge in SA construction

Not only is Roodepoort in Johannesburg home to the AfriSam state-of-the-art clinker grinding plant, it is also a hotspot of construction materials expertise. AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence is a major driver of innovative cement, aggregate and readymix products and has become a critical point of technical support to South Africa’s construction industry.

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9.5% growth presents a unique opportunity to invest and build in the DRC

Currently one bag of cement in the DRC may cost as much as US$12 to US$15 which contributes to the country’s yearly cement consumption of a mere 16 kg per capita, the lowest in Africa. But this trend is set to change as the DRC begins to exhibit growth rates reaching over 9%. Increased economic growth is driving infrastructure development in the DRC spurring construction and infrastructure projects to roll out in line with growing confidence and trust in the country and its economy.

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