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25 Feb 2014

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Qatar Steel has presented a set of new laptops to Mesaieed Primary & Preparatory independent School for Boys. This is to support students to access a huge range of educational resources on all school subjects and help them make progress in their education process. A company delegation from Learning & Development Dept. and PR & Communications paid a visit to the school and presented the laptops to the principal and license owner, Mr. Mohamed Rida Abdullah, Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Manasouri, Learning & Development Manager expressed his delight in presenting the laptops to the school, said: “this initiative stems from Qatar Steel’s policy to support and sponsor activities and functions organized by educational, humane and charitable institutions and organizations, and in compliance with the company’s commitment to being socially responsible and play a role towards the community welfare. Mr. Mohamed Rida Abdullah, the school Read more…

24 Feb 2014

Qatar Steel held its Strategy Forum at Doha Marriot hotel on Monday, 24th February. The company senior executives formed in cross functional teams were engaged in brainstorming work sessions to discuss its  strategic priorities oriented towards achieving operational improvements and sustained growth in line with its long term strategic goals. In his keynote address, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel, emphasized on the need for the company to be well prepared to face new challenges as the steel industry is operating in a dynamic and highly competitive environment. He urged his executives to be more proactive and creative in their thinking and use this platform for collaborative work and open discussion to bring about new ideas and solutions to resolve organizational challenges impacting the company. While supporting the need for such Forums to be conducted every year, he called for commitment and Read more…

13 Feb 2014

Qatar Steel held a Board Meeting on 13th Feb, 2014 at its plant in Mesaieed Industrial City. The meeting was chaired by HE Dr. Mohamed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager welcomed HE the Chairman and the Board of Directors. The Board then discussed several important issues related to the company’s activities and future projects. The Board members went on a tour to Qatar Steel plant, and visited the new Electric Furnace (EF-5), which was commissioned  last December. The production capacity reaches up to 1.1 million tpy.

26 Dec 2013

Qatar Steel Company, in collaboration with Palladium Group, organized an Executive Master Class on Strategy by Dr.David Norton on 3rd December 2013 in Al-Sharq Hotel. It was exclusive for Qatar Steel senior executives. Qatar Steel was inducted into Palladium’s Hall of Fame for Strategy Execution in 2012 as a result of their extensive adaptation of Dr. Kaplan-Norton’s Balanced Scorecard and Execution Premium Process [XPP Model]. Mr. Ali Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Director & General Manager said “Qatar Steel has a strong performance history and our success over the years, have been built on sound management practices. We are preparing ourselves for new frontiers of organizational and operational excellence thorough continuous improvements. We have ambitious plans to achieve more growth in the future by Allah’s will. “As we are gearing up for these ambitious plans and new challenges, it is important that we keep ourselves abreast of the latest thinking and practices on Read more…

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…