A new cement plant in Buraimi Governorate in Oman is expected to be brought into operation before the end of this year, Oman Observer has reported. Al Madina Cement Company, the Sultanate’s third cement producer – after Oman Cement Company in Muscat Governorate and Raysut Cement Company in Dhofar Governorate – is preparing to commission its integrated facility ahead of its commercial launch later this year, according to a company official.