Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd

Bitumen Products - Construction - Equipment Hire - Surface Dressing

Bitumen World is equipped to offer specialized expertise in all forms of blacktop surfacing, including the supply and delivery of bulk and drummed bituminous binders.

Address: 30 George Avenue
Telephone: +263 (242) 447231
+263 (242) 447232
+263 (242) 447233
+263 8644 100 849
Postal: Box AY20 Amby, Harare
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Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd was incorporated in Bulawayo in July 2012. The idea of starting a blacktop surfacing company in Zimbabwe had occurred to the founder Andre Zietsman at least two years before as he felt the time was right for another construction company in the country and thought there was a gap in the
Market place when it came to blacktop surfacing.

His idea finally came to fruition when he enlisted the services of his two fellow directors Busisa Moyo and Duncan Smith and convinced them both of the merits of his idea.

Whilst attempting to register the company name of choice and before any personnel were employed a bitumen distributor, self-propelled chip spreader, rotary broom and 60 tonnes of mobile bitumen storage were purchased.

Unable to register the company names of choice it was decided to purchase an existing shelf company and Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd was born.

The head office of Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd is located in Harare at 30 George Avenue Msasa. The property is large and comes complete with ample office space and purpose built workshops. This property had previously been used by Tarphalt Paving and was purpose built to cater for the needs of a large construction company.

There is a subsidiary branch office in Bulawayo which is located in Donnington. Although nowhere near as big as the Harare premises it is sufficient to cater for the volume of work in and around Bulawayo.

Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd complies in all respects with the indigenization requirements of Zimbabwe. 


We offer the following range of services and products:

Spray & Chip:    
We carry out all aspects of bitumen surface dressing whether it be new works, from
priming of completed base to the construction of tack and seal coats, or patching and resealing of an existing surface.

We can provide rates for the supply of all materials and construction of the surfacing.
Alternatively we are able to supply plant and labour rates only where you, the Client, wish to supply the materials yourself.

Additionally if you are only looking to hire certain specialist equipment to carry out your own surfacing project we are also prepared to provide rates for the hire of this equipment.

Slurry Seal:
We have the capacity to carry out slurry seal patching and surfacing. Where the volume of work involved is large we are able to utilize plant resources from outside the country.

Asphalt Paving:
We are currently able to execute asphalt concrete works where no more than 40 to 50 tonnes is required to be laid each day. For larger jobs involving several thousand tonnes we are again able to utilize resources from outside the country.

We have the ability to carry out all types of patching - pothole patching, slack repairs, crack sealing, edge patching, crocodile crack sealing.

Supply of Binders:
We supply bulk bitumen binders (MC30, 50/70, 70/100) as well as Tar Prime (TP7). We can supply 70/100 pen bitumen, at pumping temperature from our storage tanks in any quantity you need. We can also provide bitumen emulsion (all grades) in drums or in bulk.

Binder Spraying:
We also offer a spraying service where we will provide a bitumen sprayer loaded with your required product at the correct temperature with an experienced crew at a competitive rate.

Quality Assurance:
Our sprayers are all calibrated with certificates available for inspection.
Our sprayer crews are well trained and experienced.
All our heavy plant, including tippers and bitumen sprayers have current certificates of fitness where applicable.