Saturday, August 24, 2019

Diversification is the key

A strong manufacturing industry is fundamental to Oman’s continued prosperity and vital to boosting the Sultanate’s non-oil exports, says Nicholas P Barakat, CEO of...
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Oman Refco moving towards indigenous self-sufficiency

Four years from now, Oman Refco would be indigenously manufacturing all its products here in Oman itself. As of now, more than 88 per...
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Don’t let low-quality products flood aluminium market, says NAPCO CEO

Consumers should be protected from low-quality, low-cost foreign products which are flooding the local aluminium market, at the expense of good-quality, indigenous products, says...
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Selex celebrates 25 Years in Oman

Selex, a well-established brand that has carved a niche for itself in the industry and has positioned itself as a leader in the business...
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Expanding polymer horizons globally

Through its polymer division, Orpic Oman is looking to double the company’s profit, create new business opportunities, generate significant employment and support the development...
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Mubadrah to develop Rusayl Industrial City

Oman Investment and Development Holding Company (Mubadrah) will develop Rusayl Industrial City, the first industrial estate to be managed and operated according to the...
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Pact signed for RO75mn CPC plant in Sohar

Sohar Port and Freezone signed an agreement with Sanvira Industries Limited to set up a calcined petroleum coke (CPC) plant in the freezone area....
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I, Human: Why New Blue-Collar Jobs Will Survive the Rise of...

It’s hiring day at Rolls Royce’s jet-engine plant near Petersburg, Virginia. Twelve candidates are divided into three teams and given the task of assembling...
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Oman’s SGRF to develop port, industrial zone in Tanzania

A major integrated project to develop a port and an adjoining industrial zone in Tanzania by the Sultanate’s State General Reserve Fund (SGRF), along...
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Chevron Phillips, Qatar to Build Middle East’s Top Ethylene Plant

(Bloomberg) -- Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. will help gas-rich Qatar build the Middle East’s largest plant for production of ethylene, a key ingredient in plastics....
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