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…
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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…
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.
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.
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.
Qatar Steel conducted Communication Skills Program for its Qatari employees from 22nd to 23rd September 2019 at Grand Hyatt Hotel. The program provided participants with the practical tools and techniques required to enhance proficiency in business communication and develop a positive, polished, and professional image.
In an effort to inspire vision, develop commitment, and instill leadership skills to achieve outstanding performance, a leadership seminar was organized at the Learning & Development Auditorium of Qatar Steel. The seminar was delivered by Mr. Salah Ibrahim Babiker Karga, Advisor – MD & CEO’s office. With an ever-increasing younger and dynamic workforce entering and assuming prime roles in Qatar Steel, the seminar is expected to provide a comprehensive range of leadership skills that will help in the accelerating changes in the workplace for a better tomorrow.
Qatar Steel’s Managing Director and CEO Engr. Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Hajri, Chief Officers and other department managers bid farewell in honour of Mr. Mohammed Saleh Al-Mahdi (Manager – Administration Division) and Mr. Salah Ibrahim Babiker Karga (Advisor- MD & CEO’s Office) in a gathering held at Sheraton Hotel Doha on July 14, 2019. Eng. Mohammed bin Nasser Al-Hajri applauded Mr. Mohammed Saleh Al-Mahdi as one of the foremost leaders in Qatar Steel. Management remembered his dedication and sacrifice. He also expressed his appreciation for Mr. Salah Ibrahim Babiker Karga (Advisor- MD & CEO’s Office) for upholding the work ethics and commitment all throughout his career in Qatar Steel. The Chief Officers and the department managers thanked Mr. Mohammed Saleh Al-Mahdi and Mr. Salah Ibrahim Babiker Karga for their long dedicated services to Qatar Steel and wished then best of luck for their future endeavours.
Under the broad framework of Corporate Social Responsibility, and service commitment to Qatari society, Qatar Steel Company, one of the largest integrated steel plant in Middle East, announces its support to the Qatar Cancer Society (QPSC), a non-profit organization working towards generating awareness on cancer and cancer prevention in Qatar. Qatar Steel is delighted to showcase its CSR activities along with other societal activities sharing Vision, Mission and Values in an effort to enhance social investment in Qatar in support of the Qatar National Vision 2030.
As part of its social responsibility and support for community activities, Qatar Steel Public Relations & Communications Department visited Dreama Center in Qatar to join the children their Garangao night celebrations, coinciding with mid-Ramadan. This initiative celebrates the customs and traditions closely associated with the heritage of Qatar and the Company’s aim is to bring joy and happiness to the hearts of children. The Garangao night is a popular traditional event cherished by children in Qatar. Dressed in brightly decorated clothes, children wander around the streets until late into the night singing the special Garangao song. Qatar Steel takes part in the Garangao night celebrations being an event, which brings joy not only to children, but to adults as well. We seize this happy opportunity to extend congratulations to all local and expatriate families in Qatar, wishing them and their children happiness and joy. Happy Garangao to you all!