Qatar Steel News

09 Mar 2017

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Qatar Steel participated in the Career Forum organized by Qatar University from 6th -9th March 2017, at the College of Business & Economics. Over 60 leading governmental and private organizations participated in the event, which was designed to provide ambitious, qualified and skilled students a platform to interact and engage directly with companies’ representatives and top prospective employers, to get insight into the work requirements and to find suitable job opportunities. Qatar Steel has a long standing business relationship with Qatar University and the company is keen to participate in QU Career Forum every year, in line with its commitment towards developing a strong national talent pool, and providing career sponsorship & Internship opportunities for graduates and undergraduate students. Through participating in the career fair, Qatar Steel aims at identifying and recruiting promising talents, whose skills match our organizational requirements. Qatar Steel team received a large number of applicants who Read more…

15 Feb 2017

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Consistently with National Sports Day celebrations, Qatar Steel organized fun filled sports activities at the MIC Sports Complex in Mesaeed. Employees and their families were invited to participate in different sports activities planned for the day. The program consisted of a number of sports competitions and tournaments; football, basketball, handball, volleyball, cricket, tennis, short-distance running races. In addition to that, some other fun competitions were held, such as tug of war, recreational games for children like rope skipping and etc. Through celebrating the sports day, Qatar Steel aims at promoting the sports culture among our employees, encouraging them to do physical exercise on a regular basis, and make them indulge into sport as a routine and daily lifestyle. No doubt, this would consequently improve their physical fitness, work performance and mental agility, as a sound body lies in a sound mind. The sports day helps create a healthy and energetic Read more…

23 Nov 2016

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In coordination with the blood donor Centre at Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar Steel organized a blood donation drive at its plant site in Mesaieed. Employees from various departments and sections took part in the drive. The  blood donation drive comes in line with the company’s partnership and cooperation with the local medical organization, and in alliance of its corporate social responsibility policy, and in compliance with its humanitarian role to support the patients who are direly in need for blood, and to sustenance the blood stock in the hospital. It has been a tradition for Qatar Steel to hold a blood donation drive every year in an effort to promote the blood donation culture among its employees, and to emphasize its attention towards the health and welfare of the society to facilitate a sustainably developed society. Qatar Steel’s employees applauded this donation drive, as it integrates benevolent and moral values, Read more…

21 Nov 2016

As a part of its marketing and promotion strategy and to consolidate its brand image in the region, Qatar Steel participated in THE BIG 5 SHOW, scheduled from 21- 24th Nov. 2016 at Dubai World Trade Centre in the UAE, with participation of over 2800 exhibitors from 60 countries and attraction of thousands of visitors from all over the world. The Big 5 is the largest and most important annual trade shows for building materials, Constructions and trading in the Middle East and Arabian Gulf. The four-day event is a unique opportunity for participating delegates and leaders of building and construction industry and traders to meet and exchange viewpoints, ideas, expertise and experiences in various fields of project management and sustainability, and to get abreast with the most recent technologies and innovations in the building and constructions sector flourishing in the region. “Our participation in the Big 5 is a Read more…

27 Jun 2016

A delegate of 35 PhD students from GCC Geographical Society visited Qatar Steel site in Mesaieed Industrial City on 15th Dec. 2015. They were escorted by some officials from Qatar University. The purpose of the visit was to view the company’s facilities and get a first-hand insight into steel manufacturing. The guests were welcomed by officials from Learning and Development Dept. and a presentation was given to them about the company’s steel making process, and rebar products. Later they were taken on a tour around the various units and sections of the plant. Upon leaving the company, the guests expressed their thanks and gratitude to Qatar Steel’s management for giving them the chance to visit the plant, and getting educated about steel making. It was such an exciting and useful experience for them, which might help them in their future careers.

18 Jun 2016

With a view to attract and recruit national students, Qatar Steel organized a career open day, at the Marriott Hotel – Doha. Qatar Steel aims at familiarizing national students in general and the graduates in particular with the job opportunities available and the academic disciplines required, as well as to brief them about the training and development courses and internships programs the company provides. On this occasion, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager, declared that this initiative comes in terms of supporting our Qatarization Strategy, which is considered as one of the important policies adopted by the company’s management, in compliance with Qatar’s National Vision 2030 that focuses on national human resources and the need to provide them with all support required. We hope that through this event we can encourage Qatari students to join the steel industry, which is one of vital industrial sectors in Read more…

29 May 2016

Qatar Steel has been awarded the ISO 27001: 2013 certification for Information Security Management Systems, in recognition of its standardized and best practices in effective IT infrastructure management and Information Security management. The move comes, as Qatar Steel is looking to leverage on domestic and international expertise to provide an integrated information security system, and to embrace global standards in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements to further enhance its business objectives. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager said “It is an important milestone for us and reiterates our efforts in the direction of data security, confidentiality and protection. We recognize and understand that safeguarding our company data is of vital importance and this independent accreditation should help our business to elevate the confidence that we have adequate measures and internal procedures in place to protect data and eliminate any potential security risks. Read more…

10 May 2016

In line with the cooperation existing between Qatar Steel and various organizations and educational institutions in Qatar, students of 13th batch Accountancy Department from Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College-Doha visited Qatar Steel plant site in Mesaieed Industrial City, as part of their knowledge enhancement programs, meant to boost their academic knowledge in their disciplines and supplementing it with practical exposure. The visit was aimed at providing the students with an opportunity to get familiar with the production stages at Qatar steel’s manufacturing facilities and getting first-hand insight into general financial and accountancy, which the visiting students are specialized in. Two presentations were given during the visit. The first one was about the company’s steel manufacturing and production, while the second one included general information about financial and administrative tasks; like budget setting, auditing, accountancy and the use of Balanced Scorecard in controlling the performance of the departments and later they Read more…

09 May 2016

Qatar Steel participated in the 13th International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition, “Project Qatar 2016”,  which took place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), from 9th – 12th, May, 2016, under the patronage of HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Bin Mohamed Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce. “Project Qatar’ is one of the leading construction & building materials exhibitions in the Middle East, and it is a good business platform for construction companies to showcase their up-to-date materials, state-of-the-art equipment and technology available on the market and to provide solutions for building sector. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director and General Manager of Qatar Steel, declared that Qatar Steel, as a national leading steel producer, is anxious to participate in Project Qatar Expo, due to its strategic importance, and as it provides a good opportunity for us to meet and contact representatives of construction companies, Read more…

28 Apr 2016

With the view to create a safer working environment, Qatar Steel celebrated occupational Safety and Health Day at its site in Mesaieed Industrial Area. A great number of employees and contractors attended the event. The program included presentations to generate awareness on security in general, heat stress, firefighting techniques, firefighting demonstration, road & traffic safety and etc. The event also included health tests to check up blood pressure, diabetes and others. Qatar Steel’s Safety Day aims at enhancing awareness on how to prevent the associated risks, and this year it focuses on ‘Falling from Height’ and to ensure that all employees must have access to training, handling equipment, and knowledge of preventative techniques before working at height. Mr. Ali bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, MD & GM of Qatar Steel, stated that as a member of World Steel Association we decided to organize HSE DAY ahead of the Steel Safety Day as Read more…