Sephaku is one of the companies affected by the sluggish economic conditions in SA. It has a 36% stake in Dangote Cement SA, which manufactures the Sephaku Cement brand, and owns 100% in Métier Mixed Concrete.

The ready-mixed concrete business in SA has not exactly thrived in the past few years given the backdrop of poor economic conditions and poorly performing state-owned enterprises. Macroeconomic expenditure in construction has been on the decline for some time now and this has taken its toll on the sector as a whole.

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