Qatalum – world-class aluminium plant

Learn all about the new aluminium plant in Qatar and the grand opening on Monday, April 12, 2010.

April 12, 2010
Seminar supports 'green building' growth in Qatar
(April 14, 2010) Hydro is coming closer to the building industry in Qatar with aluminium systems and services that support the nation's ambition to take leadership in the Arabian Gulf in energy-efficient commercial and residential buildings.

Qatalum opening strikes right note
(April 12, 2010) Political leaders from Qatar and Norway painted a positive picture for the aluminium industry when they spoke at the spectacular opening of Qatalum in Mesaieed on Monday.

Qatalum: contender for top spot in the world of aluminium
(April 12, 2010) The official opening ceremony of Qatalum not only represents a monumental milestone for Hydro, but also the arrival of a top contender in the world of aluminium

Hydro establishing regional sales office in Qatar
(April 12, 2010) Hydro is setting up a regional office in Doha, Qatar, for marketing Hydro's metal products in the Middle East, the Gulf states and Southern Africa. The office will be a part of Hydro's business area Metal Markets and its Asian Regional Organization, based in Singapore.

Curtain raiser: Royal inauguration of Qatalum
(April 9, 2010) Qatalum, once a dream in the desert, is about to become a reality – with a royal inauguration.

Fact sheet: Hydro in Qatar
(April 9, 2010) Hydro’s work in Qatar and partnership with the State of Qatar dates back to 1969. PLANT TOUR: From left, Jan Arve Haugan, Qatalum's CEO, together with prominent guests from Norway – Svein Richard Brandtzæg, Hydro's President and CEO, Trond Giske, minister for Industry and Trade, Crown Prince Haakon and Erik Lahnstein, state secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Photo: Erik Brynhildsbakken)

Updated: October 11, 2016