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QNCC and Gord sign MoU on low-carbon products

21 September 2022, Published under Cement News

The Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) and Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (Gord) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) pledging to improve efforts at promoting a more sustainable built environment, reports the Gulf Times. Under the agreement, the partners will collaborate on research, development and innovation (RDI) projects in the field of green/low-carbon building products. Apart from RDI activities, the organisations will also lead capacity building and kno...

QNCC looks to export 3Mta of clinker to Africa, Asia and Kuwait

29 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Qatar National Cement Co (QNCC) is now looking to export as much as 3Mta of clinker, particularly focussing on markets in Africa, Asia (including India) and Kuwait. "We are looking at Africa, Asia and some of the Gulf countries. We have 3Mt of clinker (for exports)" said Salem Butti Al-Naimi, QNCC chairman and managing director. The announcement comes after the company commissioned its 5000tpd fifth plant in February this year. According to Mr Al-Naimi, the potential export markets such ...

Qatar: QNCC to increase production and dispose of plant

03 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) is planning to increase its cement production capacity by 5500tpd during the first half of the current year. Salem bin Butti Al Naimi, chairman and managing Director of QNCC, made the announcement at a shareholders general assembly on Wednesday. "Board of Directors Plan for 2017 is to commission the two cement mills of Plant (5) during the first half of the year to increase the production capacity of cement by 5500tpd and complete the construction of P...

Qatar: Fives commissions two mills for QNCC

22 February 2017, Published under Cement News

On 25 January and 6 February, Fives commissioned two new cement milling units at Qatar National Cement Company’s (QNCC) fifth production line in Umm Bab, Qatar. This achievement comprises a turnkey 5000tpd plant, which is still under construction. The scope of supply covered the whole set of equipment, from raw material preparation up to the cement dispatch, including: one 6400kW FCB B‑mill with its FCB TSV™ 7500 Classifier for the raw meal grinding plant, one five-stage FCB Preheater and...

Saudi Arabia: export ban lifted

11 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The Saudi Arabian government has decided to lift the export ban on cement, which was imposed in 2008 to push down prices and accommodate the demand generated by government-funded infrastructure projects. Once the ban has been lifted potential export destinations will include Qatar, Yemen, Jordan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, east Africa and the UAE. This decision to remove the export ban may help Qatar, a country with major construction projects planned in the run up to Fifa 2022, meet its growi...