What Is ISO 9001:2015 & What Does Being Certified Mean?

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ISO 9001 was first published in 1987 and is an internationally recognised standard within any sector that specifies requirements for quality management systems (QMS.) Companies all over the world use this standard to demonstrate they are able to work according to the regulations within both of their services and products. ISO 9001 is an assessment…
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Al Manaratain Chairman, Maisan Al-Khamiri, Interviewed By CEO Magazine

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The Chairman of Al Manaratain, Maisan Al-Khamiri, was recently interviewed by CEO Magazine and talked about everything from his father, Al Manaratain’s founder, to his dreams of taking the company public. You can read the full interview on their website, but below are two short extracts from Maisan’s conversation with CEO Magazine: “When my father…
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What is the Importance Of Sand In Construction?

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We’re all used to seeing sand at the beach, however, did you know that the buildings you live and work in and the pavements that you walk on are all made up of sand? When we talk about sand in construction, we’re generally talking about material that is much coarser than the grains of sand…
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What Is the Difference Between Washed Sand & Silica Sand?

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To many of us, sand is simply sand, however, sand within construction has different uses within different circumstances. The most common types of sand used within construction is washed sand and silica sand. Now you may be wondering what the difference is, which is why we have outlined them below. Washed Sand ‘Washed’ refers to…
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Is Crushed Concrete Good For Driveways?

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Utilising crushed concrete comes with many different benefits. It’s not just a more affordable alternative to new aggregate it is also a very sustainable solution as it’s made from waste concrete that would otherwise end up in a landfill. If you are interested in the overall benefits of crushed concrete, why not take a look…
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5 Clever Ways Crushed Recycled Concrete Is Reused

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Al Manaratain is one of the top construction companies in Bahrain has been at the forefront of concrete manufacturing since 1959. Our goal has always been to improve and innovate within our industry, which is why Al Manaratain was one of the island’s first building material manufacturers to recycle used concrete by crushing it, which…
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13 Tips For Fire Safety In Construction

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Fire safety in construction is crucial when planning and managing a development project, with the obvious reason for this being so that nobody gets hurt. Fires have a significant risk in construction and are posed as being one of the 12 biggest risks in the health and safety of construction sites. Whether you have a…
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5 Important Benefits Of Crushed Recycled Concrete

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Disposing of any leftover concrete or building material after demolition or on completion of a remodel or new construction can be a time-consuming and difficult task to complete. With a worldwide restriction on depositing concrete rubble in landfills due to ongoing environmental concerns, the construction industry has looked to find ways of reusing leftover concrete…
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12 Of The Biggest Risks To Health & Safety In Construction

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The inherent risks to health and safety in construction often get forgotten as the sight of safety gear and warning signs becomes more and more common, but maintaining safety standards is of utmost importance no matter the size or scope of the project. Each different site will come with its own challenges and dangers and…
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