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Oommen John P is the Deputy Editor for OGR and Associate Editor for OER. A journalist since 1994, John has worked for newspapers and business magazines in India and Oman. He joined UMS in January 2014, where his work profile includes writing about the economy and banking, oil and gas sector, auto reviews on prominent brands besides features and articles on travel.

Raysut Cement Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for US$30 million Duqm Plant in Oman

Muscat: Raysut Cement Company (RCC), Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, held a groundbreaking ceremony triggering the start of the construction of its new US$30 million...
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Raysut Maldives Cement JV Formed; Acquisition of LafargeHolcim Stake Completed

Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), said it has closed the deal of acquiring 75 per cent of LafargeHolcim’s cement terminal at...
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Omantel and Equinix inaugurate Sultanate’s first international data center

Taking yet another major technological stride that will further revolutionise the future of telecommunications in Oman and the Middle East region, Omantel has announced...
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Raysut Cement Brings on Board Young Leaders in Top Management Roles

Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), has announced a significant corporate revamp bringing on board young leaders from within the organisation to...
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On Solid Footing

The recovery in economic activities will create a higher demand for credit and other banking services. The banking performance is expected to further improve...
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Leaders sign unique roadmap for stakeholder capitalism in the Middle East and North Africa

Regional leaders are advocating a shared vision for stakeholder capitalism and have signed the Principles of Stakeholder Capitalism for the Middle East and North...
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State Street Saudi Arabia Financial Solutions Appoints Haifa Al Khaifi as Chairperson of the...

State Street Saudi Arabia Financial Solutions, an underlying subsidiary of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), has announced the appointment of Haifa Al Khaifi as Chairperson...
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Study on Oman’s Loggerhead Turtles Highlights Need for Urgent Conservation Actions

Various collaborative partners including the Environment Society of Oman (ESO), Environment Authority in Oman (former Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs), United States Fish...
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Ooredoo Nationwide Rollout of 5G Home Internet Plan on Schedule

Data experience leaders, Ooredoo, are rolling out even more 5G Home Internet locations, to reach more homes across Oman. Launched earlier this year, it...
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COVID-19 accelerates energy transition

The past year has been an unprecedented time, with COVID-19 having an immediate and significant impact on all aspects of the energy sector. Despite...
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