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17 Jun 2014

Qatar Steel delivers on its commitment to sustainability by launching its third annual sustainability report. The report that re-emphasizes Qatar Steel’s commitment and approach to sustainability, captures the company’s sustainability framework, stakeholder map, key 2013 achievements, and includes several commitments that serve as catalyst for Qatar towards improving its sustainability performance. Qatar Steel’s sustainability efforts are well aligned to the national priorities as defined by the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the National Development Strategy. “At the sector level, we will continue to be actively engaged in Qatar’s Sustainable Development Industry Reporting (SDIR) Programme, which aims for advancing the Qatar energy and industry sector’s performance and leadership on sustainable development.”, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager said. As Qatar Steel’s first priority is to satisfy the demands of the Qatar market.  Qatar Steel brought online its fifth Electric Arc Furnace (EAF5) in 2013, with a production Read more…

11 Jun 2014

On the World Blood Donors’ Day, a blood donor recognition ceremony was held by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), at St. Regis Hotel- Doha, under the patronage of HE Abdulla Bin Khaled Al-Qahtani, Minister of Public Health. Qatar Steel was one of the national companies who were honored for co-sponsoring the blood donors’ recognition ceremony, and also in appreciation for their role and valuable contributions to support and launch blood donation drives for their employees. As a rule, Qatar Steel organizes a blood donation drive every year, in coordination and cooperation with HMC, with the view of enriching its blood stock, and to help save the lives of the patients who are in sever need for blood. Through such initiatives, Qatar Steel aims at helping to disseminate, the culture of voluntary blood donation among its employees, and to urge them to donate blood, as a national and humane duty towards the Read more…

10 Jun 2014

Within the framework of supporting the charitable, humanitarian, educational events and activities, Qatar Steel co-sponsored QSRPSN’s annual art and handicrafts expo, held at Marriott Hotel- Doha. The one day event was organized and inaugurated by QSRPSN’s educational and rehabilitation centers for girls, with the attendance of high officials from QSRPS, specialists and other concerned dignitaries. Art portraits and handicrafts were displayed, reflecting the special need students’ capabilities, talents and craft skills. Qatar Steel’s initiative to support and sponsor the expo emerged from the vital role played by QSRPSN, to rehabilitate the special need students, help them mingle with the community, realize their self-recognition and encourage them to further develop their artistic talents and potentials.

29 May 2014

In appreciation of their significant contributions and dedication, Qatar Steel honored 131 employees, who have spent 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years. The recognition ceremony was held on 29th May, 2014, at Four Seasons Hotel- Doha. Speaking during the event, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Qatar Steel’s Managing Director and General Manager commended the employees for their dedication, commitment, perseverance and passion for work. “Long service awards are just one of the many incentive policies we have adopted as part of our employee retention strategy to ensure that the skills and technical knowledge of Qatar Steel has nurtured and developed over time are retained within the company. In addition to that we also need to ensure that we continuously adopt within our own work environment, models of best practices which will make us deliver our work better, more efficient and also make us achieve better results all the Read more…

20 May 2014

In support of local community events and activities, Qatar Steel has participated, as a gold sponsor of « 1st Youth volunteer Forum», organized by Qatar Center for Voluntary Work (QCVA) from 18th-19th May, 2014 in the Students’ Center at Qatar Foundation. The objectives of the forum were to familiarize the public about the volunteering work, and to highlight the importance of volunteerism and the role of volunteers in the progress of the community and the prosperity of their country. The forum focused on the role of volunteering work in our community and the need to raise awareness of its importance, and the role that the Qatari voluntary organizations can play in serving the community. The activities of the forum highlighted the voluntary national institutions, and they included setting up a workshop and lectures on volunteering work, and holding a voluntary competition for local schools and voluntary centers. At the closing Read more…

20 May 2014

In line with its commitment to Qatarization policy, Qatar Steel participated in the Career Open Day, organized by College of the North Atlantic- Qatar, for companies and organizations from public and private sectors. 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. Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Mansouri, Learning & Development Manager said that Qatar Steel’s participation in the career open day was basically to attract outstanding and ambitious fresh Qatari graduates, and encourage them to work in the company’s various departments and sections. “Our participation also came as part of our commitment with the strategic Qatarization policy, that complies with Qatar’s National Vision 2030.”, Mr. Al-Mansouri added. In this context, Read more…

15 May 2014

Due to its strategic importance, Qatar Steel took part in the 11th International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition “Project Qatar”, held under the auspices of Prime Minister and Interior Minister, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, from 12th – 15th May, 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). Project Qatar attracted about 2100 local and international exhibitors from 47 countries from all over the world, who showcased their expertise, products and services in the constructions sector. The exhibition is one of Middle East’s leading exhibitions for construction and building materials. Mr. Ali Bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, Qatar Steel’s Managing Director and General Manager said that Qatar Project is a good opportunity for construction and building companies to meet, communicate and further consolidate their business relations. The exhibition provided investment opportunities for participants, and offered comprehensive and suitable solutions to many problems and topics related to this important Read more…

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…