Category: Industry

Staying Competitive

Reem Batteries and Power Appliances Company is currently in a consolidation mode and is working on improving its cost competitiveness. The company is aggressively pursuing renewable energy offerings for Oman and some African countries, says CEO S Gopalan                             Can you highlight […]

Ahead of the curve

                                                      Octal which accounts for 7.3 per cent of Oman’s total non-oil exports has sustained its growth momentum by raising production levels, expanding product ranges and adopting new technologies, […]

Changing paradigms

Pradeep Kumar Nair, CEO of Sebacic Oman, talks about manufacturing sector’s role in Oman’s economic diversification and the potential of Duqm in redrawing the Sultanate’s industrial future.                                                         […]

Nerves of steel

NA Ansari, CEO of Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel, talks about the potential of manufacturing sector in general, and steel industry in particular, to contribute to Oman’s economic diversification, and the key challenges facing the industries     As part of its diversification drive, the government is attracting foreign investments in free zones and special […]

Retaining the competitive edge

  Oman Cables Industry will continue to strive on a strategy framework that focuses on the creation of long term value to all stakeholders while ensuring sustainability in the operations. The company will remain vigilant and ensure that the winning recipe of supplying superior products with a competitive price is maintained, says Gert Hoefman, CEO […]

Wooing investments

The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates aims to implement a number of vital projects. A master plan has been prepared for Sohar Industrial Estate, taking into account the current seven phases and the surrounding developments, says CEO, Hilal bin Hamad Al Hasani                           […]

Industry
Lee Chee Khian
Building Blocks of Sustainable Development

Lee Chee Khian, CEO of Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm, talks about how the region is getting kitted out to attract foreign investors and emerge as Oman’s manufacturing hub How is manufacturing sector going to contribute to Oman’s future economic development? And how Duqm is going to be an enabler of this transition? Currently […]

INDUSTRY
Sino-Omani Industrial City
Sino-Omani Industrial City work to start on April 19

A foundation stone laying ceremony for the Sino-Omani Industrial City will be conducted in the Special Economic Zone of Duqm on April 19. The ceremony will be attended by Wang Heshan, deputy governor of Ningxia Province, Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, chairman of the Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (Sezad) and officials from the […]

Industry
Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic)
Polypropylene plant to raise capacity to 340,000 tonnes

Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) said that the capacity of its polypropylene plant will be raised to 340,000 tonnes of high quality polypropylene per annum from 200,000 tonnes a year now. This is considered an achievement for the company, which started operations in 2006. Faisal Al Hajri, Orpic’s regional sales manager for Middle […]

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reggy-vermeulen
Expanding opportunities

The next three years will witness big investments and massive developments in Duqm port, says Reggy Vermeulen, CEO, Port of Duqm Company in an interview with Oommen John P   Can you share with us a few highlights of Port of Duqm in 2016? A lot of contracts were awarded in 2016. This is an […]



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