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Oman’s tender board assigns tenders and works of $278m

Among the most important works that the council agreed to assign and approve is the rehabilitation of the southern runway and air corridors of Muscat International Airport, at a value of $54.5m (OMR21m), removal of demolition waste from the Al Batinah Coastal Road – Phase II, at a value of $18.96m (OMR7.3m), providing catering and food services, cleaning services, laundry and pest control services, Oman News Agency reported.

Also, it included additional works on the tender for the dual-road project Adam – Thumrait (Part One) worth OMR5.9m ($15.3m), additional works on the tender for the duality of the Hebrew road, the second phase will be transferred at a cost of $7.7m (OMR3m), additional work on providing design and supervision consultancy services  on the project to raise the efficiency of the Sinaw-Mahut-Duqm road, with a value of $2.6m (OMR1m).

Furthermore, it included additional works on the tender for the road construction project Al Batinah Expressway (Package 4) to create links that connect the highway Al Batinah Al-Qaim Road and the villages on both sides of the road. It also included the additional works on the tender for the road construction project Al-Obeila – Al-Fayyad in Al Buraimi Governorate.

Majid Al Futtaim opens LEED-certified 140,000m2 Mall of Oman in Muscat

The LEED Platinum-certified mall combines a selection of curated stores that offer options across retail, leisure, entertainment, and dining.

Mall of Oman in Muscat hosts the Sultanate’s largest VOX Cinemas — complete with 15 screens — as well as the only IMAX experience in Oman, the first GOLD experience in Oman, and the largest Magic Planet in the country, and a 9,000m2 Carrefour Hypermarket.

Mall of Oman features 80% of gross leasable area, and is set to welcome over 300 additional retail outlets in the coming months.

In addition, the mall has unveiled a 1,000 plus seater food court.

The mall will launch the largest indoor snow park in the Sultanate next year, spanning over 14,000m2.

The mall will boost the local economy by creating 3,500 jobs. As part of its economic contribution to the country, Majid Al Futtaim will also support with the upskilling of Omani nationals.


Oman’s Madayn establishes its Digital Project Management Office

Madayn’s Digital PMO embodies cooperation between Madayn’s Digital Transformation Project and Tamkin Digital Transformation Company.

Commenting on this, Houda Al Battashi, Director of Madayn’s Digital Transformation Project, stated that Madayn aims through the Digital PMO to meet the needs of digital transformation strategy by accelerating the implementation of initiatives adopted in the strategy. “The PMO will supervise and participate in the implementation of these initiatives, and outline procedures related to timeframe, financial cost, and project scope and standards,” Al Battashi said.

She added: “Project management embodies an effective solution in the operations of an organisation, taking into account that project management ensures the effectiveness of planning, implementation, and monitoring of projects.”