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QASCO to Take over Management of Steel Mill

The Qatar Steel Company (QASCO) - owned 70% by the Qatar Government and 20%by Kobe Steel and 10% by Tokyo Boeki of Japan - is to take over the fullmanagement of its steel mill in Umm Said when the management contract with KobeSteel expires early in 1989. According to a statement by QASCO's Chairman, Mr.Ahmad al-Suba'i, Kobe Steel will continue to provide consultancy services tothe company under an agreement which will...