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1/12/2018

PACT SIGNED BETWEEN GMU GROUP & PORT OF DUQM

GMU Group which have a long track record in producing and exporting cement, in partnership with Padir Iranian Industrial Company, is setting up a Cement Packing Plant in Duqm Port, Oman. The pact was signed between the Chairman Mehdi Borhani and the CEO at Port of Duqm Reggy Vermeulen in Nov 2017, in order to establish Duqm Cement Packing Plant and facilitate supplying the Oman market and neighboring countries with bagged and bulk cement. On the seashore of the highly strategic Port of Duqm and with a daily production capacity of 4500 mt, the plant will be able to provide the local market and north and east African Countries with a more competitive price.

12/13/2017

DURAT ANNOUNCED APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO

DURAT is pleased to announce the appointment of Eng. Richard Nero as CEO. A registered professional engineer qualified in the Civil, Mechanical and Industrial disciplines, Richard Nero was a top senior manager in Technique LLC, a multi-product trading, engineering and service company and has succeeded Eng. Nasser Al Hashar; one of the founders and the Vice Chairman of DURAT. Restructuring the organizational chart and defining clear cut procedures, reinforcement of the finance team, improving efficiency of the executive team, improving productivity at sites and progress at projects are amongst Mr. Nero’s priorities to address as the Durat board resolution clarified.

12/1/2017

DURAT & GMU SET UP DOM: A SHOWROOM FOR BUILDING MATERIALS & HOME FURNITURE

DOM building material & home furniture is raised from a long journey of Gulf Muscat United LLC (GMU) and Durat Al Sahil Services & Trade LLC (DASCO) activity in the Sultanate of Oman. DOM is the trading arm of the GMU Group; and has been started to promote new products with high quality and reasonable prices in the Oman marketplace. The product portfolio of DOM includes Luxury Sanitary ware, Ceramic Wall & Floor Tiles, parquet Flooring, Elegant Curtains, Wallpapers, Window Blinds, Chandeliers, Carpets, Home Decors, hardware Tools, Ceiling, Doors, Paints, Decorative paints, Wall panels, Garden & outdoor Furniture, Garden Accessories, Gazebos, pergolas, Modular Kitchens and many more building materials and home interior products. DOM offers more than 5,000 products in its first showroom at Maabelah Jonubiah. The board have appointed Mr Peyman Mokhtarzadeh as the general manager of DOM.

4/12/2016

DURAT & GMU LAUNCHED THE SMARTEST OFFICE COMPLEX IN THE SULTANATE, ITOWER

In an exclusive VIP launch and signing ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat, the property development and investment company Gulf Muscat United and Construction Company Durat Al Sahil have launched sales for office and retail space within Oman’s smartest office complex, the ‘iTower’.

Located in the Bausher area of Muscat, and in close proximity to Muscat Grand Mall, the seven floor iTower is poised to be Oman’s smartest and most energy efficient business hub when completed in early 2018, setting new standards for sustainability and environmental responsibility.

The iconic development incorporates 70 business offices ranging in size from 45 sqm to 1,550 sqm, three levels of underground car parking, in addition to showroom and shops on the ground floor. 

2/22/2016

AN UNRIVALLED TEAM

GMU, L&V, DURAT and now Better Homes! The team is absolutely unrivalled.
To sign the agreement, Mehdi Borhani and Glenn Meek alongside their teams met in GMU headquarter on Sunday Feb 22. 
Better Homes is a region’s premier real estate company with more than two decades of expertise in the Middle East and a leading company in Oman. 
GMU, a company which owns and develops real estate in Oman and doing business on land construction & development among other activities, is currently developing a commercial building in central Muscat, opposite to Grand Mall. 
The project is going to make the most iconic building in the city so the company has appointed this qualified and experienced real estate marketing company as its exclusive agent. 
 

2/11/2016

THE MOU SIGNED BETWEEN CCE AND GMU COVERS RECRUITMENT AND STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

The MoU signed between Caledonian College of Engineering and Gulf Muscat United covers recruitment and student internships and explores training, research and development opportunities in the field of engineering and allied fields.
“This MoU will go a long way in our efforts to attract young and talented Omani engineers to build a sustainable future for our operations in Oman." Mehdi Borhani, chairman of the Gulf Muscat United and Durat Al Sahil said.
"We really appreciate your collaboration and the willingness to partner with us to ensure a practical exposure, which is necessary for the academic curriculum." Balushi, Dean of Caledonian College of Engineering said.

11/16/2015

CONGRATULATIONS TO HIS MAJESTY SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID AND THE PEOPLE OF OMAN ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF THE 45TH NATIONAL DAY.

Greetings  to                                                                    45th NATIONAL   DAY,2015.

His Majesty  Sultan  Qaboos  Bin  Said

And  the  people of Oman  on the  joyous occasion of the 45th National DAY.

Gulf Muscat United is proud to measure its own success by its contribution to the nations steady progress towards its goals. Side by side with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos vision, contributing to the growth of the National economy and building safer communities, GMU is proud to be an active participant in Oman’s progress towards Bright future.

 

Mehdi  Borhani

 

11/1/2015

MEETING WITH OMAN MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS H.E. AHMED BIN MOHAMMED BIN SALIM AL FUTAISI ON FIRST OF NOVEMBER

 
During the meeting held on first of November 2015 between H.E. Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim al Futaisi (Minister of Transport and Communications), Mehdi Borhani (Chairman) and Sheikh Nasser Al Hashar (Vice Chairman) .
It was discussed that Durat Al Sahil is ready to execute Railway, Highway, Roads and infrastructure ( Tunnel, Bridge, Viaduct  and etc,) projects with the co-operation of two international giants COPASA from Spain and Nimrokh from Iran.
Mr. Mehdi Borhani also added that Durat al Sahil is interested in setting up a very advance production facility to cater the upcoming rail projects in the Sultanate of Oman.
H.E shown his interest in all the points discussed during the meeting.
 
 

10/14/2015

EXCLUSIVE JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT IN SULTANATE OF OMAN SIGNED BETWEEN DURAT AL SAHIL & COPASA (SPAIN)

We have signed an exclusive JV agreement to participate in construction projects especially like Railway, Road, Water work and General construction.

COPASA is one of the leader Spanish construction companies which has technical experience to excuse Roadworks, Roads, Rail Works, Construction Works, Water Works, Water Treatment Works, Waste Treatment Works , General Construction Works and Services.

10/5/2015

COLLABORATION WITH SEAMAK GROUP (INDIA) BAGGED OUR FIRST SEWAGE TREATMENT PROJECT

In a major breakthrough, we in collaboration with SEAMAK Group (India) bagged our first Sewage Treatment Project. Project is 600KLD capacity for Royal Oman Police. This is a testament to our diversification strategy.

About his new project which is in its preparatory phase.
Since january, a team of European Experts, under the direct supervision of the CEO has been working on creation of a synergetic corporation which consists of some of the largest companies in the region. The team is recently working on criteria upon which partners will be selected.

9/20/2015
6/26/2014

GMU TOOK ON THE POSITION OF KTT’S EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR

KATHREIN TechnoTrend GmbHa leading developer and manufacturer of digital receivers for TV network providers and platform operators and a provider of OTT turn-key projects, and GMU, as a telecommunication operator providing TV services, sat again and signed a Sales Support Agreement. Further to a long negotiation process, the CEOs, Mehdi Borhani and Warner Saalfrank, met in Cologne, Germany and established their business relationship.

3/3/2014

EXCLUSIVE DEALERSHIP FOR RUUD BRAND OF AIR CONDITIONERS

Durat Al Sahil has the exclusive Dealership for RUUD brand of AIR CONDITIONERS. RUUD is a 100 years old American brand and has its presence Across the Globe.
RUUD has 20 manufacturing and 7 R&D facilities round the Globe. RUUD manufacture Air conditioners from 1TR to 55 TR, RUUD machine are designed to handle the harsh conditions of every region on the Earth.
RUUD is certified by ASHRAE and possess many international accreditations and certifications.
To cater Oman market for RUUD brand, Durat is equipped with a dedicated team of professionals, and an exclusive after sales service division with trained and qualified service engineers, supervisors and technicians.