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STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL, PIPING, & PLATEWORK (SMPP)

At DGC AFRICA, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional turnkey solutions in the fields of structural, mechanical, piping, and platework (SMPP), catering to a diverse range of industries including mining, metals smelting, and mineral processing. Our multifaceted approach combines expertise, experience, and a customer-focused ethos to offer tailor-made solutions that meet the unique needs of our clients.

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  OUR CORE SERVICES  

  STRUCTURAL    STEELWORK  

At DGC AFRICA, our structural steelwork services offer a blend of precision, expertise, and comprehensive coverage tailored to meet the specific demands of each project.

 

SHOP WORK & FABRICATION

Our team excels in detailed shop work, creating components with meticulous attention to detail. The fabrication process is handled by skilled professionals, ensuring high-quality output that meets industry standards.

 

PAINTING & SHIPPING

We provide specialized painting services to protect steelwork against environmental factors. Our efficient shipping ensures the timely delivery of materials to project sites.

 

MATERIALS MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS

Our approach to materials management is holistic, encompassing procurement, storage, and distribution. We maintain an efficient logistics system to ensure smooth project flow.

 

PRE-ASSEMBLY & ERECTION

We undertake pre-assembly of structures to minimize on-site work and ensure quicker erection. Our erection process is conducted with precision and adherence to safety protocols.

 

COMPLEX RIGGING FOR HEAVY LIFTS

Our team is equipped with advanced rigging skills, necessary for managing heavy lifts. This expertise ensures the safe and efficient handling of large and heavy materials.

 

SHEETING ERECTION & ON-SITE PAINTING

To cater to diverse project requirements, we also offer sheeting erection services. Our on-site painting capabilities allow for the final touches to be applied directly at the project location, ensuring a cohesive and finished look.

 

DGC AFRICA’s structural steelwork services are designed to provide end-to-end solutions, from initial fabrication to final installation, with a strong focus on quality, safety, and client satisfaction.

  MECHANICAL    & PLATEWORK  

DGC AFRICA's piping services are comprehensive and highly specialized, tailored to cater to a variety of industrial needs.

 

SHOP DETAILING & FABRICATION

We offer detailed shop drawings and precision fabrication, ensuring each pipe meets the exact project specifications.

 

PAINTING & SHIPPING

Our painting process is designed to protect piping against environmental and chemical damage, complemented by efficient and reliable shipping.

 

MATERIAL HANDLING & SPECIFICATIONS

We possess extensive knowledge in handling a diverse range of materials, catering to various industrial specifications.

 

PIPE DIAMETER & INSTALLATION METHODOLOGIES

Our team is proficient in managing various pipe diameters and employs a range of installation methodologies to suit different project needs.

 

ON-SITE FABRICATION

We provide on-site fabrication services for site-run piping and pipe supports, ensuring seamless integration and installation.

 

FLUSHING & HYDRO-TESTING

Our services include thorough flushing and hydro-testing of piping systems to ensure they meet safety and operational standards.

 

PAINTING & COLOUR CODING

We also specialize in painting and colour coding pipes, which is essential for identification, safety, and compliance with industry regulations.

 

Our piping services at DGC AFRICA are designed to offer end-to-end solutions, ensuring quality, efficiency, and adherence to safety standards.

  CIVIL    & EARTHWORKS  

At DGC AFRICA, our Civil and Earthworks services are designed to address the foundational aspects of construction and engineering projects.

 

SMALL-SCALE CIVIL WORKS

We specialize in small-scale civil works, catering to specific needs in select regions. This includes a variety of construction and repair work.

 

FOCUS ON EARTHWORKS

Our services extend to comprehensive earthworks, involving excavation, land grading, and other soil-related tasks, essential for preparing a site for construction.

 

CIVIL SUBCONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT

We expertly manage civil subcontractors, ensuring all aspects of the project are executed efficiently and to the highest standards.

 

Our Civil and Earthworks services are crucial in laying the groundwork for successful project execution, backed by our commitment to quality and precision.

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  ADDITIONAL SERVICES  

  PLANT INSTALLATIONS  

  UPGRADES & RELOCATIONS  

PLANT INSTALLATIONS

DGC AFRICA specializes in the end-to-end installation of industrial plants, encompassing custom design, advanced equipment integration, and strict adherence to safety and regulatory standards. Our focus is on efficient project execution and delivering installations tailored to client-specific requirements.

 

UPGRADES

We offer upgrades to enhance operational efficiency, increase capacity, and ensure energy efficiency. Our services include integrating the latest technologies, expanding existing facilities, and updating systems to meet contemporary safety and environmental standards.

 

RELOCATIONS

Our plant relocation services are designed for minimal operational disruption. This includes meticulous planning, safe dismantling, and transportation of equipment, followed by careful reassembly and commissioning at the new location. Post-relocation support ensures a smooth transition back to full operational capacity.

  SPECIALISED   

  WEDLING  

At DGC AFRICA, our specialized welding services are designed to handle a variety of materials and applications with precision and quality.

 

MATERIALS EXPERTISE

We work with a diverse range of metals including copper, brass, various grades of stainless steel, and different forms of carbon steel, catering to a wide array of industrial needs.

 

VERSATILE WELDING TECHNIQUES

Our skilled team is proficient in key welding methods such as MIG, TIG, SMAW, and FCAW, allowing us to select the optimal technique for each specific task, ensuring both efficiency and the highest quality of welds.

 

QUALITY & COMPLIANCE

All our welding operations adhere to stringent industry standards, with rigorous quality control measures in place to ensure the integrity and strength of every weld.

 

INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS

Our welding services support multiple industries, demonstrating our capacity to meet diverse and specialized welding requirements effectively.

  REPAIRS  

  STRUCTURAL 

At DGC AFRICA, we offer focused structural repair services to maintain and enhance the integrity of industrial facilities.

 

IN-SITU REPAIRS

We specialize in on-site repairs, efficiently addressing structural issues with minimal disruption to plant operations. This includes welding, reinforcement, and component replacements.

 

RAPID ASSESSMENT & SOLUTION DEVELOPMENT

Utilizing advanced diagnostics, we quickly assess damage and devise effective repair strategies, tailored to each unique situation.

 

EFFICIENT EXECUTION TO MINIMIZE DOWNTIME

Our repair processes are designed for rapid execution, significantly reducing downtime and ensuring timely restoration of operations.

 

BEYOND REPAIRS

We not only fix existing problems but also aim to strengthen and upgrade structures, potentially enhancing their resilience against future wear and tear.

 

SAFETY & COMPLIANCE

All our repairs adhere to strict industry standards and safety regulations, ensuring repairs are safe, reliable, and compliant.

 

PREVENTATIVE MEASURES & MAINTENANCE

Post-repair, we offer ongoing maintenance and support, helping to prevent future issues and extend the lifespan of the structures.

  PROTECTION  

  CORROSION 

At DGC AFRICA, we recognize the essential role of corrosion protection in maintaining the integrity and prolonging the lifespan of Structural, Mechanical, Piping, and Platework (SMPP) components. Our specialized corrosion protection services are particularly designed to address the unique challenges faced in these areas.

 

ADVANCED COATING TECHNIQUES FOR SMPP

We employ the latest coating technologies suited for structural steel, mechanical components, piping systems, and plateworks. These coatings are meticulously chosen to withstand various environmental conditions and to provide long-lasting protection against corrosion.

 

CATHODIC PROTECTION FOR PIPING & STEEL STRUCTURES

Our cathodic protection solutions are ideal for safeguarding underground or submerged piping and large steel structures. We offer both sacrificial anode and impressed current systems, ensuring comprehensive protection.

 

TARGETED CORROSION MONITORING

Understanding that each component in SMPP has its specific corrosion risks, we provide tailored monitoring and inspection services. This includes regular checks and predictive maintenance to pre-emptively address potential corrosion issues.

 

MATERIAL SELECTION & CORROSION RESISTANT ALLOYS

In our SMPP projects, we advise on and use materials and alloys that are inherently resistant to corrosion. This includes selecting appropriate grades of steel and other metals that offer enhanced durability in corrosive environments.

 

CUSTOMIZED CORROSION PROTECTION PLANS

Each SMPP project has its unique requirements and challenges. We develop customized corrosion protection strategies that align with the specific needs of your project, ensuring optimal protection and extending the service life of your assets.

 

This dedicated approach to corrosion protection in the context of SMPP ensures that DGC AFRICA’s projects are not only robust and well-constructed but also resilient against the damaging effects of corrosion, thus maximizing performance and durability.

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At DGC AFRICA, we are committed to excellence, safety, and reliability, ensuring that every project we undertake is executed with the utmost precision and quality. Contact us to learn how our SMPP services can benefit your project.

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 POWERHOUSE  

  MULTIFACETED ENGINEERING 

DGC AFRICA stands as a multifaceted engineering powerhouse, offering an extensive array of services across various sectors. Their collaboration with LogiProc in Mineral Process Engineering and Design, partnership with Effixon in Comprehensive Design and Detail Engineering, and alliance with SARENS in Crane Hire, Heavy Lifting, and Engineered Transport, alongside their core competencies in Structural, Mechanical, Piping, and Platework, highlight a deep commitment to quality, innovation, and client satisfaction. These partnerships enhance DGC AFRICA's ability to provide turnkey solutions, underlining their expertise in project management, design, and execution. Emphasizing safety, efficiency, and technical prowess, DGC AFRICA is equipped to tackle complex engineering challenges, ensuring successful project outcomes across sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.

  PROJECTS  

MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  1490 ML DEEP PUMP CHAMBERG  

  PROJECT  

Supply, fabricate and install pipelines, valves, crawler beam structure, support structure, access platforms, pumps, and motor with civil works.

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MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  WINDER HOUSE PROJECT    PROJECT  

Supply, fabrication and installation of 900 tons steel structure with sheeting.

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MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  SURFACE CONVEYOR PROJECT  

  PROJECT  

Supply, fabrication, and installation of around 950 tons of steel structures including conveyors, equipment, conveyor belting, and sheeting. The conveyor length from Henderson Shaft to the transfer tower is 215 m and from the Transfer Tower to the Concentrator is 240 m. Conveyor structures include trestles, gantry, box tower, take up tower, transfer tower, chutes, waste bins, etc.

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  MATTE SETTLING FURNACE PROJECT  

  – ISA SMELTER  

Replace all Matte Settling Furnace shell panels and frame steelwork, which included grillage beams, lower frame members, and bottom shell plate, feed port frame, traverse frame, tie rods, side and end walls, cooling water connections, etc.

MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  PREHEATER PROJECT    ACID PLANT  

Supply, fabricate and install preheater tube bundle, including repair works on the other sections of tube bundle and stack of pre-heater.

MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  ISA STACK    PROJECT  

Replacement of the top half of stainless-steel ISA stack included fabrication (dia. 4 m duct).

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MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  ACID STORAGE TANK SURFACE PAINTING  

  PROJECT  

Sandblasting and painting of 2500m2 surface area including both tanks.

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LIMECO – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

  LIME PLANT    PROJECT  

Installation of belt conveyors, apron conveyors, limestone skips hoists travel rails, kiln feed twin hoppers, shuttle conveyors, winch for skip hoist, kilns with burner, kiln discharge table feeders, weighing hoppers, roller crushers, bucket elevators, lime storage silo, grizzly feeders, vibrating screens, jaw crushers, and magnetic conveyors, etc.

MOPANI COPPER MINES - MUFULIRA, ZAMBIA

  WESP PROJECT  

  GAS CLEANING PLANT  

Dismantle, repair, and install primary reverse jet scrubber brick-lined inlet barrel of weight 25 tons. Repair, fabricate, and install associated structures and ducting. Replacement of wet electrostatic precipitator with all its internals in gas cleaning plant.