Company Profile        

Cottel Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd

Harare, , Zimbabwe

Power Products - Manufacturer, Trader, Export / Import,
Pvt. Ltd. Firm Since 1992


1.1. Company Formation
Cottel Enterprises (Private) Limited is a wholly indigenous Zimbabwean owned company and was incorporated under the laws of Zimbabwe in Harare in January 1992 – Company Registration number 43/92. The business was started by Mr Collin Cephas Mtangi and Mrs Eleanor Thokozile Mtangi as a trading firm supplying electrical equipment and consumables to the mining and industrial sectors. The company has grown over the years due to its reputation for customer service, prompt delivery, quality and innovation and now has trading, manufacturing and transport divisions and branches in Gweru, Masvingo and Bulawayo.

The company has also over the years acquired and/or established a further three new businesses which are operated by wholly owned subsidiary companies, viz Clover Metal Finishers, HCR Medical Resources and Moving Water Industries.

1.2. Our Vision
Our vision is to be amongst the leaders and a company of choice in all our areas of operation nationally and within the SADC region.

1.3. Our Mission
To provide affordable equipment and consumable inputs to all sectors of the economy, offer quality technical service advice, enhancing efficiency, productivity and competitiveness while driving down financial overheads.

1.4. Our Values
Our philosophy is simple: to provide high quality products and services at competitive prices and take care of each customer. Hence, we take pride in our integrity, innovation, collaboration and a dedicated and motivated workforce.

We are constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve. We embrace change as an opportunity

We communicate actively and openly

We show respect for each other and value diversity. We work together, combining effort to yield desired results.

We built trust by honouring our commitments

We are honest in all interactions. We earn our reputation by adhering to the highest ethical standards and conduct

We recognize and reward outstanding performance. We hold ourselves accountable for achieving goals.

Our values are framed by:

Our Clients
We are in business to deliver superior value to our clients.

Our Shareholders
As a result, we deliver superior returns to our shareholders.

Strategic Objectives
• To maximize return on the shareholders’ equity
• To increase our market shares
• To grow market shares within the SADC region and beyond
• To be first choice employer among competitor companies


2.1. Directors
The following are the directors:

Collin Cephas Mtangi 3 Bray Close, Greystone Park, Harare

Eleanor Thokozile Mtangi (Mrs) 3 Bray Close, Greystone Park, Harare

Benson Tamirepi 72 West Road, Avondale West, Harare

Lovemore Maunganidze 2 Villa Road, Marlborough, Harare

Raphael Ngoni Dzumbira 8 Gazelle Road, Mandara, Harare

Company Registration Number 43/92

Date of Registration 8 January 1992

Business Partner Number 0200001187

2.2. Contact

2.2.1. Physical Location
Cottel Enterprises (Private) Limited
1 Swiss Way
Harare (Own property)

2.2.2. Postal Address
P O Box BW 626

2.2.3. Telephone Contacts
+263-912 382 099 (Claude Maredza)
+263-912 407 913 (Ms Kiriya Munemo)

2.2.4. Electronic Addresses


The company was originally founded as a trading business supplying electrical equipment and other materials requirements to, mainly, the mining and manufacturing industries. Cottel Enterprises grew over the years, expanding its market to include most of the other sectors of the economy and at the same time diversifying in both product range and services offered. The company is now structured into the following divisions:-

3.1. Trading

Suppliers of machinery, equipment, raw materials, tools and general hardware, electrical switches and cables etc to all sectors of the economy i.E. Mining, industrial, agricultural, commerce and domestic. Amongst our wide range of customers are the following:-

1. Shabani Mashava Mines
2. Gaths Mine
3. Mimosa Mines
4. Hippo Valley Estates
5. Triangle Limited
6. Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA)
7. National Oil Company of Zimbabwe (NOCZIM)
8. Zimglass
9. Zimbabwe National Army
10. Air Force of Zimbabwe
11. Zimbabwe Republic Police
12. Department of Irrigation

3.2. Manufacturing

Manufacurers of:

1 Gang 1 Way Switches
1 Gang 2 Way Switches
2 Gang 2 Way Switches
3 Pin Plug Tops

3.3. Cottel Oils

Suppliers of all types of lubricants:

Monograde and Multigrade Engine Oils : 500mls – 210Ltrs
Hydraulic Oils : 210Ltrs
Brake Fluids
Automatic Transmission Fluids
Automotive Gear Oils
Industrial Gear Oils
Tractor Oils

3.4. Transport

The transport division owns and operates the undermentioned fleet of vehicles:-

30 Tonne International Horse and Flat Bed Trailer
7.5 Tonne Isuzu Heavy Duty Truck - (Drop sides trailer)
3.5 Tonne Nissan CM Series Heavy Load Rigid Truck
3.5 Tonne Mazda Heavy Load Drop Sides Trucks (T35) x 2

All the vehicles have valid cross border permits.

For most of the year 2008 the International Truck worked on the Zimbabwe Government Maize Grain Import Programme ferrying loads of maize grain from Johannesburg, South Africa to Zimbabwe. At the same time it was moving shipments of Chilled Pool Iron from Zisco Steel in Redcliff to The Reclamation Group in Johannesburg. Loads of cement were also carried from Harare to Nebious Trading in Lusaka, Zambia and steel from Johannesburg to Zimbabwe Platinum Ngezi Mine.

On the domestic scene, the International truck transported timber from Nyanga and Chimanimani in the Eastern Highlands to customers in Harare and Masvingo provinces. The smaller trucks moved consignments around the country for the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society and irrigation equipment and materials for a subsidiary company, Moving Water Industries, to its projects sites, also around the country.

3.5. Motor Vehicle Workshop – (SUV Auto Service Centre)

This is a motor vehicle repair and service workshop equipped with the following:

Vehicle Hoist : 3 000Kg
Vehicle Hoist : 3 500Kg
Electronic Engine Tune-up Machine
Mobi-Jack tyre fitting machine
Wheel Balancing machine

The workshop is headed by a hands-on manager and a foreman, both experienced apprenticeship served journeymen.

3.6. Subsidiary Companies

3.6.(i) Clover Metal Finishers
73 Douglas Road

Undertakes: Electro-Plating
Hot-Dip Galvanizing
Chrome, Nickel, Copper, Brass, Bronze, Silver and Tin

3.6.(ii) H C R Medical
72 West Road
Avondale West

Pharmaceutical and Medical Supplies
Manufacturers of steel hospital furniture : beds, trolley beds, bedside cabinets, drip stands etc.

3.6.(iii) M W I Zimbabwe (Moving Water Industries)
1 Swiss Way

Undertakes design, installation, rehabilitation and maintenance of irrigation and water reticulation systems including borehole equipping and construction of water reservoirs, weirs and pump houses.

Products :
See Company profile attached above.

Contact Info

kiriya Munemo / Claude Maredza
Sales Executive

Cottel Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd

1 Swiss Way
Harare - ZW00263-4 () Zimbabwe

Phone(s) : 00263-4-662503 or 667362
Mobile : 0026391407913
Fax : 00263-4-668449


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