Qatar Steel News

28 Apr 2015

In line with its corporate social responsibility, Qatar Steel participated in the celebration held by Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs on the occasion of World Day for Safety and Health at Work and the International Workers Day.  The event was held, under HE Dr. Abdullah Saleh Mubarak Al-Khulaifi, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, at Doha Industrial Area. Officials from the Ministry, Directorate of Civil defense, Supreme Council of Health (SCH), Qatar Red Crescent and the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), leaders of different expatriate communities attended the event, along with some 500 workers from about 100 companies. The event was intended to focus on the importance of occupational and health safety, to raise awareness among workers, and how to maintain a healthy and safe work environment. The event’s program included lectures to familiarize the public with safety procedures and practices at workplace, urging them to gain the capabilities Read more…

26 Apr 2015

Qatar Steel honors 206 Employees

In appreciation of their devoted efforts and dedication, Qatar Steel recently honored 206 employees, who served the company for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and for the first time, those who spent 40 years in service. Speaking at the event, Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Qatar Steel’s Managing Director and General Manager commended the long service employees for their dedication and commitment throughout their service. “It is our practice at Qatar Steel to honor the long service employees, which demonstrates our appreciation and pride in our manpower, who are the pillars in achieving our sustainable growth and in marching towards progress and development.”, Mr. Al-Muraikhi declared. Qatar Steel is proud to embrace the pool of highly skilled employees from different departments and at all levels. Our manpower used to play and will continue to play a significant role in enhancing the company’s image and operational excellence, maintaining high quality Read more…

18 Mar 2015

With a view to provide academic guidance to high school students, and help them choose the right career paths, Qatar Steel participated, as an official sponsor, in 4th Annual Career Fair for Universities & Work Sectors, held at Al-Wakra Secondary Independent School. A great number of local and overseas industrial companies, universities and educational institutions took part in the fair. The event was attended by Mr. Ali Al Buainain, Director of the Scholarship Office at Higher Education Institute, Mr. Ahmed Al-Buainain, Chairman of School’s Trustees Council, Dr. Saleh Al-Ibrahim, vice school principal for Administrative and students Affairs, a number of independent school principals, event’s sponsors and other officials from government offices and institutions. Qatar Steel was represented by Mr. Mohamed Saleh Al-Mahdi, HR Manager, Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Mansouri, Learning & Development Manager and a team from both departments, who briefed the students about the job opportunities and internship programs available. Read more…

15 Mar 2015

A group of 20 students with some teachers from Al-Jamilia Primary & Secondary Independent School visited Qatar Steel’s plant site in Mesaieed Industrial City. The visit aimed at getting a first-hand insight into steel manufacturing. After welcoming the guests at the plant, they were briefed about the steel plant and manufacturing process by some officials from Training and Development Dept. 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 granting them such a valuable chance to visit the plant, and to be educated about the steel making, and to undergo such an exciting and useful experience, which might help them in their future careers.

10 Mar 2015

Qatar Steel participated as associate sponsor in QATAR PROJECTS- MEED Conference, held from 10-11 March, 2015, at Grand Hyatt Doha. The theme of the conference was “providing clarity and assurance in Qatar’s projects market to progress investment opportunities. Qatar Projects- MEED 2015 brings together government representatives, key project owners, developers, consultants and financiers in the sector to address the evolving challenges of Qatar’s project delivery market and highlight future project opportunities, strategic priorities and master plans. Qatar Steel’s participation was primarily to enhance its the brand image in the region and to consolidate networking relationships with top consultants and project owners, exchange knowledge and expertise about carrying out projects, especially in building and construction field. Due to its strategic importance, the company is keen to co-sponsor this conference every year. The conference highlighted a number of mega projects, which are being carried out in Qatar, and the progress made. They Read more…

09 Mar 2015

Owing to its strategic significance, Qatar Steel took part in the International Building and Construction Show, known as “The Big 5 Saudi – 2015”, held in Jeddah’s Center for Forums and Events from 9 – 12th March 2015, with the participation of  more than 260 constructions exhibitors. “The Big 5 Saudi 2015” is one of the largest building and constructions exhibition in the Middle East, attracting leading local, regional and world companies, who are striving to get updated with the recent developments and solutions in building, constructions and contracting. The event also gives the chance to exhibitors to develop in-depth networking in Saudi market, explore investment opportunities available in the constructions sector, infrastructural, real estates and urban projects in general. Qatar Steel is keen to take part in this exhibition every year, as it represents a good opportunity for leading constructions companies, and to also meet its traders and customers, Read more…

09 Mar 2015

In Algeria the foundation stone was laid for the construction of a steel complex in the industrial area in Bellara of Jijel province, 375 kilometers east of Algeria, the capital. The ceremony of laying the first stone of the project was held under the auspices of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar, and his Algerian counterpart, HE Abdelmalek Sellal. High ranking officials from both sides attended the ceremony. The steel complex will be producing 2.0 Million tons of finished products of Re-bar and wire rod. Algeria (represented by Sider Co. & National Investment Fund) will hold 51% stake, while Qatar Steel International will hold the remaining 49% (represented by Qatar Steel 24,5%, and Qatar Mining 24,5%).

03 Mar 2015

In line with its policy to support the local community, Qatar Steel presented a financial contribution to Qatar Red Crescent (QRC), in support of their program “6th disaster management training camp, which will be held under the patronage of H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Interior Minister, from 1 – 10 April, 2014, at Al Khor Marine Scout Camp. On behalf of Qatar Steel management, Mr. Saud Mohammed Al Marri, Sales Manager handed over a check for the amount to Mr. Ahmed Al-Khulaifi, Head of PR Dept. at QRC. Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Al-Marri said: “Qatar Steel’s support of the QRC’s program; disaster management training camp, emerges from our conviction to support the various humanitarian activities that would serve the community and contribute to its growth and development. Such support would contribute to the success of the efforts exerted by QRC to Read more…

20 Feb 2015

Qatar Steel participated in the 8th Annual Career Fair, held from 20th-21st Feb in the UK, and organized by the Qatar Embassy in London. A number of Qatari companies took part in this fair, which was attended by over 350 Qatari students studying in different universities and colleges in the UK. The two-day event aimed to attract ambitious and high performing Qatari students and graduates, who are pursuing their studies in the UK, and familiarize them with the job opportunities available after graduation, in addition to the scholarships and training programs offered by the companies to potential students. Qatar Steel’s delegation, from HR and Learning and Development dept. met many national students, briefed them about the company, and introduced them to the various career opportunities available in different departments. Mr. Mohamed Saleh Al-Mahdi, Qatar Steel’s HR manager declared that the number of the job applications received was 102, and that Read more…

19 Feb 2015

With the view of consolidating its cooperation and business relations with its accredited traders in Qatar and GCC countries, Qatar Steel hosted the 12th Annual Traders’ Gathering. The event was attended by a large number of local and regional traders, Qatar Steel officials, in the presence of Mr. Ali Bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager, division and department managers and senior employees. In his inaugural address, Mr. Al-Muraikhi welcomed the guests and extended his thanks and appreciation to all traders for their cooperation and support, hoping that such fruitful gatherings would foster the existing relationship existing between Qatar Steel and its traders, as well as enhancing the cooperation  between both  sides. Mr. Al-Muraikhi expressed his delight at the outstanding and positive results achieved by Qatar Steel last year, despite all challenges; and spoke highly of the traders’ role in this respect. »Through our traders’ network, Qatar Steel has Read more…