10: Qatar National Cement Company
Qatar National Cement Company is a major producer of cement in Qatar
Forty-five year-old Qatar National Cement Company is a major producer of cement in Qatar and counts ordinary portland cement and sulphate resistant cement among its product line.
A joint stock company, its manufacturing units are situated at Umm Bab, close to rich raw material deposits, 82km away from the Doha, the western coast of Qatar and Al-Boaadiat for the washed sand.
National Cement Company was established in 1965 to produce Ordinary Portland Cement in sufficient quantity to meet the demand of cement in Qatar.
A surge in construction activity in the state, combined with a growing interest in protecting the environment, have led the company to place environmental concerns at the forefront of its production.
With this goal, the three kilns of Plant 1 were connected to a gaint electrostatic fitter – complying with the international emission standards. Meanwhile plants two and four dedusting systems were equipped with modern technology to minimize emissions, to comply with Qatari government regulations.