Foundry Engineering

The market for foundry products in Zimbabwe lies with the mining and engineering sectors. Zimbabwe has vast mineral resources mainly gold, copper, diamonds, nickel, chrome, coal and platinum. Mining companies consume in excess of 1000 tonnes of mill balls monthly valued at over US$1,000,000 amounting to $12 million a year. Most of the mill balls are imported by the mining industry every year. Large mining companies import in excess of 700 tonnes of grinding media per month for their ore processing.  

Envisaged Product Range

  • High and low chrome alloy cast mill balls, stamp mill components, pump spares, mill liners, contact pads, manhole covers, basin brackets, Plough wheels, pumps and valves, mushroom discs, tractor drawn plough hubs, tractor drawn cast components, disc harrow components, pump and pump spares, Automotive Spares, Forged products, Military Components.


Estimated initial Investment cost : $6 million.