Al Khalij Cement holds Seminar on “Innovation in Cement Industry”

Al Khalij Cement Company (AKCC), a subsidiary of Qatari Investors Group, recently held a seminar under the theme of “AKCC Product Development” to promote its latest innovations in Qatar.

The seminar was conducted by Mr. Dejan Peshevski, QHSSE Manager, and Mr. Mohamed Metwally, Production Manager. It was attended by representatives of Public Works Authority (Ashghal), The Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology (QS), consulting firms, and ready mix and chemical companies.

The aim of the seminar was to present the outcomes of AKCC’s Research & Development projects, conducted over several months in collaboration with the company’s clientele. Discussions in the seminar revolved around AKCC product performance, strength enhancement mechanisms, compatibility with chemical admixture, and performance and efficiency with supplementary cementitious materials. The focus of AKCC’s innovation activities is driven by feedback from its customers, and the foregoing issues were addressed by the AKCC technical team as part of a continuous dialogue with customers. The event was also an opportunity for AKCC to provide a platform to collect additional feedback from customers in order to drive upcoming developments.

Raja Assili, Qatari Investors Group’s CEO said: “AKCC is a customer centric company and this seminar is a great example of mutually beneficial supplier-customer collaboration. We listened to our customers and worked with them to address their requests. We understand our role in providing cement and support which helps downstream companies reduce their costs. The aim of this seminar was to present solutions which optimize mix designs, enhance quality, and cut costs. We thank our customers for their custom and collaboration in this project. We look forward to announcing more exciting developments in the coming months.”