Dickinson Industries - Africa's Leading Supply Chain & Procurement Services Provider

Dickinson Industries is a subsidiary of Dickinson Group of Companies, which has been trading for more than 100 years as a global leading provider of Furnace and Industrial Services to the mining, metals smelting, mineral processing and heavy industrial sectors.

Dickinson Industries is involved in the provision of Supply Chain & Procurement Services to the Mining, Exploration, Metallurgical Extraction, Mineral Processing, Cement & Construction Industries throughout Africa.

Valves and Pipes Lifting Equipment

Dickinson Industries’ vision is to be Africa’s leading supply chain & procurement services provider to the mining, exploration, metallurgical extraction, mineral processing and construction industries. The subsidiary has complete access to the parent company’s extensive resources in several countries around the world including South Africa, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, China and India, as well as complete access to the parent company’s network of technology partners throughout Europe, USA, Brazil and Russia. 

Dickinson Industries also endeavours to develop as the best in class supplier by minimising all the existing risks at each part of a typical supply chain system for its clients. The goal of the company’s procurement management system is to provide an uninterrupted flow of goods and services, as to efficiently support various business operations throughout the region. This is achieved by maintaining a major focus on ensuring that the needs of all stakeholders involved in the supply chain are satisfied.

Boiler Plates Conveyor Belt

Conveyor Roller Electric Motors

The company applies significant emphasis in the application of strict supplier development and certification procedures; on a case by case basis, equipment and spares are sourced from the most appropriate amongst our pool of prequalified manufacturers. The figure below shows an overview of Dickinson Industries’ procurement cycle:

Dickinson Industries


Dickinson Industries provides the following services to its clients:

  • Management of the sourcing and consolidation of products, logistics, customs requirements and documentation to ensure a fast and reliable service.
  • Consignment stocks, and strategic warehousing of critical OEM spares; thereby significantly reducing their lead times.
  • Sea, air, road freight and courier services to expedite the delivery of items.
  • Arrangement of voluntary or regulatory pre-shipment inspections of products, to ensure that they comply with recognized international standards.
  • Special packaging and certification of hazardous cargo.
  • Forecasting of clients’ requirements as to provide efficient supply chain services.
  • Total cost analysis

Hydraulic Cylinders Electrical Switches

Industrial UPS Metallic Hoses


Our team of experts and professionals have vast expertise and knowledge in maintenance and procurement requirements covering the following industrial sectors among others:

  • Cement Industry
  • Mining Industry
  • Metals Smelting Plants
  • Hydrometallurgical Acid Plants
  • Industrial Supplies

Pumps  Slurry Pump

Solar Invertor Transformers