Qatar Steel is a recognised and established leader in the steel industry within the GCC region.
Qatar Steel was established in 1974 as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian Gulf. Commercial production commenced in 1978. The Company has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Industries Qatar since 2003.
Qatar Steel is recognized as a regional leader in the steel industry. Production operations are based in Messaieed Industrial City, 45 kilometers south of Qatar’s capital, Doha where Qatar Steel’s corporate headquarters are based. The Company also operates a UAE based subsidiary – Qatar Steel Company FZE.
Inspired to meet the growing demand for steel in Qatar as well as the region in general, Qatar Steel has embarked upon a series of initiatives to modernize and expand its operations. These projects will elevate the company’s production capacity and further enhance the company’s role in the global steel industry.
Plant facilities now include a Midrex process based DRI/HBI combo mega module, electric arc furnaces with a ladle refining furnace, a continuous casting plant and rolling mills with the latest automated features. Additional facilities include: jetty facilities, a main power substation, quality control center, maintenance shops, storage and processing facilities for sea/fresh water, compressed air and natural gas and a medical clinic.
Today the plant occupies an area of 707,000 sq. meters, adjacent to which is a further 375,000 sq. meters plot reserved for future developments.
Qatar Steel has a committed and skilled workforce of over 2,000 individuals in both operational and administrative roles. Their tasks range from research, engineering, and manufacturing to marketing, selling, and distributing the company’s products throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and the world.