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National Milling Company (NMC)

The National Milling Company (NMC) in Zambia awarded multidisciplinary, general contracting company Stefanutti Stocks Zambia with both the bulk earthworks- and the building contracts for the construction of a new NMC mill on Lilayi Farm in Lusaka, in Zambia’s Central Province. The bulk earthworks were undertaken between May 2017 and November 2017. The building contract ran between August 2018 and July 2019.

Background: National Milling Company is the Zambian subsidiary of international agribusiness Seaboard Corporation. The new mill and infrastructure features a new five-storey, 5,300m2 flour milling facility built on 25 acres.

The Project Scope

The roads & earthworks contract included all bulk earthworks; layer works for roads and platforms; fencing; as well as the drainage and stormwater infrastructure for the planned construction of a new mill. Stefanutti Stocks Zambia also completed the mill building project that included the construction of a double storey office block; a canteen building; employee changing rooms; a chemical store; a pump house building; transformer room; mill and warehouse building; as well as a boundary wall for the mill’s warehouse. The building scope included two truck and finished product waiting and ablution buildings; two guardhouses; the perimeter wall; and two weighbridge offices. Notable quantities Roads & Earthworks:

  • 7,5 hectares of clearing and grubbing
  • 13 200m³ topsoil removed
  • 68 780m³ excavation to spoil
  • 4 800m³ roadbed preparation
  • 6 800m³ sub-base
  • 6 800m³ base course
  • 965m of 600mm diameter stormwater pipes


  • 3 980m² mill & warehouse building
  • 1 520m² canteen building
  • 1 680m² employees change rooms
  • 90m double storey office block
  • Boundary wall to the mill warehouse
  • Transformer room
  • Chemical store & pump house building

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