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DCD is an international manufacturing and engineering company providing products and solutions to the rail, defence, mining & energy and marine sectors.  

It comprises eleven businesses, each focussed on a manufacturing niche and a recognised leader in its field. The companies are long-established with the oldest in the group having been in operation for over 100 years.  As a group DCD is able to offer comprehensive, integrated heavy engineering solutions in addition to bespoke individual solutions at each company. 

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DCD has been an integral participant in SA infrastructure development for decades and is now playing an active role as a partner of choice to government in the current infrastructure expansion drive. 

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Its superior engineering expertise and world class facilities are supported by innovative design capability. Market-leading R&D is a central focus. 

With its head office in Vereeniging, South Africa, the group employs approximately 1200 people across the country. 

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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.