DCD’s Mining & Energy cluster offers products and components for mining activities and power generation plants including coal, hydro, wind and nuclear.
Power Generation including Coal Fired, Nuclear, Hydro, Gas, and Wind
DCD 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 plants.
DCD Heavy Engineering is a niche supplier to the mining, steel and energy sectors of bespoke engineered, heavy mechanical equipment for individualised application. It offers specialised machining and fabrication facilities unrivalled in South Africa.
The company is further distinguished as one of only two leading suppliers in the world of large ball and sag mills for predominantly gold, copper and platinum mining.
DCD Venco provides end-to-end solutions for the medium to heavy fabrication, manufacture and refurbishment of mechanical components. For replacement dump truck bins to all loader buckets, LP Casings Stacker Reclaimers to mills, DCD Venco has the capacity to fabricate and manufacture products of up to 50 tons and/or larger products with individual components which do not exceed 50 tons.
Wind Turbine Towers from their purpose built tower manufacturing facility
DCD Wind Energy is a niche supplier to the Wind Turbine market. It offers manufacturing of Wind Turbine Towers from their purpose built tower manufacturing facility, Forged rings (for towers flanges, slew rings, etc.) with capacity ranging from 300 mm up to 4 700 mm outside diameter, with maximum weight capacity of 4 500 kg, 2.5MW turbine blades from subsidiary company I-WEC and the assembly of the Nacelle.
DCD offers shorter production cycles yet maintaining higher quality control than the industry benchmarks through every step of the manufacturing process.