Apr 29 2012
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$78bn projects in pipeline
The new plan foresees $78 billion of expenditure, representing an increase of 113 per cent over the last five-year plan. The major infrastructure projects coming up include the Oman National Railway, Muscat's Port Sultan Qaboos conversion into a full-fledged tourism hub, transport and airport development projects, Duqm development project, medical cities, waste management, tourism and residential projects.
To cater to these requirements, the exhibition will focus on construction requirement, infrastructure projects, power and water technologies, renewable energy and environment, heavy equipment and technology, transportation and logistics, industrial equipment and other development projects. Special sections include, affordable housing, interior design and building materials.
He said the event is also meant to provide local and international companies the opportunity to introduce a range of their products, equipment, technologies and services to their target clients -- the decision makers and top officials of companies in Oman's vibrant building and construction industry. The construction intelligence partners include Ventures Onsite, Oman Projects, MiddleEast Tenders, BNC Network and Zawya.
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