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December 10, 2019

MUSCAT, DEC 9 – Indian based project management, engineering, manufacturing and construction firm Nuberg EPC has been awarded a contract for the expansion of an existing chlor-alkali plant, as well as construction of a greenfield calcium chloride plant for Oman Chlorine in Suhar.
As part of the project, Nuberg EPC will expand the capacity of Oman Chlorine’s chlor-alkali plant from the present 45 tonnes per day (TPD) capacity to 75 TPD. Output will include caustic soda, hydrochloric acid and sodium hypochlorite.

December 10, 2019

Muscat: The Board of Directors of Renaissance Services invited all shareholders to attend an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), which was held on Sunday, December 8 at the Meeting Hall of the Capital Market Authority (CMA).

The EGM was attended by Samir Fancy, chairman of the Board of Directors, Ali Hassan Sulaiman, deputy chairman and Sunder George and Manish Doshi, board members. The meeting was also attended by Stephen R. Thomas, chief executive officer and Vishal Goenka, chief financial officer.

Energy efficiency key to sustaining growth of MENA energy sector
December 10, 2019

MUSCAT, DEC 9 – The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, issued a white paper, titled “The Energy Transition: Reshaping Investments and Strategies,” outlining key recommendations for the sustainable growth of the energy sector in the MENA region in light of the transition towards a low-carbon world. Based on the outcomes of a strategic roundtable that brought together 40 high-level industry experts from the energy and financial sector, including"...

French utility firm secures contract to optimise Oman’s water networks
December 10, 2019

MUSCAT, DEC 9 – French environmental services provider Suez has announced that it has been awarded a contract to optimise the energy consumption of Muscat’s drinking water production and distribution system. The contract, awarded by Oman’s Public Authority for Water (Diam), will help in securing the 24/7 operation of the drinking water system, while cutting operating costs and conserving infrastructures. Using its Aquadvanced Energy software, Suez will carry out the modelling of the data collected from the"...

Oman LNG holds out hope for additional 4th train
December 10, 2019

MUSCAT, DEC 9 – Oman LNG is banking on its hugely successful revenue generating potential, which topped $3.5 billion last year, coupled with its laudable performance on the productivity, operations, safety and CSR fronts, to a make a compelling argument in support of its longstanding desire to see a fourth train added to its 3-train liquefaction complex at Qalhat. However, Oman LNG Chief Executive Officer Harib al Kitani (pictured) stressed that any decision to this effect would be essentially the prerogative of the company’s"...

South Africa woos tourists from Oman with innovative options
December 10, 2019

Muscat: More and more people in Oman are being encouraged to visit South Africa, with the country’s embassy in the Sultanate setting up awareness programmes to show people what they can expect to see there.

The embassy of South Africa in Oman recently held a tourism seminar in the country to promote the destination to people in Oman, so they will know which areas they will be able to visit when they land in the Rainbow Nation.

“South Africa has, in the last few years, been recognised across"...

AlilaJabalAkhdar appoints Karl Marshall as new GM
December 10, 2019

AlilaJabalAkhdar announced the appointment of Karl Marshall as the hotel’s new general manager.

Marshall joins the Alila family in JabalAkhdar with more than 17 years of experience at Hyatt. He has been with the Hyatt group since 2006 and after multiple sales and marketing and operations roles in Australia and Dubai, Marshall was appointed to the position of general manager at Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam in 2014, followed by Hyatt Regency Johannesburg"...

Sohar Port and Freezone signs lease agreement with Matrix Prime
December 10, 2019

Sohar Port and Freezone last week signed an agreement with Matrix Prime Logistics for the development of phase 2 of the warehousing project, which commenced its operations in 2018.

The agreement was signed by Omar Mahmood al Mahrizi, CEO of SoharFreezone, and Dawood al Rajhi and Dr Sahib Jasim, partners at Matrix Prime Logistics.

The phase 1 of Matrix Prime Logistics saw an"...

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