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Lafarge’s $7mln quarry investment beginning to bear fruit, production costs down

Lafarge’s $7mln quarry investment beginning to bear fruit, production costs down

Cement maker Lafarge says a capital injection of $7 million in quarry rehabilitation and maintenance last year is starting to bear fruit, reducing production costs by $7 per tonne and offsetting the failure of the company’s export endeavours.

PPC sales up 4pct, slower growth seen in Q2

PPC sales up 4pct, slower growth seen in Q2

Pretoria Portland Cement Zimbabwe says it has recorded a 4% growth in sales in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the prior year, but warned that the current economic slowdown could lead to slower growth in the second quarter.

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