Qatar National Cement Company
Qatar National Cement Co is a major producer of Ordinary Portland Cement, Sulphate Resistant Cement, Hydrated Lime, Calcined lime and Washed Sand in the State of Qatar. The manufacturing units of the company are situated at Umm Bab, close to rich raw material deposits,82 KM away from Doha, the western coast of Qatar and Al-Boaadiat for the washed sand.
Qatar National Cement Co. was established as per the Emiri Decree No.07 in 1965 to produce Ordinary Portland Cement in sufficient quantity to meet the demand of cement in the State of Qatar. In April 2004, a contract for constructing Plant 3 with a capacity of 4000 t.p.d. The clinker was awarded to M/s FCB Ciment (France) on a key basis with M/s Basse Sambre of Belgium as consultant at the site next to Plant No. 2. The foundation stone laying ceremony was completed by His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, The Heir Apparent on 20th December 2004. The construction of Plant No. 3 was completed in Jan 2007