• 1967

    Cisco (Cape Town Iron and Steel Works (Pty) Ltd, founded in Kuilsrivier, Cape Town by Downing and Favel (previously known as MacWillaw) after gaining access to 13 000mt/a of the Western Cape “scrap pool”. Old Mutual and other shareholders take ownership and begin the upgrade of the plant.
  • 1973

    Cisco becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of ISCOR and produces 50 000mt/a of reinforcing bar.
  • 1982

    Cisco installs a new meltshop with the capacity for 100 000mt/a of billet.
  • 1989

    Following further upgrades, Cisco produces 160 000mt/a of billet and re-rolls 66 000mt/a of reinforcing bar.
  • 1995

    Cisco is acquired by a joint venture between Iscor and Reinforcing Steel Contractors (RSH).
  • 1995

    Cisco is Acquired by Murray and Roberts Steel (Pty) Ltd.
  • 2012

    Cisco is acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of DHT Africa