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Oman’s third cement factory to start operations this year

Suhar Cement, coupled with several new cement projects coming up in Duqm Special Economic Zone, is expected to reduce Oman’s construction sector’s dependence on imported cement   The construction of Suhar Cement, Oman’s third cement mill jointly developed by Sohar Cement and UAE-based Fujairah Cement Co, is nearing completion and the plant is expected to […]

Babcock invests in Omani youth development

As part of its long-term commitment to Oman, Babcock has recently announced a partnership with educational training provider Outward Bound Oman. The partnership will see up to 72 young Omani’s undertake challenging four-day courses designed to develop their self-awareness, confidence, resilience, leadership and team work skills. First established in the UK in 1941, Outward Bound […]

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Renaissance Services Developing Young Omanis

Two motivated groups of Omani trainee Cooks and Junior Stock Controllers were pictured recently at the National Hospitality Institute (NHI) and Maharat Training Institute respectively. They are training under the support of the National Training Fund (NTF) and have guaranteed employment from Renaissance Services. The trainees will be provided with theoretical knowledge and equipped with […]

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Real estate deals in Oman rise by 4.2 per cent in April

Recovery continues on the real estate market in the Sultanate with sales showing a robust growth in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period of last year. Reflecting the market trend, the total value of property transactions in Oman during January-April period of 2018 increased by 4.2 per cent to OMR1.01 […]

Bank Sohar appoints Ahmed Al Musalmi as CEO

Bank Sohar announced the appointment of Ahmed Al Musalmi as the new Chief Executive Officer with effect from May 20, 2018 taking over from Sasi Kumar who is leaving the bank after having served over 10 years to pursue new personal and professional interests. In his new role as CEO of Bank Sohar, Al Musalmi […]

Rolls-Royce Cullinan unveiled in Oman

Al Jenaibi International Automobiles announces arrival of New Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV Model at an exclusive unveiling in Muscat   Al Jenaibi International Automobiles, the exclusive importer and authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Oman, has officially unveiled the new Rolls-Royce Cullinan. The Cullinan, the first-ever SUV in the history of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, was […]

Shell signs energy development pact in Oman

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