The Republic of Zambia

Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)
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Mill Balls and Mill Liners

Project Description Pebble stone Foundry Limited, will be a specialist foundry purpose
built for the manufacture of mill (grinding) balls and mill liners. Mill
balls in Zambia are mainly used in copper processing, trace mineral
processing, cement plants and on a small scale with other refractory
products such as kaolin for ceramics. Management expects to
begin production in approximately 30 – 120 days from funding.
Geographical Location Convenient location to be identified in tandem with location of raw
materials and a ready market
  • Provide customers with world standard mill balls and mill liners at reasonable cost
  • Creating a feedback mechanism which feed into the product
  • design and development.
Project Size
    First 12 months operation with two furnaces installed is expected to
    reproduce 6,000 tones with a projected net profit of over USD 1.1
Proposed Procurement
Submission of expression of interest to the responsible agents
Project Documentation
Business Plan & Financial Forecast
Proposed Financing
  • USD 0.15 million in equity investment for 100% ownership
    estimated to reach profitability within 6 – 12 months
  • Additional loan or loan finance of USD 21 million will also be

Pebblestone Foundry Limited
PO Box 35771

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