Sales volumes of SA’s largest cement maker, PPC, rose by a fifth in October compared with the same period in 2019, as pent-up construction demand continued to take place after the hard lockdown.

PPC said in an operational update on Wednesday that it experienced muted sales in April and May due to Covid-19 restrictions imposed across most of the jurisdictions in which the group operates...

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