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Cement that has been engineered to achieve consistent and appropriate performance in a wide range of products and applications.

Handling & Safety

MSDS Cementitious Materials Safety

Data Sheet

SUREBUILD Datasheet-2020



Typical applications are concrete, mortar, plaster, masonry products, paving, precast products, grouts, shotcrete, soil stabilization and other general home and DIY applications. 

SUREBUILD is a tried and tested product that has been engineered to achieve a consistent and appropriate performance. SUREBUILD is compatible with commercial chemical admixtures. 


SUREBUILD conforms to the 42,5 N strength class of SANS 50197-1 for common cements and, depending on source factory, is identified as one of: 

  • CEM II/A 42.5 N 
  • CEM II/B 42.5 N 

"CEM II/A" denotes portland composite cement with an extender content between 6 and 20%  

"CEM II/B" denotes portland composite cement with an extender content between 20 and 35%  

"CEM III/A" denotes blastfurnace cement with a blastfurnace slag content between 35 and 65%  

Extenders used in the manufacture of SUREBUILD include limestone (denoted “L”), fly ash (denoted “V”), and blastfurnace slag (denoted “S”). Blends of two or more of the above extenders are denoted “M”.  


Storage of Bagged Cement 

  • Cement should be stored in a weatherproof shed or container 
  • It should be closely packed, away from doors and windows 
  • It should be packed off the floor, and on plastic 
  • It should be covered with a plastic sheet or tarpaulin 
  • It should be stored so as to ensure "first in - first out" use 


  • Do not stack bags more than 12 units high 
  • Do not stack more than two pallets high 
  • Pick up bags correctly to avoid injury 
  • Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Cement and cement paste are highly alkaline and chemical burns may occur 

For more advice on cement contact PPC on 08000 236 368 - SA only. 


50kg bags   Bulk Bags

For transportation by road or rail: 

  • Unitised 40 bags (2 tons) per unit 
  • Unitised on a pallet 40 bags (2 tons) per unit 
  • Unitised on a pallet and covered with plastic hood. 40 bags (2 tons) per unit. 

Please note: the hood is shower-proof NOT waterproof)

For transportation by the sea:

  • Sling bags 40 x 50kg bags in 2-ton sling bag 

For transportation by the sea: 

  • Bulk cement in 1,5 ton bulk bags as break-bulk or packed in shipping containers 


How to Guides

Episode 1 – How to lay a foundation

For all building projects to stand the test of time you must begin with a strong foundation. Introducing #BuildStrongerWithPPC​ a series in which we share our knowledge and experience using our premium quality, strength & techniques. #BuildStrongerWithPPC​

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Episode 2 - How to make bricks

When making bricks, using the strongest quality cement is extremely important. With PPC SURECAST which is designed for making bricks you not only get quality bricks, you also get more bricks per bag of cement & your bricks get that early strength that's needed. In Episode 2 of #BuildStrongerWithPPC​ we show you step by step how to make quality bricks.

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Episode 3 - How to build a brick wall

You’ve laid your foundation and your bricks are ready. Time to learn how to secure a perimeter with a brick wall that will stand the test of time. In episode 3 of #BuildStrongerWithPPC​ we show you how to build a brick wall with PPC SUREWALL in an informative, fun step by step manner. #TogetherWeAreStronger​

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Episode 4 - How to plaster a wall

We have shown you how to lay a strong foundation, make quality bricks and build a durable wall. It’s time to finish off the basics as we show you how to plaster your brick wall using PPC SUREWALL #BuildStrongerWithPPC​ #TogetherWeAreStronger

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Episode 1 - How to build a braai stand

Craving Shisanyama for that Valentines Day braai you are planning? We have just the solution for you as we show you how to build a braai stand from scratch at home in our first step by step DIY episode.

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Episode 3 - How to build a concrete bench

You have a braai stand and a walkway, everything is coming together. Now everyone wants to come over but you have nowhere for them to sit. Don’t hurt your back from falling after trying to balance on bricks, build a concrete bench to conclude your home upgrades! #BuildStrongerWithPPC​ #TogetherWeAreStronger​

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Episode 2 - How to build a walkway

Now that you have a braai stand, don’t trip over stones and drop the meat on your way back inside or let your bae twist her ankle. Take a step in the right direction & Follow our DIY step by step guide to laying a walkway for your home. #BuildStrongerWithPPC​ #TogetherWeAreStronger​

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