Our History

Almanaratain’s history goes way back since 1959 when the company was established by Mr. Ali Yousif Hassan as a small manual block factory and crusher plant. In this 50+ years we have grown today as the leaders in Concrete products manufacturing covering the entire range with our factory and operations in Kingdom of Bahrain and Saudi arabia.

    • The company was established in 1959 by Mr. Ali Yousif Hassan as a small manual block factory and crusher plant. The factory was sited behind Khamis mosque, and the Crusher plant near Isa Town.
    • In 1962, he expanded the capacity of the crusher plant and made the block factory semi-automatic. The factory was known as Ali Al Shaab factory, and the Company was given the name of AL MANARATAIN, meaning two minarets. In the late 60’s the factory was relocated to Tashan. By this time, Al Manaratain captured major market share of the concrete products through quality products and services.

    • During 1970, Mr. Ali increased the production capacity by introducing an additional nine egg layer block machine to cope up with the booming market demand.
    • In 1978 an aggregate washing plant was introduced in Salamabad, and subsequently relocated to Eker and the crusher plant was relocated to Hafeera in 1980.

    • During 1980, Mr. Maisan Ali Al Khamiri, son of Mr. Ali, after his higher studies from Lebanon and the United Kingdom, took part in the key role and made the company a modernized one.
    • In 1982 two fully automated block and paving factory were installed at our Tashan site. To maintain and ensure the quality of our products, in 1984, we setup a quality control department with modernized laboratory and commissioned a new sand washing plant.

    • In 1986 he built a factory to manufacture reconstituted stone.
    • In 1992, a fully automatic block and paving plant and a precast slab and T-Beam factory were commissioned at our Eker site. In 1994, AL MANARATAIN ready-mix concrete and pre-cast flooring system were introduced to the market, thereby completing the ‘In-house’ product range.

    • In 2002 January, the company obtained ISO 9001 : 2000 certification – the globally recognized quality system, for the production of concrete blocks, interlocking paving, reconstituted stone, pre-cast concrete, ready mix concrete, washed sand and crusher products.
    • In the last 5 years the Company has expanded the production capacity by introducing new plants for pavers, blocks, hollow core precast, ready mix, washed sand, crushing and screening. Also Infrastructural improvements in chiller and ice plant, water settling plant, filter press plant, block cranes, mobile cranes, pumps, transit mixers, etc.

    • In 2010 the Company expanded the operation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia market, establishing manufacturing unit in Dammam 2nd Industrial Area with modern machines for concrete block and paver, kerb stone, hydraulic press, shot blast and artificial stone.
    • In 2011 we have introduced light gauge steel structure smart building system from FrameCAD, New Zealand, which is a fast, reliable, highly repeatable, high quality and profitable construction option.

    • Now, the company developed dynamically under the leadership of Mr. Ali Yousif Hassan as Chairman and Mr. Maisan Ali Al Khamiri as Managing Director. AL MANARATAIN is a dynamic, forward-looking Company, willing to develop into any field within the concrete industry.