Category: Industry

SOHAR Signs SUA with Sohar Flour Mills

  Highlighting the growing emphasis on national food security, SOHAR Port and Freezone have signed an agreement with Sohar Flour Mills (SFM) for the lease of a 10-hectare plot within the Port area for the construction and management of 12 grain storage silos, each boasting a storage capacity of 13,000 tonnes. Under the terms of […]

Raysut Cement considers foraying into Georgia

Raysut Cement Company, the largest producer of cement in Oman, is considering building a cement plant in Georgia with an annual capacity of one million tonnes. Company CEO Joey Ghose announced that the Board of Directors had approved an initial study for the purpose in Georgia, where Raysut Cement owns a mine with more than […]

eco friendly paints
Khimji Paints: Pioneers in Eco-Friendly Paints

  It takes great effort to keep the walls clean and tidy for a long period of time. To make things easy, Khimji Paints offers a fitting solution through its eco-friendly Royal Tuff Stain Resistant Emulsion and Deluxe Matt Emulsion that will keep your walls pristine and clean. Since 1985, Khimji Paints has gained a […]

Andrew Anagnost
 Exploring new frontiers

Andrew Anagnost, President and CEO, Autodesk talks about how cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence and generative design are going to create a whole new world of opportunities in the next decade. Mayank Singh reports fromAutodesk University 2017, Las Vegas    The business model transition to software as a solution (SaaS) at Autodesk took place under its former President and CEO, […]

Sohar Free Zone
Sohar Port to participate in Gulfood expo

Sohar Port and Freezone is participating in Gulfood 2018, which will begin on February 18 and will continue until February 22 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Gulfood is the region’s largest annual food, beverage, and hospitality exhibition and attracts food and beverage professionals from around the world. “It is a great platform to promote […]

Omani pavilion in Sudan
Oman pavilion in Sudan attracts visitors

With more than 680 companies from 33 countries participating in international fair at Khartoum, the Omani pavilion has received significant turnout in Sudan. This is PEIE’s first participation at the International Fair of Khartoum, which comes in line with its efforts to expand markets for the Omani products. Hamood Al Balushi, director of Omani Products […]

EU parliament delegation visits Duqm
EU parliament delegation visits Duqm

A delegation from Oman Parliamentary Friendship Group in the European Union (EU) Parliament, headed by Ramona Manescu, Head of the Oman Parliamentary Friendship Group on Wednesday paid a visit to the special economic zone in Duqm to view the projects being implemented and the available investments opportunities. During the visit, the delegation met with Yahya […]

SMEs in the GCC to employ 22 million people by 2022

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector in the GCC region presents a potential of $920 billion with 156 per cent growth in the next five years, employing 22 million people, according to a new study by Mena Research Partners (MRP), a leading research company in the region. While the GCC region accounts for only […]

Muscat-Sohar pipeline, Al Jefnain terminal start operation
Muscat-Sohar pipeline, Al Jefnain terminal start operation

Commercial operations at the $320 million-Muscat Sohar Product Pipeline (MSPP) project through its main fuel terminal in Al Jefnain have been started by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic). The $320 million investment is one of Orpic’s strategic growth projects, which will deliver more than 50 per cent of Oman’s fuel via the […]

Orpic’s Mina Al Fahal Refinery to undergo major turnaround

A major planned turnaround and maintenance activity is currently being undertaken at Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company’s (Orpic’s) Mina Al Fahal Refinery for 45 days, between October 3 and November 16, 2017. This shutdown, to ensure Orpic’s operations run safely and smoothly at all times, will be used to execute a number of […]