Qatar National Cement Company is a major producer of Ordinary Portland Cement, Sulphate Resistant Cement, Hydrated Lime, Calcined lime, and Washed Sand in the State of Qatar. The manufacturing units of the company are situated at Umm Bab, close to rich raw material deposits,82 KM away from Doha, the western coast of Qatar, and Al-Boaadiat for the washed sand.
Qatar National Cement Co. was established as per the Emiri Decree No.07 in 1965 to produce Ordinary Portland Cement in sufficient quantity to meet the demand for cement in the State of Qatar
With growing cement demand in the State of Qatar, another production line of 100,000 tpa capacity was installed in 1974 by M/s Tarmac (UK) & by M/s. FLS (UK). However, as cement demand was still rising a third Kiln of 100,000 tpa capacity based on the same technology was erected in 1976 by M/s Buhler Miag, Germany making the combined clinker production capacity of the Plant more than 300,000 tpa producing both the OPC and SRC Cement.