Middle East Economic Survey


No 24



Italys Danielli Signs Contract To Expand Qascos Plant

Qatar Steel Company (Qasco) has signed a contract with Italys Danielli to expand the capacity of its steel plant in Messaieed, south of Doha, to 1.6mn tons/year with completion scheduled for 2006. At present the plant has an annual capacity of 1.2mn of molten steel and a rolling mill capacity of 740,000 tons. The expansion will include the addition of three electric furnaces. Qasco...