Category: Industry

Cluster in the making

  Vinod Pittie, Chairman, ShriVallabh Pittie Group shares his views on the upcoming yarn plant in Sohar Freezone and its potential to create a one-of-its kind textile cluster in Oman. Mayank Singh reports   Can you share the reasons for setting up this plant in Sohar Freezone? Please give us a background of the group […]

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Saudi Court Orders Mining Company to Over $10 Million to Chinese Company

The Jeddah Enforcement Court has ordered a Saudi gold mining company to pay over 10 million dollars (SAR 38 million) of financial dues to a Chinese mining company.   The execution writ was based on an arbitral award issued by an international Chinese arbitration committee. The enforcement is based on Article 12 of the Enforcement […]

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Shell Signs Agreement on Energy Development in Oman

  Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Oman to cover proposed energy development projects in Oman. The agreement covers upstream gas exploration and development, gas-to-liquids (GTL), liquified natural gas (LNG) and renewable energies. The MoU sets out an initial mutual understanding between Shell […]

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Oman Energy and Water Exhibition and Conference 2018

  The Oman Energy and Water Exhibition and Conference will kick-off at Oman Convention and Conference Centre on Monday under the patronage of Sayyid Taimour bin Asa’ad al-Said, Assistant Secretary General for Communications at The Research Council. The three-day Exhibition and Conference will be held this year under the title “Smart Management of Energy and […]

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Sohar Aluminium Outlines ICV Growth Opportunities During Vendor Symposium 2018

  More than 190 local companies and small-medium enterprises (SMEs) attended Sohar Aluminium’s ‘Vendor Symposium’ 2018 in Suhar and Muscat. In line with the company’s strategy to boost its In-Country Value (ICV) contributions, the two-day event outlined upcoming projects and business opportunities for 2018, and raised awareness about Sohar Aluminium’s tendering procedures and environment, health, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 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, […]