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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 1600 people across the country. 

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‘One Team, One Goal’ – DCD Marine Cape Town pulls out the stops to ensure another successful project in Saldanha Bay
DCD  Marine Cape Town has built up a loyal client base with some of the world’s  largest shipping and offshore drilling companies.
Minister Alan Winde Recognises Company For R1 billion Oil and Gas Contract, 1 000 jobs created
On Monday (30 June 2014) Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, addressed an award ceremony recognising local rig repair company, DCD Marine Cape Town, for their efforts in attracting a R1 billion investment into the Western Cape's Oil and Gas sector. Here's an extract of his speech:
Substantial capital investment ensures long-term sustainability

DCD Heavy Engineering, part of the Mining and Energy Cluster division of internationally recognised manufacturing and engineering company, DCD Group, has over the past seven years, spent more than R100-million in capital investment on equipment and machine upgrades to improve its overall technological offering.

DCD Marine Cape Town receives award for attracting international business worth R1 billion for Western Cape economy
DCD Marine Cape Town is the recipient of an award presented by the Western Cape Provincial Government for its significant contribution to the Western Cape economy.  The award, presented to DCD Marine and its client Saipem, is in recognition of the recent work done on the Scarabeo 7 rig, which has brought in excess of R1 billion in revenue to the province and created 1 193 jobs, as well as downstream job creation through the subcontractors assigned to the project.
DCD Marine awarded for attracting R1bn business to Western Cape economy
TWELVE grade 11 and 12 pupils got a chance to be soldiers for a day when they took a drive in a military vehicle as part of Cell C’s Take A Girl Child To Work Day campaign on Thursday last week.