Qatar National Cement to boost capacity

April 2, 2014 10:19 am

Qatar National Cement Co (QNCC) has signed a letter of intent with a French company for the construction of QNCC’s Cement Plant Line 5 to further boost its production capacity, the Peninsula has reported. The construction will start after handing over the site on a phased manner, starting with two cement mills which will be delivered on 17 months and 19 months; and the overall project will be completed in 27 months. With the completion of Plant Line 5, QNCC’s production capacity is expected to jump to 17,000 tonnes of clinker per day and the grinding capacity will jump to 20,000 tonnes of cement per day.