Qatar National Cement Company was established in the year 1965 in Umm Bab, Qatar.
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The first and leading cement company established in Qatar, Qatar National Cement Company is also the first non-oil industry to be commissioned in this state. This company caters to above 70% of the total cement demand in the country. As of 2016, the annual production of OPC and SRC cement was 3.7 million tons.
QNCC is the major manufacturer of Ordinary Portland Cement, Calcined Lime, Hydrated Lime, Sulphate Resistant Cement Washed Sand in Qatar was set up as per the Emiri Decree No. 07. The Government of Qatar owns 43% of the shares in the company. The products of this company are manufactured in 4 plants and the fifth plant is under construction.
Qatar National Cement Company is listed in the National Stock Exchange of Qatar. To maintain transparency, good governance, good business conduct and disclosure of information, the company has committed to abide by the provisions of corporate governance issued by Qatar Financial Market Authorities for the listed companies of Qatar.
To make sure that the company runs more efficiently in the future, the operations of Plant 1 was stopped in June, 2016 as the technology was not up-to-date. This cement giant has plans of completing the construction of Plant 5 by the end of 2017; this will increase the daily production capacity of the company by 5,500 tons.
The company commits to protecting the environment, by coordinating and implementing the standard that are adopted by the nation. QNCC is also working on improving the standard of life of its workers in Umm Bab and Mekaines.
• As of 2016, the annual production of OPC and SRC cement was 3.7 million tons.
• Qatar National Cement Company is the first non-oil industry to be commissioned in this state.
• This company caters to above 70% of the total cement demand in the country.