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Qatar National Cement Company is a publicly held company and the share of the company is quoted at Qatar Exchange. The share capital of the company is 59.41 million shares of Qatari Riyals 10 each fully paid. The market rate of shares can be tracked on the official stock exchange of Qatar . Company has a good dividend payout record for more than 27 years.

The key statistics are as follows:

Summary
Particulars
Year 2016

Year 2015

Sales in million QR
1144.60
1170.98
Net Profits in million QR
475.10
463.55
Share Capital in million QR
594.11
540.10
Reserves & Retained Earnings in million QR
2493.13
2304.77

The EPS, Book value and Dividend has been as follows:

Summary
Particulars
Year 2016
Year 2015
EPS QR
8.00
7.80
Book value per share QR
51.96
52.67
Distribution Cash Dividend %
40%
40%
Bonus Shares
10%
10%

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Director’s Report 2017

Financial Information

Take a look at our year wise Annual Reports here
Annual Report 2017
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2014
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2012
Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2010
Annual Report 2009
Annual Report 2008

Company Information

The Company

Qatar National Cement Co is a major producer of Ordinary Portland Cement, Sulphate Resistant Cement, Hydrated Lime, Calcined lime and Washed Sand in State of Qatar. The manufacturing units of company are situated at Umm Bab, close to rich raw material deposits,82 KM away from the Doha, the western coast of Qatar and Al-Boaadiat for the washed sand.

 

Brief History
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 of cement in the State of Qatar.

 

First 100,000 tons line in year 1969
Commercial production from the line erected and commissioned by M/s. Franco Tosi of Itlay based on Semi Dry Process with capacity of 100,000 tpa started on 1st May 1969.

Second and third Production Lines in 1974 and 1976
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 same technology was erected in 1976 by M/s Buhler Miag, Germany making combined clinker production capacity of the Plant more than 300,000 tpa producing both the OPC and SRC Cement.

Calcined Lime Plant in 1978 & Hydrated Lime Plant in 1985
Finding the synergy with the existing activities and keeping in view the demand of the growing industrial sector in State of Qatar , in steel in particular, company proceeded with Calcined Lime Plant of 100 tpd in the year 1978 consisting of a Rotary Kiln with Planetary Cooler and other supporting facilities.Hydrated Lime Plant was added to existing facility in 1985 with a capacity of 240 tpd .

Plant 2 in year 1998 
With a view to keep pace with growth of nation, a most modern and separate Cement Plant of 2000 tpd clinker production was commissioned in 1998 , at the site closer to the Plant 1Foundation of Plant 2.The New plant was supplied and erected by M/s.FCB (France) on turn key basis with M/s.Holderbank (Switzerland) as the consultant.

Plant 2

The foundation stone of the project was laid by H.E Abdalla Bin Hamad Alatia (Minster of Energy & Industry) on 12th Nov 1995 and inauguration of the plant was done by H.H Shiekh Hammad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani (Emir of the State of Qatar) on 10th Feb 1998.

Plant 3 in year 2007
Plant 3In April 2004, a contract for constructing Plant 3 with a capacity of 4000 t.p.d. clinker was awarded to M/s FCB Ciment (France) on turn key basis with M/s Basse Sambre of Belgium as consultant at site next to Plant No. 2.

Plant 3

The foundation stone laying ceremony was completed by His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, The Heir Apparent on 20th December 2004. The construction of Plant No. 3 was completed in Jan 2007.

 

 

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Qatar Exchange launches Direct Dividend Payment Plan

Qatar Exchange, the Qatari bourse, launched an initiative aiming to allow investors to have their dividends directly deposited in their bank accounts.

The purpose of this initiative, which comes in line with the best international practices, is to help develop the Qatari financial market and protect investors’ rights.

To this effect, investors will be requested to visit their bank to provide the necessary instructions to ensure getting the dividends through their bank accounts.

The QE has provided all banks with forms, which will be required to be filled out by investors to include their bank account information.

The payment of their dividends in a fast, safe and easy manner without being compelled to collect their dividends checques and then go to their banks to deposit them.
Investors will not have to pay any charges for taking advantage of this service, that all Qatari banks were ready to facilitate this process.

All investors have to do is to visit their banks and fill in the form available at the customer service to include account number and signature, so the bank can verify and stamp the forms and deliver them to QE’s Central Registration Department (CRD).

The CRD at QE will then enter the bank account numbers in the shareholders’ records and include those numbers in the statements sent to the shareholding companies in order to transfer the due dividends to the investors’ bank accounts at the end of each year.

As to the possibility of using the NIN modifications forms available on QE’s website for adding the shareholder’s bank account number, the investor may print the form, fill out the required information and then submit it to his bank in order for the bank staff to stamp it and return it to the Central Registration Department at QE.
For more information kindly click on link of QE webpage

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Qatar Exchange launches Direct Dividend Payment Plan

Qatar Exchange, the Qatari bourse, launched an initiative aiming to allow investors to have their dividends directly deposited in their bank accounts.

The purpose of this initiative, which comes in line with the best international practices, is to help develop the Qatari financial market and protect investors’ rights.

To this effect, investors will be requested to visit their bank to provide the necessary instructions to ensure getting the dividends through their bank accounts.

The QE has provided all banks with forms, which will be required to be filled out by investors to include their bank account information.

The payment of their dividends in a fast, safe and easy manner without being compelled to collect their dividends checques and then go to their banks to deposit them.
Investors will not have to pay any charges for taking advantage of this service, that all Qatari banks were ready to facilitate this process.

All investors have to do is to visit their banks and fill in the form available at the customer service to include account number and signature, so the bank can verify and stamp the forms and deliver them to QE’s Central Registration Department (CRD).

The CRD at QE will then enter the bank account numbers in the shareholders’ records and include those numbers in the statements sent to the shareholding companies in order to transfer the due dividends to the investors’ bank accounts at the end of each year.

As to the possibility of using the NIN modifications forms available on QE’s website for adding the shareholder’s bank account number, the investor may print the form, fill out the required information and then submit it to his bank in order for the bank staff to stamp it and return it to the Central Registration Department at QE.
For more information kindly click on link of QE webpage

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