International Oman CSR Conference 2016
Salalah Methanol Company is a strategic partner in the International CSR Conference 2016 in cooperation with Regional CSR Network (Bahrain) and the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Salalah Branch).
The aim of this conference, exhibition and its accompanying workshops is to work towards further developing a CSR culture in Dhofar and to work closely with the public and civil society sectors as partners in sustainable community development towards a better future. SMCs involvement in this conference embodies its belief that CSR is a value & principle which is integrated within the company’s business ethics and its employees’ working culture.
CSR at SMC is more than a task, it is a culture that goes beyond business ethics to integrate Economical, Environmental and Social aspects.
SMC Celebrates 46th National Day
SMC celebrated the 46th National day at its headquarters in Salalah on Sunday the 20th of November. The event was attended by employees and dedicated to thanking His Majesty on his prosperous reign and his wise leadership.
The buildings were decorated with streamers of the national colours and national flags. The celebrations commenced with a speech by Awadh Al Shanfari, SMCs Managing Director. The event consisted of multiple activities including quizzes, poetry, songs, and local dances performed and enjoyed by Omani and non-Omani employees. Read More
SMC achieved a new milestone by producing 7 Million MT of methanol as of 18th October 2016, within a period of 7 years of operations. This new milestone aligns with the Company's efforts to translate the objectives of Oman Oil Company, in developing and investing profitable businesses within Oman and internationally maximizing value from Oman's resources. Read More
SMC Conducts Its First Major Firefighting and Evacuation Exercise
On Wednesday the 5th of October, SMC conducted its first major firefighting and evacuation exercise with its mutual aid partners, PACDA, Port of Salalah, OCTAL and ORPIC. The major incident exercise focused on firefighting scenario with multiple casualties and lasted about 1 hour.
The main purpose of such safety practices prepare first responders in the event of future emergency situation. This exercise also comes as part of the continuing effort to improve joint cooperation with SMCs mutual aid partners, which also involved them bringing additional resources in the exercise. The exercise also covered a briefing of the scenario the day before, safety and security briefing of all participants, and several thorough debriefings following the exercise to identify lessons learned for future improvement. Many thanks go out to all those involved in the exercise from SMC and the external participants.