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06 May 2014

In line with its corporate social responsibility and proactive role in the community, Qatar Steel participated as a silver sponsor of Al-Khor Club’s Midar Maritime Festival, held from 2-3 May, 2014 at Al-Khor Port. The two day event was organized by the cultural and social committee at Al-Khor Sports Club and Ibrahim Bin Ali Centre for reviving of Qatar’s Heritage. Qatar Steel’s support of the maritime festival emerges from its interest to take part in all social activities and functions that may contribute to the benefit of the local community. The festival aims at reviving Qatar’s past Heritage, familiarize young generations with the heritage of their fathers and grandfather in land and sea, link the Qatari youth with the local environment as well as giving the visitors insight into the country’s rich marine heritage. The Festival’s program included fishing competitions. Eight teams participated and prizes were given to the winning Read more…

26 Apr 2014

In line with its high concern to environment, and as part of its environmental commitment, Qatar Steel participated in QP Annual Environment Fair, held under the patronage of HE Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry and Managing Director of Qatar Petrouleum, from 23-26 April, 2014 at Qatar National Conventions Centre (QNCC). A large number of QP subsidiaries and joint ventures, industry stakeholders and government companies and organizations took part in this year’s environment fair. The theme was about the Use of Water in Oil and Gas Industry. The fair’s slogan was “Allah created from water every living thing”. The four day event was a good opportunity for the participants to showcase their environmental initiatives, programs and activities. A wide range of entertaining and educational activities for visitors and students were featured, such as plays and competitions to educate the public and children about the rules and Read more…

16 Apr 2014

With the view of consolidating and fostering its business relations with its accredited traders in Qatar in GCC countries, Qatar Steel hosted its 11th Traders’ Annual Gathering. An official ceremony was held at The Ritz Carlton- Doha, in honor of all Qatar Steel’s traders, and in recognition of their devoted efforts. The ceremony was attended by a large number of traders and distributers, both locally and regionally. Qatar Steel officials, on top of them were Mr. Ali Bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager, division and department managers and senior employees. Through this gathering, Qatar Steel aims at meeting its traders, discuss business relations and the ways to further develop and enhance its cooperation with them in the future. In his welcoming speech, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager of Qatar Steel, said that “Qatar Steel, as a national leading steel company, contributes to Qatar’s Read more…

15 Apr 2014

As part of Corporate Social Responsibility, and in line with support to community institutions in Qatar, Qatar Steel offered a financial contribution to Qatar Red Crescent (QRC), in support of their fifth disaster management training camp, held at its headquarters from 1 – 10 April, 2014, at Al Khor Marine Scout Camp, under the patronage of HE Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The Training Camp was held under the slogan “Effective preparedness… Better response”, with an objective of building disaster preparedness capacity of the volunteers and the community in general. The program, organized by a group of QRC’s disaster management specialists, aimed at training volunteers from different nationalities. It contained a series of theoretical and practical training sessions as well. Qatar Steel was represented in the camp’s closing Ceremony by Mr. Saeed Mohamed Al-Romi, HSE Manager and Mr. Mohamed Rashid Read more…

25 Mar 2014

As part of our corporate sponsorship strategy, Qatar Steel participated, as associate partner, in QATAR ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE (QATAR PROJECTS), held from 18-19 March, 2014, in Grand Hyatt Doha, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-sada, Minister of Energy and Industry. The conference was organized by MEED and supported by some government organizations in Qatar. The two day event attracted over 400 local, regional and international delegates including high ranking dignitaries and senior executives in industry, engineering, constructions, consultations and others. Over 85 top speakers, including project owners and senior officials from public and private sectors, spoke in the conference. The conference highlighted the mega projects to be implemented in the country, in compliance with Qatar’s National Vision 2030. These projects include various sectors such as infrastructure, transport, oil, gas, and power & water sectors. Other issues were also discussed such as hosting the forthcoming Read more…

19 Mar 2014

Due to its commercial and strategic importance, Qatar Steel took part in the International Building and Construction Show, known as “The Big 5 Saudi – 2014”, held in Jeddah from 9 – 12th March, bringing together more than 500 exhibitors from over 35 countries around the world. Qatar Steel, as a leader in Steel industry in the Arabian Gulf, is keen to participate in The Big 5, with the view to meet and communicate with representatives of leading companies in the local, regional and international markets, working in the field of building and constructions sector, which is currently witnessing an enormous and prosperous growth in the Arabian Gulf in general and in the State of Qatar in particular. “The Big 5” is the largest building and constructions exhibition in the Middle East, attracting leading local, regional and world companies, to display their products and services, exploring new products, get updated Read more…

12 Mar 2014

To enable Qatari students to get insight into the possible career prospects in steel industry, Qatar Steel participated in the Career Fair held at Al-Wakra Secondary Independent School. The fair was inaugurated by Dr. Khaled Al-Hor, Director of Higher Education at the Supreme Educational Council, and Mr. Mohamed Ali Mohamed Mandani, License Operator and School principal. Qatar Steel was represented by Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Mansori, Learning and Development Manager. QS Officials gave presentations about the company’s internship programs and invited students to join Qatar Steel after finishing their High school. Students’ queries were entertained. A briefing was also given about potential learning disciplines and career prospects. Mr. Mohamed Ali Mohamed Mandani, License Operator and School principal said that the career fair attracted many students from Wakra School and other local schools. “The school organizes this fair every year to familiarize the students and their parents with the career potentials and Read more…

08 Mar 2014

Qatar Steel has signed a 5 year contract with Eships Oldendorff Logistics LLC, (EOL),  for lighterage of  capesize vessels for iron ore consignments. The contract was signed at Qatar Steel Head Office in Doha by Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel and Ms Linda Kongerslev, GM of EOL in signing the contract. High ranking officials from both sides attended the signing ceremony. Eships Oldendorff Logistics LLC (EOL) is engaged in dry bulk shipping and logistics. EOL was set up in 2007 to offer total marine transportation and logistics solutions for clients in the Arabian Gulf. EOL own and operate a modern fleet of tankers, gas tankers and bulk carriers.

05 Mar 2014

Qatar Steel has signed an iron ore pellets supply contract with VALE (earlier known as CVRD), a global famous company, specialized in exploration and extraction of iron ore, required for the production of steel. The contract is for a period of 3 years and renewable for further period of 3 years. The contract was signed at Qatar Steel Head Office in Doha, by Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel. Mr. Jose Martins – Executive Director of Vale represented his company in signing the contract. High ranking officials from both sides attended the event. Vale is the world’s largest producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, key raw materials for steel making, and the world’s second largest producer of nickel. They also produce manganese, Ferro alloys, thermal and coking coal, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, and fertilizer nutrients. After the signing ceremony, the Read more…

25 Feb 2014

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Qatar Steel has presented a set of new laptops to Mesaieed Primary & Preparatory independent School for Boys. This is to support students to access a huge range of educational resources on all school subjects and help them make progress in their education process. A company delegation from Learning & Development Dept. and PR & Communications paid a visit to the school and presented the laptops to the principal and license owner, Mr. Mohamed Rida Abdullah, Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Manasouri, Learning & Development Manager expressed his delight in presenting the laptops to the school, said: “this initiative stems from Qatar Steel’s policy to support and sponsor activities and functions organized by educational, humane and charitable institutions and organizations, and in compliance with the company’s commitment to being socially responsible and play a role towards the community welfare. Mr. Mohamed Rida Abdullah, the school Read more…