Adding Strength To Regional Infrastructure
QATAR STEEL Company was formed in 1974 as
the first integrated steel plant in the
Arabian Gulf. Commercial production
commenced in 1978 with the company becoming
wholly owned by Industries Qatar in 2003.
Today, Qatar Steel is widely recognized as a
foremost leader in the steel industry,
extending its pioneering commitment from an
expansive mill site located in the heart of
the progressive Mesaieed Industrial City -
45 kilometers south of the nation’s capital,
Doha. The Company also operates a UAE based
subsidiary - Qatar Steel Company FZE.
Inspired to meet the growing demand for
steel in Qatar as well as the region in
general, Qatar Steel has embarked upon a
series of initiatives aimed at increasing
its production capacity. The ongoing
modernization and technically advanced
expansion projects are designed to produce
world class products, which will further
enhance the company’s presence in the world
of steel production.
facilities have come to include a Midrex
process based DRI/HBI Combo Mega Module,
Electric Arc Furnaces with a Ladle Refining
Furnace, a Continuous Casting plant and
Rolling Mills with the latest automated
features. Other auxiliaries include
well-equipped Jetty facilities, a Main Power
Substation, Quality Control Center,
Maintenance Shops and facilities for
sea/fresh water, compressed air, natural gas
and a Clinic.
Today the plant with
its offices occupies an area of 707,000 sq.
meters, adjacent to which is a further
375,000 sq. meters plot reserved for future
developments. The total employee-base of
over 1,650 spans 12 different nationalities
and the mill runs on a 3-shift system.
Facilities in Dubai
Company FZE was established in August 2003
to meet the growing demand for high-quality
steel wire-rod products within the GCC as
well as in international markets.
The company operates two primary facilities
at its 60,000 Sq. meter Jebel Ali Free Zone
site: An upgraded Wire Rod Mill with an
installed capacity of 240,000 metric tonnes
[MT] per annum and the present Rebar Mill
with an annual capacity of 50,000 MT. The
latter is soon to be replaced by a modern
new Bar Mill from VAI–POMINI with a 300,000