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The history of Bilfinger, Steinmüller and Intervalve in Africa

2013Bilfinger Piping Africa merges with Steinmüller Africa.
2012Steinmüller Africa celebrates its 50th birthday celebration.
2008Bilfinger establishes a local pipe bending capability in South Africa. Start of boiler manufacturing contracts for Medupi and Kusile.
2007Establishment of Pretoria Workshop.
1991Fabrication for Majuba Power Station (6x600MW) starts. Steinmüller Africa enters the industrial boiler market with projects for Engen and Samancor.
1987Intervalve’s workshop in Bethal opens.
1986Erection for Matimba Power Station (6x600MW) starts.
1983Fabrication for Tutuka Power Station (6x6000MW) starts. The induction bending machine and heat treatment equipment are purchased enabling the manufacturing of high-pressure pipework.
1977Fabrication for Duvha Power Station (6x600MW) starts.
1972Fabrication for Kriel Power Station (6x500MW) starts.
1971Fabrication for Hendrina Power Station (5x200MW) starts. The Construction division of Steinmüller Africa opens and the valve partnership with Sempell begins.
1967L. & C. Steinmüller wins first contract to supply a 200MW boiler for Eskom’s Grootvlei Power Station. For the first time, a local irm using imported technology was awarded a major Eskom boiler contract.
1962L. & C. Steinmüller Africa (Pty) Ltd. registers in the Republic of South Africa.
1896L. & C. Steinmüller supplies 8 boilers to the Rand Central Electric Works Limited, South Africa. The boilers are installed at the Brakpan Power Station.
1878L. & C. Steinmüller GmbH registers a patent for a new type of boiler. With it a company was born that would play a key role in South Africa’s industrial development.