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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.

THE FUTURE IS BLOWING IN THE WIND

DCD Wind Towers is a R300m, 23 000m2 manufacturing facility located at the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) in the Eastern Cape, and is a joint initiative between the DCD Group, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Coega Development Corporation (CDC). We take a look.

Venco hosts take a girl to work day
As part of a community outreach programme, DCD Venco hosted the annual Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day last Thursday.
DCD establishes training facility
DCD Heavy Engineering has opened a new artisans training facility because "skills are scarce in the market, and we need to counter unemployment issues, currently rife in the country,"
BUSINESS BRIEFING - DCD Venco partners with Southwest Group
MINING I DCD Venco, a specialist fabricator and refurbisher of medium- to heavy-duty mechanical components, said yesterday it had been named as African manufacturing partner for the Southwest Group's new range of "Gravico" aftermarket attachments for surface-mining equipment.
Mining & Energy
DCD’s Mining & Energy cluster offers products and components for mining activities and power generation plants including coal, hydro, wind and nuclear. 

Companies in the cluster have supplied components to all coal fired power stations erected in SA from the 1960’s to the 1990’s and are currently supplying new coal fired power stations, Medupi and Kusile. In addition they have been involved in all the nuclear energy projects in SA to date as well as hydro electric plant. 


Further, the cluster is presently making inroads into the Wind Towers market through company DCD Wind Towers.  DCD is the majority shareholder in the first manufacturer in the country of multi-megawatt wind turbine components.

In full the cluster comprises:
DCD Heavy Engineering
DCD Venco
MSP
DCD Wind Towers