WE MAKE STEEL MATTER
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…

24 Feb 2014

Qatar Steel held its Strategy Forum at Doha Marriot hotel on Monday, 24th February. The company senior executives formed in cross functional teams were engaged in brainstorming work sessions to discuss its  strategic priorities oriented towards achieving operational improvements and sustained growth in line with its long term strategic goals. In his keynote address, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel, emphasized on the need for the company to be well prepared to face new challenges as the steel industry is operating in a dynamic and highly competitive environment. He urged his executives to be more proactive and creative in their thinking and use this platform for collaborative work and open discussion to bring about new ideas and solutions to resolve organizational challenges impacting the company. While supporting the need for such Forums to be conducted every year, he called for commitment and Read more…

13 Feb 2014

Qatar Steel held a Board Meeting on 13th Feb, 2014 at its plant in Mesaieed Industrial City. The meeting was chaired by HE Dr. Mohamed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager welcomed HE the Chairman and the Board of Directors. The Board then discussed several important issues related to the company’s activities and future projects. The Board members went on a tour to Qatar Steel plant, and visited the new Electric Furnace (EF-5), which was commissioned  last December. The production capacity reaches up to 1.1 million tpy.

26 Dec 2013

Qatar Steel Company, in collaboration with Palladium Group, organized an Executive Master Class on Strategy by Dr.David Norton on 3rd December 2013 in Al-Sharq Hotel. It was exclusive for Qatar Steel senior executives. Qatar Steel was inducted into Palladium’s Hall of Fame for Strategy Execution in 2012 as a result of their extensive adaptation of Dr. Kaplan-Norton’s Balanced Scorecard and Execution Premium Process [XPP Model]. Mr. Ali Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Director & General Manager said “Qatar Steel has a strong performance history and our success over the years, have been built on sound management practices. We are preparing ourselves for new frontiers of organizational and operational excellence thorough continuous improvements. We have ambitious plans to achieve more growth in the future by Allah’s will. “As we are gearing up for these ambitious plans and new challenges, it is important that we keep ourselves abreast of the latest thinking and practices on Read more…