History

When Qatar Petroleum and Norsk Hydro ASA gave their final approval for the construction of a new primary aluminium plant on July 19 2007, it was one in a series of milestones for the Qatalum project.

History

HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani with Prince Haakon of Norway at the opening address

History

On November 19, 2007, under the auspices of H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Heir Apparent of the State of Qatar, the F...

Celebrating the joining of two cultures, the importance of women in industry and the future in the young - All of which are based on the Qatalum Way

Celebrating the joining of two cultures, the importance of women in industry and the future in the young - All of which are ...

History

Traditional musical fusion - a blending of two cultures in art as in business

History

Percussion band using aluminium instruments emulating the diverse use of athe metal

​Following the foundation stone laying ceremony on November 19 2007, a numb​er of new milestones will be passed during the next two years.

​Heads of agreement
December 2004
March 2006
Investment decision
October 2006
Site preparation start-up
January 2007
Final approval
July 2007
November 2007
Power from grid and fuel gas for commissioning
April 2009
Fuel gas for power plant gas turbines
September 2009
Start-up regular anode production
September 2009
Ready to commence casthouse test production
October 2009
Initial power available from power plant
November 2009
December 2009
April 2010
September 2011