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25 Dec 2013

Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Chairman of Qatar Steel International, and Mr. Hasnawi Shaiboub, Chairman of Sidar Company, signed the Articles of Association for the Algerian Qatari Steel Company on December 19, 2013 in the capital of Algeria. The signing ceremony was attended by a high ranking Qatari delegation, headed by H.E. Dr. Khalid Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, and H.E. Mr. Ahmad Bin Mohamed Al-Sayed, CEO of Qatar Holding.  On the Algerian side, the signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Amara Bin Younes, Minister of Industrial Development and Investment.Ambassadors accredited in both Qatar and Algeria attended the event as well. The joint venture is scheduled to be registered in the first week of January 2014. Qatar Steel International, equally owned by Qatar Steel Company and Qatar Mining, will hold 49% of the new company, while Algeria, Read more…

03 Dec 2013

Due to its strategic importance, Qatar Steel Company, the first integrated steel company in the Arabian gulf, participated in THE BIG 5 SHOW, held from 25- 28 Nov. 2013 in Dubai. The event attracted over 2500 exhibitors from 75 countries. The State of Qatar had a special stand in the big 5 show containing 33 Qatari companies, with 11 more this year, aiming to boost the competitive position of the exporting companies, developing and promoting Qatari exports in building and constructions sector. The Big 5 is the largest trade show for the Construction and industry in the Middle East and North Africa.  Qatar Steel is keen to participate in this event every year, as it highlights the booming construction industry in the region, and as it is a meeting place for building and civil engineering professionals, traders, and businessmen interested in contractions sector, both international and locally. The Big 5 Read more…

24 Nov 2013

In recognition of its excellence in sustainability reporting, and in compliance with sustainable development, Qatar Steel’s 2012 sustainability report has achieved an A rating from Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) following an externally audit for assurance of the accuracy of its content. Qatar Steel was recognized for excellence in producing 2011 sustainability report, and it was awarded among other seven large-scale leading industrial companies in Qatar, “Runner-Up Certificate, for commitment to sustainable development, and for the company’s performance, and progress in environmental, social and economic domains. Mr. Ali Bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, Director and General Manager of Qatar Steel declared that this achievement to get A- rating in 2012 sustainability reporting reflects, with no doubt, our relentless commitment to sustainable development, and our constant efforts to preserve the environment, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030, and the National Development Strategy 2011-2016. In this respect, we are keen to turn all our Read more…

24 Nov 2013

In line with its support to local community, Qatar Steel has signed an agreement with Administration of Civil Defense to sponsor all activities and functions related to 4th Civil Defense Exhibition & Conference, being held from 11th -13th Nov. 2013 at Qatar Conventions Centre. Mr. Ahmed Abdulaziz Al-Ansari, Commercial Division Manager, signed the agreement on behalf of Mr. Ali bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Director & GM of Qatar Steel. Staff Brigadier Abdullah Mohamed al-Suwaidi, Director-General of Civil Defense Administration also signed the agreement. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel declared that this agreement with Administration of Civil Defense stems from our belief in the role played by this administration as a national organization, and in the great services they present and the responsibilities they extend to the community. “The 4th Civil Defense Exhibition & Conference and the related activities including cultural and awareness programs would Read more…

06 Nov 2013

Qatar Steel, the leading steel company in the region, participated in the Arab Steel Summit 2013 (held from 26th -28th Oct. 2013 at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai), as Platinum Sponsor and the sole sponsor for the 1st day dinner in honour of the invited guests. The Arab Steel Summit is organized every year in the Arabian countries. The Summit attracted leading Steel companies from 33 countries regionally and overseas. Delegates presented papers in the summit focusing on key issues and updates on steel industry. Qatar Steel also took part in the World Steel Exhibition, held concurrently with the event under the patronage of Ministry of Economy UAE. Qatar Steel’s stand, with its special design, received the appreciation of most delegates and visitors. The stand provided Qatar Steel a good platform for networking and enhancing the relationships with leading steel industry players in ME and those in different parts of Read more…

29 Oct 2013

In line with its constant commitment to the community, Qatar Steel organized a blood donation drive in its premises in Mesaieed, in coordination with Hamad Medical Corporation’s mobile Blood Transfusion Unit. Employees from various departments showed good response and high awareness about the importance of the blood donation drive and the positive impact on the society. As a rule, PR & Communications Dept. in Qatar Steel organizes blood donations drive, believing that it is an inspiring, rich and rewarding opportunity for our employees to show their support for their community, through participation in a team-focused activity. We believe that such initiatives would contribute to sustaining and encouraging a culture of voluntary work, by spreading awareness about the importance of blood donation and its role in saving the lives of sick and injured , as well as to meet the growing needs of patients through continual blood donation drives.”, he pointed Read more…

28 Jul 2013

As part of its corporate social responsibility, and in support of community activities, PR & Communications team in Qatar Steel paid a visit to some organizations and institutions in the country, such as Dreema, General Authority for Minors Affairs, Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs and some other charitable organizations. The aim of the visit is to share them their celebrations of Garangaou traditional event, which is celebrated on the eve of 15th Ramadan every year. Garangaou bags with some nuts were distributed to children. This initiative comes in the framework of reviving Qatar’s old customs and traditions that aim at making children happy and joyful. “Garangaou” is locally celebrated by children, wearing bright clothes, wandering in streets and singing special popular songs. No doubt that Garangaou celebration is a big fun not only for children, but for parents as well.

26 May 2013

At the invitation of Qatar Steel, the Board of Directors of Arab Iron and Steel Union (AISU) held its regular session meeting No. 107, and its General Assembly’s regular session meeting No. 46, on 19th and 20th May, 2013, at the Marriott Hotel in Doha. Representatives of 50 steel companies from 16 Arab countries, who are members of the Union’s Board of Directors, attended the meetings. The Agenda of Union’s Board Meeting included a review of the General Secretary’s report, on the Union’s activities and the most important updates with respect to  Arab and world steel industry. The report also included the decisions and recommendations made by the Board of Directors at its sessions 105 and 106, and the General Assembly at its 44th and 45th regular sessions, held in Cairo-Arab Republic of Egypt. The Agenda also included the memorandum submitted by the Secretariat about the date and venue of Read more…

12 May 2013

Qatar Steel participated in Project Qatar 2013, which was held from May 6 – 9, at the Doha Exhibition Center, under the patronage of HE Sheikh Jassim Bin Abdulaziz Bin Jassim Bin Hamad al-Thani, Minister of Business and Trade. Project Qatar 2013 aims to explore key investment opportunities in construction sector, and to provide a strategic and dynamic platform for the construction industry’s key players and decision makers to discuss current trends and issues, showcase products and services and reinforce business ties between buyers and sellers. More than 2,100 exhibitors from across 50 countries participated in the high-impact four-day event, which provides networking opportunities that have been designed to foster the formation of new partnerships to help bolster Qatar’s already flourishing construction industry. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Director and General Manager of Qatar Steel voiced his delight at taking part in Project Qatar Expo, where the company can showcase Read more…

28 Apr 2013

As part of its constant initiatives to extend its international network, promote its brand image, and further enhance its trade and economic relations, Qatar Steel participated in 8th World Chambers Congress, which was held from 22-25 April, 2013, at Qatar National Conventions Center. The year’s biggest international gathering of chamber and business leaders was held under the theme “Opportunities for all”, and it was hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in partnership with the Qatar Chamber. The congress is held regularly every two years in a different region of the world, but this year it is held for the first time in the Middle East. The World Chambers Congress brought together chambers from over 100 countries and key policy makers. The participants had the opportunity to take part in the dialogue between business leaders and the policy makers, share perspectives on new global trade challenges. Mr. Ali Bin Read more…