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Newmont Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Eighth Consecutive Year
September 17, 2014

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the eighth consecutive year. This year, the DJSI World – one of the most highly regarded sustainability indices – includes 319 global companies identified as leaders in the areas of sustainable economic, environmental and social performance. Newmont was the first gold company named to the index in 2007, and has been included on the DJSI North America Index every year since 2006.


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Crocs Reinvents Comfort with ColorLiteTM Material A softer, lighter, more colorful, more ‘Crocs’ kind of leather
September 17, 2014

Once in a while, something comes along that shakes up the way we think about fashion. Just like our iconic clogs revolutionized comfortable footwear, the new ColorLiteTM collection from Crocs is softer, lighter more comfortable than anything else! Building on the success of our celebrated CrosliteTM technology which infuses comfort and lightness into your every step, introducing new ColorLiteTM material that looks like leather and feels like heaven. Inspired by the paper-folding art of Origami, each shoe is innovatively cut"...

Control, automation and IT industry event to include experts and department heads from PDO, Daleel, OGC and Oman Data Park
September 17, 2014

International and regional control, automation and IT experts are due to meet at Oman’s only SCADA event in October 2014.


SCADA Conference, 2 days dedicated to covering critical network security issues related to securing systems against evolving cyber security threats and creating centralised networks to achieve additional functionality and interoperability to enhance"...


Sohar Islamic Launch New SMS Alert Service
September 17, 2014
Banking excellence through the practical use of technology has been a hallmark of Sohar Islamic since its launch over a year ago. Sohar Islamic is now pleased to announce the launch of its new SMS alert service that allows customers to stay permanently connected with the Bank while on the move,linking the customer’s account directlyto their designated mobile phone number.


Commenting on the launch, Mr. Mohammad Haris, AGM of Sohar Islamic said, “Sohar Islamic has always been dedicated towards the development"...

Sunny days ahead for Oman-Taiwan trade ties, says visiting ministry official
September 17, 2014
Taiwan is the second-largest producer of solar cells in the world and there is huge potential for cooperation between Taiwan and Oman in this technology and other sectors as well, said a Taiwanese official.

Relations between the two countries have always been cordial and Taiwan believes that the Sultanate is one of the most important countries in this region, Azmi Chang, a Foreign Ministry official told reporters here on Monday.

Chang, who is the consul general in the Home Assignment Department of West Asian and African"...
9 firms in race for Musandam road PMC contract
September 17, 2014

As many as nine local and international companies have submitted technical offers for project management consultancy (PMC) services to 'design, build and operate' section 2 of the Diba-Lima-Khasab road project, in Musandam.


The Ministry of Transport and Communications floated the tender in May this year when 20 companies evinced interest in the project. The tender was"...

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