Qatar Steel News

13 Feb 2020

The celebration of the Sport Day is a reflection of the vision of Qatar 2030 that aims to raise awareness towards sport and its importance in the building of a nation and making it an essential part of the daily life of the people in Qatar. In consistent with the concept, Qatar Steel participated in the celebration of National Sport Day to promote the benefits of an active healthy lifestyle among its employees and their families. In the presence of the Managing Director & CEO Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al Hajri, Chief officers, Departments managers and a large number of employees and their families, a series of sport activities were planned and executed. Qatar Steel organized fitness activities and fun sport including march past, slow jogging, race, tug-off-war, and team games like, football, cricket, long tennis and basketball. An abundant enthusiasm was noticed among the employees. In the course of Read more…

23 Jan 2020

Qatar Steel MD & CEO Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Hajri, Chief Officers and Dept. Managers honoured a number of employees at a special ceremony held at Qatar Steel Doha Office, marking their end of service. Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Hajri expressed his appreciation for their dedication and generous support over the years. He wished them the best of luck and continued success wherever they may find themselves in future.

23 Dec 2019

Qatar Steel Company, the first integrated steel plant in Arabian Gulf, hold its 35th Quality Control Forum in GRAND HYATT Hotel. This is an important event on the company’s calendar, and was attended by MD & CEO, Chiefs and other Department Managers, other than the employees of the company. Aiming toward Building the Future, the QC Circle activities are aimed at encouraging employees to create new ideas in order to improve working conditions, safety, and individual development for the growth of the organization. Elaborating on the significance of QC Circle in Qatar Steel, MD & CEO of Qatar Steel Eng. Mohammed Nasser Al-Hajri said, ‘Qatar Steel constantly endeavors to move beyond the traditional “total quality management” to explore how we can create a culture in which employees “live” quality in all their actions – where they are passionate about quality as a personal value, and not just simply obeying an Read more…

18 Dec 2019

Under the motto of ‘The path of excellence is arduous’ Qatar Steel participated in the celebration of Qatar National Day at Qatar National Convention Centre. Qatar Steel’s Managing Director & CEO Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Hajri, the executive leadership team and a large number of the employees as well as their families were present in the celebration. Speaking on this occasion, Managing Director & CEO Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Hajri commented that, “I take this opportunity to extend my sincerest congratulations to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani, and distinguished people including the residents of Qatar.” He added, “Qatar National Day is an occasion to recall the vision and journey of the Founder of the State, the Late Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani”, “his timeless efforts Read more…

25 Nov 2019

Qatar Steel has been accredited with an exclusive recognition on technical competence of having testing laboratory in a bid to realize the motto of building the future. Quality Assurance Laboratory of Qatar Steel is now accredited by TURKAK (Turkish Accreditation Institution, Turkey), for Chemical and Mechanical testing of carbon steel used for reinforcement of concrete in Qatar and worldwide. TURKAK is a signatory to the European co-operation for Accreditation and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). In addition, Qatar Steel is the first steel company as on date has achieved a performance rating of “VERY GOOD” for the prestigious BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing Certification from CARES UK after the successful reassessment audit conducted along with CARES SCS Scheme Surveillance Audit. On the other hand, Qatar Steel becomes the first rebar manufacturer in the GCC region that obtains the Certificate of Product Performance from Australasian Certification Authority for On the other hand, Read more…

19 Nov 2019

Qatar Steel received the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Excellence Award for 2018/2019 from the World Steel Association in recognition of the Company’s performance to ongoing commitment to preservation of HSE in the plant. Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al Hajri, MD & CEO of Qatar Steel was pleased with the recognition that Qatar Steel received from the World Steel Association. He said, “Receiving this award reflects our efforts in applying and adopting the best practices in our operational processes, and our ongoing commitment to safe operation while preserving the environment and complying with the health and safety standards, making Qatar Steel more sustainable.” “Caring for employees and the environment is one of our values in Qatar Steel. Continued efforts to consolidate, select and integrate the best a practice in HSE protection are part of the work towards realising the Company’s strategic objectives, which include rationalisation of consumption and reduction of Read more…

19 Nov 2019

Qatar Steel participated in ‘BEAT DIABETES’ awareness campaign at Mesaieed plant site and as part of its CSR initiatives in association with Qatar Metabolic Institutes (QMI, Hamad Corporation) to stem the tide of this rapidly increasing worldwide epidemic. Almost every employees of different nationalities took the initiatives to participate in the campaign and received the result of assessment done on their blood samples. Many employees who were not aware of the conditions, and about its seriousness, found the campaign very helpful and eye opener. This awareness campaign was aimed at promoting early diagnosis, and preventing or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Two separate interactive sessions were planned for the employees. Detailed illustrations were presented and question and answer sessions were encouraged and responded by QMI and Qatar Steel Medical Doctor at length to remove misconceptions about the disease. Doctors recommended that weight loss and a healthful diet are Read more…

17 Nov 2019

There’s no better way to learn than on-the-job. As part of their internship program, Qatar University Engineering students mentored by teaching faculties visited Qatar Steel to get an in-depth knowledge on steel making process and HSE standards being followed at plant site. The briefing was made by L & D Department to the students on the technological up-gradations being executed in various parts of the plant and the importance of developing quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being of the society. This visit is expected to add value to their understanding and will provide an deep insight into the real working environment of the industry. Qatar University faculty members thanked Qatar Steel Management for providing such an illustrative knowledge sharing training and expressed to have many such training in future.

31 Oct 2019

Gesticulation to recognize employees and appreciate them for their exemplary services is part of Qatar Steel’s culture. Acknowledging one such employee, MD & CEO Eng. Mohammed Bin Nasser Al-Hajri today deliberated appreciation for Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Sayed Barakat and conferred him with certificate of appreciation for his professional ethics and integrity towards his job role and responsibilities. Employee recognition is all about acknowledging the hard work and accomplishments of the individuals and teams within the organization. It’s really about creating an emotional connection with employees, and supporting the work employees does and staying authentic to company’s values.

29 Oct 2019

The month of October is internationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of women to increase awareness of the disease. As part of our social responsibility and in our effort to cultivate a healthy and sustainable society, we proactively campaigned in Qatar Steel in co-operation with Health, Safety and Environment Department and Qatar Steel Medical Clinic.  It aimed at raising the awareness for the disease, and help other women to become aware of it and take action to prevent it. Let’s make this society free from the disease.