Fyrkuna Metal Works – Liberia

Metal sculpture from AK47 metal scrap in Liberia

Fyrkuna Metal Works – Liberia

Fyrkuna metalworks  is a Liberian owned company with a german manager, Manfred Zbrzezny. Working since 2007 we specialize in weapon conversion, “Arms into art ” Furthermore we execute metal construction and design works in steel.

Broom Camp, Brewerville, Montserrado County, Liberia


Products

  • Blacksmithing
  • Metal carpentry
  • Heavy duty welding
  • Training
  • Weapon conversion “arms into art“
  • Artistic design
  • Improved cooking stoves

Worksforce

  • One manager and artistic blacksmith/ designer
  • One blacksmith
  • Two  welder
  • Two apprentice

Works executed

  • Tree made of weapon scrap at the Peace Hut, Todi commissioned by UN Women
  • Tables , benches and banister made from weapon scrap at Marlin Corner
  • Two trees from weapon scrap for Save the Children U.K.
  • Entrance grill door, banister, window bars, underground and day fuel tank at LBDI-branch 9th street
  • Banister, grill doors, window bars, steel doors and supports at National Election Commission 10th street Sinkor
  • Gates and fence at Insurance Company of Africa, Sinkor
  • Window bars, steel doors and supports for solar panels for GTZ Police Promotion Project, Lofa County
  • Massive cash boxes for Care International microloan project.
  • We are a certified producer for the red fire pot, an improved cooking stove for Liberian use. This is part of a project by Giz- Endev.

On major projects, we employed up to 12 welders, but since one of the difficulties encountered was the lack of technical skill in local welders we redimensioned our set up. Our hope is to conduct proper and serious training for our workers and future apprentices.

To maintain our capacity in professional welding we are able to contract certified African welders.

Training workshops for the producers of improved cooking stoves ( red firepot)  have been conducted at our facility.


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