Qatar expands limestone transport capacity

By Wayne Yamada
Published: Thursday, 26 March 2015

Qatar Primary Materials Co. has signed a deal with a Belgium-based port firm to develop limestone transport infrastructure as the Middle East country ramps up construction activity in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar Primary Materials Co. (QPMC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Belgium engineering consultant, port and logistical operator Rent-A-Port to develop limestone and gabbro handling capacity.

QPMC recently acquired licences to develop mining operations in the Khatmat Malaha area in Oman. The deal with...

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