Economy & Market
SA's Pretoria Portland acquires quarries in Botswana
Pretoria Portland Cement has announced the acquisition of three aggregate quarries from Quarries of Botswana for 50 million Pula ($6.8m). New quarries in Gaborone, Francistown and Selebi-Phikwe would expand PPC's footprint and make PPC's Aggregates division the largest aggregate producer in Botswana. The investment would see PPC's aggregates division increase its total capacity from three million to about four million tonne per annum and gain approximately 100 employees.