Category: INDUSTRY

Driving energy efficiency

Sohar 2 and Barka 3 are twin facilities with 744MW power generation capacity each. Both plants represent a total investment of $1.7bn.

Commemorating a historic visit

The PDO day witnessed the introduction of the first PDO ICV awards to recognise the outstanding ICV achievements of its contractors and staff, and the launch of an ICV directorate

Cave dining

The largest multi-cuisine cave restaurant in the Gulf region, located in Darsait village overlooking Qurm Heights, is all set to open its doors on June 2

The Swiss Life

Sparkling rivers and world-renowned resorts, all nestled between majestic snow-capped mountains, makes Switzerland every travellers dream destination.

Putting Oman on digital map

Nokia’s ‘Discover Oman’ initiative aimed at encouraging local students to add map data and photographs to the Oman HERE Maps, ran for a period of eight weeks and received over 2,300 contributions.

Cruising in style

The Almouj Marina is home to Oman Sail, which uses sailing to contribute to the tourism development of Oman.

News Maker

Riz Khan, a recognised face worldwide, who had extensive careers with the BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera English shares his thoughts on his profession

Identifying future leaders

BizPro awards, an annual National Training Institute event that is aimed at recognising the brightest Omani business professionals and encouraging them to develop and grow

Fuelling economic growth

The Ministry of Oil and Gas sets out an ambitious plan for Oman’s oil and gas sector during the next five years, at its 2014 annual briefing. Oommen John P reports on the details.

Adding lustre to Salalah tourism

Salalah Rotana Resort opened its doors as the Sultanate’s largest free-standing hotel; Club Med to open at Salalah Beach project, which will bring tourists especially from France, Oommen John P reports.