Joint Venture

Joint Venture


ECMDavid Brown Zambia Ltd offers a comprehensive range if gearing solutions and services to the mining industry. We are focused on understanding our customer’s needs and work to apply our experience and resources in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo to deliver worldclass solutions.


The mining and materials handling industry calls for 100% process reliability to ensure that targets are met and profitability is maximised. We know that gearbox downtime impacts on your production and as experts in global gear engineering, we are well equipped to service and overhaul gearboxes for the region. We add value by reducing the total cost of gearbox ownership.

Workshop and Repairs

Our workshop is 2621 m2 (8600 square feet) and is equipped with the latest tools and highly experienced personnel ensure a world class service and repair capability in Zambia for the products we supply. On site field service technicians are available to assist you with maintenance and repairs.

Our expertise is not limited to David Brown gearboxes, we can repair our heritage brands Benoni Engineering Works, Bostock and Bramley and GEC.

We can also repair the following brands: Flender, Hansen/Sumitomo; SEW; Bonfi glioli; Rossi; Brevini; Renold Crofts; Lightning.


1493 m2 (4899 square feet) of stores that house critical spares and equipment give us the ability to respond quickly to your needs. We can, on request, offer critical spares holding contracts connected to forward purchasing agreements (FPA). You benefit with cost effective, timeous equipment replacement and spares availability where you need it.


Gearbox Emergency Help Line.
Our customers have access to 24/7 service support via the following contact numbers:

Zambia: +260 963 698 210
Congo: +243 81 403 51 36

Conveyor Drives

ECMDavid Brown’s range of helical and bevel helical CX conveyor drives are designed to meet the needs of the most arduous and intense conveying systems.

ECM - Conveyor Drives

Horizontal Ball Mill Drives

ECMDavid Brown’s MXR mill drive series is optimised to provide a cost effective, durable and easily maintainable solution for all horizontal ball mill.

ECM - Horizontal Ball Mill Drives


ECMDavid Brown can manufacture high torque, high precision integral and non integral mill pinions for SAG, horizontal ball mill and rotary kiln applications.

ECM - Pinions

Stacker Reclaimer Drives

ECMDavid Brown designs and manufactures flexible conveyor, bogie and industrial drive systems for the stacker reclaimers in the bulk handling process.

ECM - Stacker Reclaimer Drives

Shovel and Dragline Components

Shovel and draglines are used extensively in the copper, gold, iron ore, coal and diamond industries to remove minerals and overburden.

ECM - Shovel and Dragline Components

Slurry pump drives

Slurry pumps operate in ultra heavy duty processes and require a robust gear unitas part of the drive mechanism.

ECM - Slurry pump drives

Girth Gears

ECMDavid Brown’s high integrity girth gears are used to drive horizontal grinding mills and are designed for ultimate strength and reliability in service.

ECM - Girth Gears

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