Project: Groot Steel Minimill: Melt Shop and Rolling Mill
Location: Eeshoke Village, Oshikango, Ohangwena Region, Namibia
Client: Groot Steel (Pty) Ltd
Capacity (Tonnes): Billets: 1,000,000 and Rebars + Wire Rods: 2,000,000 per year
Contractors: Groot Construction (Namibia)
Project Consultant: SGTEX Inc (Canada)
Budget: USD $450 million (NAD $5.7 billion)
Factory Jobs: 5,500 direct jobs and 27,500+ indirect jobs.
Construction Jobs: 1,500
Construction: Starting September 2018
Groot Steel seeks to become the largest vertically integrated manufacturing hub for a wide range of flat, short and long steel products in Southern Africa.
To create quality metals that matter to people.
Groot Steel (Pty) Ltd is a premier integrated steel production company focuses on the manufacturing of a wide range of short and long steel products as well as value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries in Southern Africa.
Established in 2012, Groot Steel (Pty) Ltd is a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Groot Management Systems (Pty) Ltd based in Ongwediva, Namibia.
Groot Steel seeks to initially start out with the production and marketing of the following steel products:
Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality
Environmental management forms an integral part of all the metal processing related activities of Groot Steel. As such, Groot Steel has commissioned to complete the submission of its Environmental Impact Assessment Report to the for the compliance as per The Environmental Management Act of 2007 of The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of the Republic of Namibia.
Groot Steel seeks to be part of the community where it plans to operate, by providing finance and resources for the area communities, when possible, in order to help contribute to the social wellbeing of the area communities.
Groot Steel (Pty) Ltd
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