About Us


An African Star

Capital Star Steel SA, based in Mozambique, a subsidiary of the South African company, Lionsteel, manufactures high frequency welded steel pipe and serves the International Oil and Gas industry and the Mining Industry across Africa, with globaly based Sales and Distributions centres.

The South African based Sales and Distribution Division of Capital Star Steel SA is well on its way to becoming the preferred market leader in Southern Africa. We aim to build an unparalleled reputation as a supplier to the South African market of cost effective and made-to-specification-solutions to ERW piping needs.

Capital Star Steel SA has a world class manufacturing plant in the Beluluane Industrial Park, Boane District, Maputo Province, Mozambique, which has a capacity to produce 200,000 tons of pipe per annum.

We have established a raw material supply chain globally and we are currently expanding our distribution infrastructure internationally. With a guaranteed constant supply of electricity from Cahorra Bassa and perfectly situated near the port harbour of Maputo, and the main arterial road lines that lead to South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania, we have the ability to deliver “On Time & In Full” to any project, whether it be in Africa or anywhere on the globe.

The Capital Star Steel SA manufacturing plant has been commissioned using only the best in class machinery, and equipment, and is run by a top-class management team with extensive big bore pipe industry expertise, therefore ensuring that our big bore steel line pipe meets world quality standards such as set by the American Petroleum Institute, by virtue of API specification 5L & 5CT.

Our competitive advantage therefore lies in the following abilities:

  • Low cost manufacturing
  • Ideal Location in order to supply any destination on the globe
  • Latest Technology in big bore steel pipe manufacturing
  • Excellent Supply Chain of world class steel
  • Extensive Pipe industry Management Expertise
  • We have access to several spiral pipe mills to compliment our product range. We can create customized solutions to meet most of your piping needs.

We are absolutely confident that we have a unique selling proposition in our target market, Africa, and that we have the resilience and tenacity to become the preferred supplier across the continent.

We pride ourselves on a culture of professionalism yet we are approachable on every level. We know that finding and nurturing the right people is essential to our success and we will continue to focus on building an exceptional team that spans across our business lending credibility to our promise of:


Exceptional People

Exceptional Service

Exceptional Products