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Good Time Steel Zambia : Building a Better Zambia

Good Time Steel (GTS) Zambia has been widening its geographic reach and expanding its facilities in order to provide an increasingly diverse range of steel products to copper belt clients and neighbouring countries.

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Spreading the Good Times Across Sub-Saharan Africa The construction material manufacturing specialist looks set to maintain its steely grip on the sector across the region as it looks to Botswana, Namibia and Angola for future international growth Writer: Matthew StaffProject Manager: James Smith Good Time Steel has progressed quickly and effectively over the past decade to become a regional construction company of note, and is now pressing forward to form the same reputable presence across the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa.Established in 2005, as a private company with an initial investment of US$700,000, the business commenced production of just a small portion of its current range in 2008, and comprised just 65 people in its workforce at the time.A decade on, and the Zambian market specialist now consists of around 500 employees, carrying out a range of processes to produce deformed bars, round bars, angle irons, square and round tubes, galvanised iron pipes, IPE channels, and now corrugated roofing sheets as well.The capacity has inevitably increased alongside this continuous improvement over the years to now achieve 160 tonnes of production a day; allowing not only for a greater influence on the Zambian market, but to also enable the company to bridge out further internationally.Deputy General Manager, Durban Kambaki explains:  “Initially, in 2008, our markets were only in Zambia and Zimbabwe, but by 2010 and going into 2011, we started exporting to the Great Lakes region; so into Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).“Over the past five years, we have also gone on to cover Malawi and South