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DCD opens new doors to local market
“With a height of 850 mm, this forging is the largest of 43components ordered by a South African customer for a pressure vessel application,” said DCD Ringrollers executive director Dion Booyens. “Once again pushing the boundaries on behalf of our customers.
DCD Protected Mobility: "Springbuck APC" accepted as a perfect solution in East Africa
A country in East Africa has awarded a contract to DCD Protected Mobility for the production of Springbuck APC's. This ballistic and landmine protected, all-terrain armoured personnel carrier that ensures crew protection, easy to operate, maintain and repair.
Husky G2 VMMDS Mobilised in the Middle East
DCD Protected Mobility is well positioned to supply the needs of the international defence markets. Underpinning its long history in the engineering of a range of military vehicles, the company recently completed the delivery of a batch of Husky 2G Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD) vehicles to a customer in the Middle East. A subsequent order to the same customer is due for delivery by the end of 2015.
EBH Namibia Demonstrates Commitment To People Development And Continuous Improvement With Internal Auditing Training
Demonstrating the company’s commitment to continuous improvement and developing the careers of its people, EBH Namibia (EBHN) has facilitated the training of nine members of staff in the field of internal auditing.
Another successful project demonstrates DCD Marine Cape Town’s ship repair expertise and proven service delivery
As one of the most established and experienced oil and gas upstream service providers in South Africa, and a company within the DCD Marine Cluster, DCD Marine Cape Town has earned a reputation as a safe, reliable and internationally competitive shipyard.

In brief: DCD was formed in 2001 following a management buy-out of the Heavy Engineering Division of the then listed multi-disciplinary group, Dorbyl Limited. The group of businesses has evolved through clear strategic focus into a well-established international manufacturing and engineering company, having achieved sustained growth and return on investment over the past decade. In 2012 the group underwent a comprehensive rebranding to become DCD operating through four key clusters:

DCD Rail DCD Defence
DCD Mining & Energy DCD Marine
2012 Comprehensive rebranding to DCD and restructuring into four key clusters
2011 I-WEC established
Executive management bolstered (CEO)
Investment in Public Benefit Organisation of R35 million
2007 Siyahamba Engineering acquires 34% stake in DCD Dorbyl
2007 Investec acquires 43% stake in DCD Dorbyl
2001 MBO of Heavy Engineering Division of Dorbyl Limited -
renamed DCD Dorbyl (Pty) Limited
1995 Mine Support Products established
1973 Venco established
1967 Metpro established
1972 Ringrollers established
1946 Heavy Engineering Division of Dorbyl Limited established
1911 RSD (Rolling Stock Defence) established
1903 Marine operation established