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09 Mar 2015

In Algeria the foundation stone was laid for the construction of a steel complex in the industrial area in Bellara of Jijel province, 375 kilometers east of Algeria, the capital. The ceremony of laying the first stone of the project was held under the auspices of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar, and his Algerian counterpart, HE Abdelmalek Sellal. High ranking officials from both sides attended the ceremony. The steel complex will be producing 2.0 Million tons of finished products of Re-bar and wire rod. Algeria (represented by Sider Co. & National Investment Fund) will hold 51% stake, while Qatar Steel International will hold the remaining 49% (represented by Qatar Steel 24,5%, and Qatar Mining 24,5%).

03 Mar 2015

In line with its policy to support the local community, Qatar Steel presented a financial contribution to Qatar Red Crescent (QRC), in support of their program “6th disaster management training camp, which will be held under the patronage of H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Interior Minister, from 1 – 10 April, 2014, at Al Khor Marine Scout Camp. On behalf of Qatar Steel management, Mr. Saud Mohammed Al Marri, Sales Manager handed over a check for the amount to Mr. Ahmed Al-Khulaifi, Head of PR Dept. at QRC. Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Al-Marri said: “Qatar Steel’s support of the QRC’s program; disaster management training camp, emerges from our conviction to support the various humanitarian activities that would serve the community and contribute to its growth and development. Such support would contribute to the success of the efforts exerted by QRC to Read more…

20 Feb 2015

Qatar Steel participated in the 8th Annual Career Fair, held from 20th-21st Feb in the UK, and organized by the Qatar Embassy in London. A number of Qatari companies took part in this fair, which was attended by over 350 Qatari students studying in different universities and colleges in the UK. The two-day event aimed to attract ambitious and high performing Qatari students and graduates, who are pursuing their studies in the UK, and familiarize them with the job opportunities available after graduation, in addition to the scholarships and training programs offered by the companies to potential students. Qatar Steel’s delegation, from HR and Learning and Development dept. met many national students, briefed them about the company, and introduced them to the various career opportunities available in different departments. Mr. Mohamed Saleh Al-Mahdi, Qatar Steel’s HR manager declared that the number of the job applications received was 102, and that Read more…

19 Feb 2015

With the view of consolidating its cooperation and business relations with its accredited traders in Qatar and GCC countries, Qatar Steel hosted the 12th Annual Traders’ Gathering. The event was attended by a large number of local and regional traders, Qatar Steel officials, in the presence of Mr. Ali Bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager, division and department managers and senior employees. In his inaugural address, Mr. Al-Muraikhi welcomed the guests and extended his thanks and appreciation to all traders for their cooperation and support, hoping that such fruitful gatherings would foster the existing relationship existing between Qatar Steel and its traders, as well as enhancing the cooperation  between both  sides. Mr. Al-Muraikhi expressed his delight at the outstanding and positive results achieved by Qatar Steel last year, despite all challenges; and spoke highly of the traders’ role in this respect. »Through our traders’ network, Qatar Steel has Read more…

10 Feb 2015

Qatar Steel Ice Hockey Team has qualified to the finals in the QS Ice Hockey Cup Tournament, organized by Qatar Winter Sports Committee, taking place concurrently with the country’s Sports Day. The tournament started last Saturday at Vilagio Complex in Doha, with the participation of 4 teams. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager of Qatar Steel expressed his delight at holding QS Ice Hockey Cup Tournament; “We are pleased to hold this tournament again for the second year on the country’s Sports Day, in coordination with Qatar Winter Sports Committee, the organizer of the event. Our participation in the Sports Day celebrations stems from our belief in the importance of sports and its basic role in making the society fit, strong, more productive, and capable to continue its march towards development. Mr. Adel Al-Mutlaq, General Secretary of Qatar Winter Sports., spoke highly of Qatar Steel’s imitative Read more…

08 Feb 2015

Within the framework of the country’s Sports Day celebrations, due to be held on the 10th Feb, Qatar Steel recently signed an agreement with Qatar Winter Sports Committee for organizing QS Ice Hockey Cup Tournament, scheduled to be held from 7th -10th Feb, at Villagio in Doha. Mr. Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al-Ansari, Qatar Steel’s Commercial Division Manager, signed the agreement with Mr. Adel Al-Mutlaq, General Secretary of Qatar Winter Sports. Mr. Al-Ansari expressed his delight in signing this agreement with Qatar Winter Sports Committee, for organizing QS 2015 Ice Hockey tournament. “We are pleased that we, under the directives of Mr. Ali bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel, are going to hold this tournament in cooperation with Qatar Winter Sports Committee, the organizer of this event. We are also excited that this tournament coincides with the country’s Sports Day celebrations. On the other side, Mr. Read more…

20 Nov 2014

Qatar Steel recently conducted a series of sustainability training workshops, designed to give its employees an understanding of what it means for Qatar Steel to be sustainable, and how the company intends to invest in sustainability in the coming years. Participants also learned why sustainability is important in a global and regional context and how it is being implemented at a sector level through the  Qatar Energy & Industry Sector Sustainability (QEISS) Program launched by His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry. The training program was delivered in partnership with Sustainability Excellence, one of the leading sustainability management consultancy firms in the region. The training workshops were well attended by executive management and key staff members across the organization. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager commented “in all our efforts we will strive to build upon our past achievements to Read more…

07 Nov 2014

With a view to enhance the social and interpersonal relations, Qatar Steel held the annual Day for employees and families at Aqua Park- Doha. The company’s PR & communications Dept. formed a committee from different departments, to help organizing this function. Everybody showed a high sense of responsibility and team work, which made the event a success. A great number of employees and their families attended the event, which lasted the whole day. It was a good opportunity for them to spend a nice and enjoyable day away from work pressure and routine busy day life. Through this event, Qatar Steel aims at creating recreational and entertainment activities, which would have positive impact on their performance and would further boost their motivation and productivity. The program included various interesting activities including music shows, which were admired by the spectators. Mr. Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al-Ansari, Commercial Division Manager, said that through Read more…

28 Oct 2014

In recognition and appreciation for their support and contributions to the organ donation program in Qatar, Qatar Steel, among other sponsors, were honored by the Organ Donation Center (Hiba) of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). About 56 living organ donors and their families were also awarded, for their contribution to the health of the nation and the organ donation program. The honoring ceremony was held on 28th Oct. 2014 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel under the patronage of HE Abdullah Bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Public Health. The event was under the theme “Celebration of life”, and it was attended by His Excellency, Dr. Abdulla Bin Saleh Al Khulaifi, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Dr. Hanan Al Kuwairi, Managing Director of HMC. Other officials from HMC attended the event, in addition to other high ranking dignitaries from public and private sectors. The organ donation program has seen remarkable success in Read more…

28 Sep 2014

In pursuit of its objective to implement the quality Qatarization policy endorsed by the State of Qatar, Qatar Steel organized a career open day on 27th Sep, 2014, at Marriott Hotel- Doha. The aim of the event was to familiarize Qatari graduates with the job opportunities available and the academic qualifications required, as well as to brief them about the training programs provided. A team from HR and Training & Development Departments met the students and responded to their questions and queries. Qatar Steel gives absolute priority to its human resources, and is striving to ensure that Qatari nationals with the appropriate qualifications are recruited, developed, and retained for career employment in the company.  All necessary steps are taken for them to be advanced to their highest potential, provided that the quality and efficiency is maintained. Mr. Kefah Mostafa Al-Mulla, Admin. Division Manager, declared that Qatar Steel’s initiative to hold Read more…