The key dates of CTA Group – 1980s: Creation of CTA Group by a Belgian entrepreneur, who started working with various embassies in Africa and then quickly forged links with a large mining client in Mali. – 1990s: Business development quickly took off with the growth of commercial relations with customers from the mining industry in Africa. – Development and growing numbers of contracts in West and Central Africa. – 2014: CTA joins the CSTT-AO group and launches its new strategy focused on 3 main pillars: Distribution, Trading and Service/Solution Provider. – 2015: Creation of CTA Burkina Faso. – 2016: Creation of CTA Senegal and start of partnership with SIEMENS. – 2018: Partnership with FLENDER and DAF set up. – 2019: Implementation of the partnership with SKF and creation of the DAF Centre in Senegal (Dakar) – Partnership with Akkim (SMBS) & NLMK for Quard & Quend products – In progress: Creation of CTA Guinea and CTA Mali.