Qatar Industries
November 2008

A Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco) revamp project for its first urea plant is making headway and is scheduled for completion by the end of this year.






November 2008

A Qatari-Korean joint venture firm has commenced manufacturing in Doha corrugated core panels and composite panels of aluminium and stainless steel. Qatar National Aluminium Panel Company (Q-Nap) will have an initial production capacity of 500,000 sq m of panels, senior marketing officer Sung Yon Kim said.






November 2008

Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco) and its subsidiaries are on the threshold of significant developments in terms of capacity expansions that will make the peninsula Gulf state one of the Middle East’s top ethylene producers. Qapco is building its third low density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at its Mesaieed complex.






November 2008

Qatar projects keen to maintain high safety standards and improve efficiency have contracted a Bahrain-based occupational safety and health firm to train staff, the firm says.






November 2008

New research initiatives, new tenants and the handing over of the first grants under the Proof of Concept Fund have marked Qatar Science and Technology Park’s (QSTP’s) progress towards becoming a major centre for research and developmentGiving a big boost to QSTP, Qatar Petroleum (QP) announced recently it is setting up a research and technolog






November 2008

Qatar’s premier logistics firm has reported progress in its projects and been bolstered by a management contract from the local government. Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) will manage more than 16 government warehouses in the Industrial Area.






November 2008

Qatar is the most economically competitive country in the Gulf region, according to the latest Global Competitiveness Report (GCR), released by the World Economic Forum. The Gulf state ranked 26th in the world list, a jump of five places on the previous report.






November 2008

Qatar Telecom (Qtel), a leading telecommunications service provider, and Nokia Siemens Networks have signed the world’s first commercial mobile TV deployment contract based on DVB-H and OMA BCast Smart Card Profile technology.






November 2008

Christian Gonzalez, key account director, Fives Solios, and Fabienne Virieux, its communications manager, discuss how the company is making a difference at Qatalum Qatalum, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Hydro Aluminium AS, is building the most efficient aluminium smelter in the world with the aim of minimising its environmental impa






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