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Qatar Petroleum Sets Qamco IPO For October 30

Qatar Petroleum Sets Qamco IPO For October 30

Shares of Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company (Qamco) will go on sale to the general public on October 30, as announced yesterday by Qatar Petroleum (QP), following through on an earlier promise to sell 49 percent of its shares in the subsidiary. Per...


Qatar’s Aluminium Industry Greets New Hamad Port as Boon to Sector’s Development

Qatar officially commissioned Hamad Port earlier today, which is a development viewed by the country’s aluminium industry as a significant step forward in foreign trade and domestic industrial development. Al Shaheen Aluminium, Glass & UPVC Factory chairman Shaheen al-Muhannadi lauded the development, noting that economic globalization has led to a vast exchange in ideas and […]

Qatalum Shipping Aluminium Through Kuwait, Oman: Hydro’s Brandtzæg

Qatalum is shipping product via ports in Kuwait and Oman at present, solving at least for the near future the problem with which it suddenly found itself last week after Qatar’s neighbors cut ties with it due to a diplomatic kerfluffle. Yesterday Norsk Hydro’s chief Svein-Richard Brandtzæg elaborated upon plans alluded to late last week […]

Qatalum Receives Environmental Award at Arabal 2016

Qatari aluminium firm Qatalum is the recipient of the ‘Environmental Excellence Award’ bestowed by the Gulf Aluminium Council. The award was made during the Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal 2016) held last week in Dubai. According to local media, the award is in recognition of the firm’s “continual effort” to observe good environmental stewardship by […]