Category: INDUSTRY

Creating a sustainability benchmark

Dubai is the first city in the world to adopt biodiesel made 100 per cent locally from 100 per cent waste cooking oil for use in municipality vehicles.


The NTI Bizpro Awards’ main objective has been to recognise talented young Omani business professionals in the private sector and prepare them to be future beacons of success for the next generation. The ninth edition of the NTI Bizpro Awards is all set to take the initiative to new heights.

Taste the Qureshi flavour

The newly opened restaurant, Qureshi Bab Al-Hind, at Hormuz Grand, is all set to take Oman by storm. Winola Peris reports.

Breaking barriers

Humayun Kabir, General Manager – Chief Wholesale Banking Officer, National Bank of Oman, talks about the performance of the bank’s Wholesale Banking Group and his outlook for the future. Excerpts from an interview with Muhammed Nafie.

Value strategies in energy shares

There is a compelling opportunity to invest in midstream and pipeline Master Limited Partnerships which now offer 6.5 per cent yields and at least 7-8 per cent distribution growth potential.

Sustainability drives economies

The Electricity Holding Group in the Sultanate is placing enormous thrust on customer focus and access to safe and reliable electricity throughout the Sultanate. In fact, this is the key focus of the sustainability policy and plan of Electricity Holding Group. An OER Report. Energy has been the key to economic development worldwide. Across the […]

Transparency is need of the hour

Real Estate, to use, an economists technical term, is not a perfect market. Whereas a barrel of oil is identical to the next barrel of oil, a piece of real estate is usually different from another piece of real estate, even in the same location.


SPAR, which opened its first Supermarket in Oman in the last week of January 2015, will have four stores by the end of 2015 with new ones to be opened at Madinat Al Qaboos and near The Wave-Muscat, says M Sridhar, CEO, SPAR Oman in an interview with Oommen John P. Can you share details […]

Customised Mobile Business Packs

Shahry Business Packs from Nawras are available in three convenient bundles, each one including voice minutes to any national number in Oman, text messages and mobile data, says Said Al Shanfari, Director, Business Marketing, Nawras in an interview with Oommen John P.

Swiss Watching

The hauntingly idyllic beauty of Switzerland cast a spell on Shivkumar Gaitonde. He could not help falling in love with the country’s luxuriant landscape, rich biodiversity, cultural heritage, exquisite cuisine and the typical Swiss hospitality offered at the Swiss Air flight.