|Seashore Group to set up mill to manufacture steel billets, structural steel & pipes|
|Qatar - 2009 January 24|
The Seashore Group is planning to set up Seashore Steel & Pipe company (SSP) in New Industrial Area of Doha, under the Ministry of Industries And Energy of the State of Qatar. This will be the first private steel melting and hot rolling company in Qatar. SSP is planning to manufacture its won steel billets and re-rolling them into structural & construction steel materials and steel pipes.
The Installed capacity of the plant will be 120,000 – 150,000 tons of Steel Billets (approx) per annum.
The company plans to commission the project in two stages.
In first stage, it is planned to install one 25 tons Induction Furnace, one Ladle Refining Furnace and one Continuous Casting Machine for producing the billets and a Re-rolling mill to manufacture the structural and construction steel. First stage is planned to be completed in eight - ten months.
The second stage work will commence from the day the first stage production is delivered. The second stage includes the installation of the pipes production unit. This stage will be commissioned in 12 months time.
The company is planning to market branded steel, by implementing quality for international certification, in the Qatar and GCC market and also the export to other countries based on demand.
The Company started its operations in the State of Qatar in the late eighties with three workers in Al Khor. From its modest beginnings, SEASHORE GROUP is now one of the leading Business Groups in the region with 2300 motivated employees and 60 professional managers. As of now the Company is having an asset of four hundred and fifty million Qatari Riyals.
The Seashore Group consists of various business concerns in Qatar having wide range client profile including Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, RasGas, QAPCO, QASCO, QAFAC, Q-Chem, Boskalis, Choyoda, Bilfinger Bergers and many others.
The leading divisions of the Group are:
Seashore Galvanizing Factory is an ISO 9001 certified Company, Established in the year 1998 and located in Al Khor, Industrial area. It is fully equipped with modern facilities for the production of hot dipped galvanized products.