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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…

26 Apr 2016

In recognition and appreciation of their efforts and dedication, Qatar Steel awarded 320 employees, who have completed 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service.  The ceremony was held at QAPCO’s Club in Mesaieed Industrial City. In his speech on this occasion, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Qatar Steel’s Managing Director and General Manager, expressed his hope that honoring long service employees would provide them with more encouragement to work hard and inspire them to remain productive, and set a good example for other colleagues to follow and excel. “Since its inception, Qatar Steel takes great interest in honoring its long service employees due to the importance we attach to the manpower, who are our genuine assets and the key for the company’s success and continual progress.”, Mr. Al-Muraikhi said. Mr. Al-Muraikhi also pointed out that Qatar Steel’s management is proud today to embrace a pool of technical Read more…

11 Apr 2016

Qatar Steel, one of the leading steel producers in the Middle East and Arabian Gulf, achieved a record production of more than one million tons of rebar at RM II, the company’s ultra-modern rolling mill. Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel, said: “This major achievement would not have been possible without the support and relentless efforts by our dedicated and motivated team to improve the company’s operational and maintenance efficiency.” RM II was commissioned in 2007 with a production capacity of 700,000 tons/annum of rebar with sizes ranging from 8 mm ф to 40 mm ф in diameter. The mill, which applies international steel standards to fulfill customer’s requirements, has achieved its design capacity in the first three years of operations and excelled with the milestone production of over one million tons in 2015. “Qatar Steel constantly focuses on implementing new innovative technologies Read more…

15 Mar 2016

Qatar Steel participated in the 5th Annual Career Fair for Universities & Work Sectors, organized by Al-Wakra Secondary Independent School under the auspices of HE Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Ali Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education, to provide students and parents insight into the job market requirements and familiarize them with the prospective career and academic paths available. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the school principal, faculty and a number of high ranking officials and dignitaries from Ministry of Education and Higher Education, as well as government organizations and diplomatic missions accredited to Qatar. The event aimed at providing Qatari students an opportunity to interact face to face with the employers to enquire about the job market requirements, and get abreast of the academic and career options available. Over 50 local and multinational organizations and institutions took part in the fair, including industrial companies in Qatar, educational Read more…

11 Feb 2016

In support of the environmental awareness drive “Waste Free Environment” (WFE), launched by Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). Qatar Steel proactively took part in the environmental activity organized by Qatar Petrochemical Co. (QAPCO) at Al-Wakra Beach. Qatar Steel’s participation in the event emerges from the importance it attaches to the environmental protection, and in line with its efforts to boost this environmental drive and make it a success. A number of representatives of Qatar’s leading industrial companies participated in the event, as well as officials from various ministries and government organizations. A great number of children from different local schools and other volunteers joined to clean Al-Wakra Beach. WFE basically aims at spreading environmental awareness; educating the community about the best practices in preserving the environment and efficient waste management in general, as well as changing the individuals’ behavior in terms of throwing wastes in land or sea, causing Read more…

10 Feb 2016

In line with Qatar’s celebrations on the National Sports Day, Qatar Steel participated in the sporting activities at the park of Qatar Museum of Islamic Art. A great number of the company’s employees and their children took part in the event. Different activities and contests were held including sporting and fun activities for children and adults, who were so enthusiastic to participate and play. Prizes were given to the winners. Qatar Steel’s participation on the occasion of the Sports Day originates from its belief that attaches high importance to sports and its positive effect on both the individual and on the society. Through its participation, Qatar Steel aims at spreading sport culture and awareness among its employees, encouraging them to practise sport exercises on a regular basis, which will be positively reflected on their physical well beings and fitness, raising their work performance and productivity, as well as promoting their Read more…

14 Dec 2015

With a view to consolidate its presence in the UAE market,Qatar Steel participated in the 18th Middle East Iron & Steel Conference, held in Dubai on 14- 16th Dec, 2015. The UAE market is considered as one of the largest reinforcement bars markets in the region. The conference was organized by METAL BULLETIN, the premium intelligence service provider for metals and steel professionals, giving timely information, including price indications, for the global non-ferrous metals and steel markets. It is THE most attended event for the MENA iron and steel market that offers unparalleled networking opportunities with top executives in the regional steel market as well as the global steel supply chain. Qatar Steel showed an effective presence in the event with an outstanding stand which remained as the center of attraction for the visitors and businessmen interested in the steel industry. The conference discussed various topics pertaining to the economic Read more…