Dinson Iron and Steel Company (Disco) said part of the US$100 million worth of equipment for its steel plant in Chivhu that arrived in Durban, South Africa, will be transported to Zimbabwe by 1 000 heavy trucks. The company said:
This is part of the US$100 million worth of the steel plant’s equipment and machinery that will be brought into the country after docking in South Africa (and will be carried) by 1 000 haulage trucks.
The first batch of the equipment and machinery comprises general blast furnace components.
The equipment is expected to arrive at the plant site in Mvuma by month-end.
Disco is constructing a US$1 billion steel-manufacturing plant in Manhize, Chivhu, Mashonaland East.
The company is a Zimbabwe subsidiary of the Chinese steel producer, Tsingshan Holdings.