Middle East Economic Survey


No 28



French Firm Wins Contract For New Qatar Cement Plant

Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) in mid-June awarded a contract to Frances FCB.Ciment for the construction of a new cement plant costing QR581mn ($160mn). The new facility, with capacity to produce 1.2mn tons year of clinker, is scheduled to be fully operational within 27 months. In the interim a new mill will be completed to produce 500,000 t/y of cement using imported clinker....