Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021
As part of the Earth Day celebrations held on April 22, 2021, an Art and craft competition was organized to promote environmental awareness among QAFCO employees and their families with a theme of Restore our Earth. The winners were announced on all social media platforms.

Qatar Environment Day 2021

Qatar Environment Day 2021

In celebration of Qatar Environment Day, celebrated on February 26 each year, QAFCO announced a Vision Board Competition for its employees and their families. The theme of the competition was “Our Environment, Our Habit, Our Home”. The winners were announced on QAFCO’s social media channels.

Qatar Environment Day 2021

Qatar Environment Day 2021
In celebration of Qatar Environment Day, celebrated on February 26 each year, QAFCO announced a Vision Board Competition for its employees and their families. The theme of the competition was “Our Environment, Our Habit, Our Home”. The winners were announced on all of QAFCO’s social media. The objective of this celebration is to emphasize the importance of the environment, its preservation and sustainability for future generations.

Qatar National Sports Day 2021

Qatar National Sports Day 2021
In celebration of Qatar National Sports Day 2021, and keeping in mind the general COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Ministry of Public Health, QAFCO announced an online Fitness Competition for its employees and their families. The competition included categories such as push-up burpees, jumping jacks, squats, lunges, hula hoop and skipping. The winners were announced on Qatar National Sports Day 2021 (09 February, 2021) on all of QAFCO’s social media. Qatar celebrates National Sports Day on the second Tuesday of February every year. This event emphasizes the importance of sports and promotes awareness among members of the community about the importance of sport and its role in the lives of individuals and communities. It also aims to consolidate exercising sports as a daily healthy behavior.

Reaccreditation of QAFCO Laboratory

Reaccreditation of QAFCO Laboratory
Qafco laboratory has transitioned and obtained the reaccreditation from Dakks (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH) - Germany as per new reference standard "ISO 17025-2017 - General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories ". Accreditation is obtained for 39 methods of analysis used for characterization of final products and for control of environmental aspects (water and air emissions). The new Accreditation Certificate is valid for 5 years starting with 25.01.2021.

QAFCO donates equipment to CNAQ

QAFCO donates equipment to CNAQ

As part of a MoU signed with CNA-Q in December 2019, QAFCO donated a variety of pumps, valves and bearings to the university to assist with student learning as follows:-

 

1- Multi stage centrifugal pump

2- centrifugal pump

3- Gate valve

4- Ball valve

5- Different types of bearing

6- Non return valve

7- Control valve

8- Electrical breaker

9- Instrumentation and Control Engineering

 

The College of the North Atlantic in Qatar (CNAQ) and Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in various fields. The MoU covers the topics of internal training, sponsorship of students of CNAQ, as well as technical training for short courses for QAFCO employees. The signing of this agreement followed from QAFCO’s visit to the CNAQ campus in fall 2019.

QAFCO Interns Win 1st Prize at 17th Annual Plant Design Competition

QAFCO Interns Win 1st Prize at 17th Annual Plant Design Competition

 

Qatar University recently conducted the 17th Annual Plant Design Competition for the Department of Chemical Engineering. As part of QAFCO’s ongoing support to the Education sector, a group of students from Qatar University were hosted to prepare their Chemical Engineering Design Project throughout the academic years 2019 and 2020.

 

The students who attended Summer Internship Program at QAFCO during 2019, chose QAFCO “Formaldehyde Plant” as their "Design Project", and were awarded the 1st position in the Design Competition 2020. A total of 15 groups participated in the competition.

 

QAFCO contributed the following to assist in the completion of the Project Design :

1. Process presentation given at Qatar University.

2. Provided site visit to view the actual shape and size of the equipment.

3. Technical support and contribution towards designing of the process and equipment.

4. Mass and energy balance and the heat integrity of the entire process.

 

Qatar University appreciated QAFCO for the continued guidance and support to the senior students during the whole course of the Design Project.

 

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