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Qatalum marked the beginning of primary aluminium production in Qatar on Sunday, as the company’s first electrolysis cell started the production of liquid aluminium metal. The project, worth $3 billion, is a joint venture between Qatar petroleum and Norwegian based company Hydro. Jan Arve Haugan, CEO of Qatalum said that the plant is initially expected […]

Construction work to build a US $5.6 billion (AED20.5 billion) aluminium project at Mesaieed in Qatar is more than 65% complete, with the plant set to open by the end of the year, say project bosses. Qatalum, which when complete will be one of the largest aluminium plants in the world, is progressing according to […]

he first phase of the new multi-billion dollar world-scale deep water port at Mesaieed in Qatar will be completed by 2014, said a top official associated with the project. The new port is being designed to meet Qatar’s requirements “well beyond 2030 and  will provide further impetus to Doha’s development, the economic zones being set […]