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Opex 2018
Kenya to host Omani Products Exhibition

The Omani Products Exhibition (Opex) Organising Committee consisting of Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development (Ithraa), Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) and Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) held a meeting recently to discuss the preparations for the upcoming Opex 2018 to be held in Nairobi, Kenya next September. The meeting, […]

Mazoon Dairy awards three new contracts

Mazoon Dairy, the flagship dairy project of the Sultanate of Oman, has passed another major milestone in its development with the award of three new contracts worth OMR25million. The contracts have been awarded to ARTAT, Al Adrak Trading and Contracting and Tetra Pak to commence the development of its technologically advanced central dairy processing plant […]

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PDO
PDO unveils major community funding

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has committed to support a raft of new initiatives to benefit communities and boost sustainable development across the Sultanate. The programme includes commitments in the key areas of health and safety, community infrastructure, employability training, charities, and animal welfare. At an official ceremony at PDO’s Muscat headquarters recently, 18 Memorandums of […]

Al Hassan Engineering bags RO18mn contract from PDO

Al Hassan Engineering Co has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth RO17.6mn by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). ‘The company is pleased to announce that it has signed on Wednesday for the letter of award from PDO for the EPC works of Haima west combined cycle power project for RO17.6mn (excluding long […]

Haya Water reviews achievements and goals

Haya Water organised its annual meeting with the employees ‘Sablah’ where all Haya family members from all work sites in all governorates meet in one place to review the achievements of the past year and evaluate the challenges and review the goals and objectives of the new year 2018 based on the Company’s cBSC or […]

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Ooredoo
Ooredoo teams up with MATRIXX to provide personalised, digital mobile plans 

Ooredoo has recently partnered with MATRIXX Software to provide the first all-digital, individually customised mobile plans in the Sultanate. Enabling its customers to enjoy the internet more than ever, Ooredoo implemented MATRIXX Digital Commerce in less than six months giving them the infrastructure needed to quickly launch their new digital offerings. With the new customisable […]

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Jusoor
Jusoor signs agreement for implementing CSR initiatives

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on Monday between Jusoor and CB&I-CTCI, the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor of Package One of Orpic’s Liwa Plastic Industries Complex Project. The agreement was signed at the office of Sheikh Mohanna bin Saif Al Lamki, Jusoor chairman and governor of North Batinah. Al Lamki signed the […]

Galfar bags RO30mn contract from Daleel

Galfar Engineering and Contracting Company was awarded a contract by Daleel Petroleum for building the latter’s on-plot facilities. The four-year, on-plot service contract will start from February 15, with one year extension option. The estimated value of the contract is RO29.7mn or RO7.44mn. The mobilisation period of the contract is three months.  

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Lulu India
Lulu Group launches integrated project in India

Retail major Lulu Group has officially launched one of the largest projects of its kind in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Based on a public-private-partnership (PPP) model, the integrated project comprises a world-class convention centre with a capacity for 7,000 people, a 2 million square feet shopping mall and a luxury hotel on […]

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Oasis Muscat
Landmark Group’s Oasis Mall to open in Sohar and Salalah

Landmark Group, one of the largest retail and hospitality conglomerates in the Middle East, Africa and India, has announced the expansion of Oasis Mall into Sohar and Salalah. With over 7 malls across the GCC and another 4 in the pipeline, Oasis Mall, the leading neighbourhood shopping destination in the region, is set to open […]