Category: Manufacturing

Manufacturing
soharport
Sohar Port’s volume surges ahead by 53%

Sohar Port said handling activity in the third quarter of 2015 grew by an annual 53 per cent to hit 142,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), reflecting the continued growth in handling different types of goods.

Manufacturing
conducting georadar measurements
GUtech Geoscientist received TRC National Research Award

For his research on natural hazards in the Sultanate of Oman, the geoscientist Prof. Dr Gösta Hoffmann from the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), Department of Applied Geosciences, was awarded with the National Research Award of The Research Council (TRC) yesterday evening. Prof. Dr. Gösta received the Award from H.H. Sayyid Shihab Bin Tariq Al-Said.

Manufacturing
Meethaq hosts Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries
Majlis Meethaq forum hosts Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries

Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, hosted the sixth Majlis Meethaq evening, a unique social forum aimed at facilitating interaction with prominent personalities sharing inspirational aspects of their life and career as well as views and perspective on the economy and important social and cultural issues.

Manufacturing
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Sohar Free Zone receives UK awards

In its annual search for the world’s best free zones, the jury from fDi Magazine, part of the UK’s Financial Times group, has awarded Oman’s SOHAR Freezone in two ‘2015 Free Zone of the Year’ categories: with one commendation for ‘Ease of Access’ and another for ‘Infrastructure Improvements’.

Manufacturing
refinery
GCC should focus on increasing refining capacity

Over the past decade, many countries in the region have announced ambitious plans to increase their refining capacity. If implemented, these projects could turn the region into a leading hub for exports of refined products, competing not only in the crude market, but also in the more specialized products markets.



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