Wind Power Project, Chinese group to invest $1.5bn

One of the China’s top construction machinery manufacturers, SANY Group, plans to invest $1.5 billion in the development of wind energy in Punjab. SANY Group together with the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade is looking for the suitable sites for establishing wind energy farms. SANY Group is the fifth largest construction machinery producer in […]

Used Generators & Engines vs. New

A wide range of new and used generators and engines are available to potential buyers in the market today.  The buying cycle typically starts out with identifying a need (i.e. to power heavy equipment, provide emergency backup, prime or standby power, etc.), then performing research and analysis to determine what your specifications and requirements are.  After […]

Solid waste management Chinese interested to invest in Punjab

Around 200 heads and representatives of Chinese companies participated in a road-show held in Beijing in end July and showed their keen interest in investment opportunities offered by Punjab government in solid waste management program in urban and rural areas. The road-show jointly organised by the Punjab government and Pakistan Embassy in Beijing was attended […]

Sindh Dev spending ‘up 17% in 5 years

KARACHI: Actual expenditure incurred by Sindh government in development sector grew by an average of nearly 17% during last five years, according to an official document published by Sindh’s Finance Ministry. This growth was described as quite significant and spelled out provincial government’s active engagement in development activities, said the ministry. Compared to this, growth […]

Russians to set up oil refinery in Kohat

A delegation of Russian investors from Inter Rao Engineering & HIMMASH APPARAT, a leading EPCC contractor through local partners ORPHEUS, have all joined and engaged in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil & Gas Company Limited (KPOGCL) for establishment of medium size refinery in district Kohat to enhance activities in oil & […]

Rail communication project KP and Chinese company inks MoU

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak said the provincial government is focusing on investment facilitation in the diversified advantages of the province. “The province offers tremendous potential and avenues for investment” but unfortunately none explored and exploited its advantages to make the base for the prosperous and developed Pakhtunkhwa, he added. He was talking to […]

Philips Lighting for smart innovation

Philips Lighting continues to push the boundaries of LED lighting innovations at the 8th IEEEP Trade fair and Conference took place August 1 through 3, 2017 in Expo Center Karachi. The company has introduced new offerings designed to help reduce energy and operating costs, improve eye comfort and space utilization, and deliver value that goes […]

PESCO planned 38 grid stations in 5 years

On the occasion of visit of participants of different Power Distribution Companies of 134th Junior Management Course of Wapda Staff College Islamabad to PESCO headquarter, Chief Engineer Project Management Unit Muhammad Akbar Khan revealed that during the next five years, 38 new grid stations will be constructed while the capacity of 9 grid stations of […]

Building Codes PEC signs agreement with ICC to update

The International Code Council (ICC) signed an agreement with the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) to support their efforts to update the Building Code of Pakistan. This agreement grants PEC the ability to use ICC’s 2015 International Building Code, International Zoning Code and International Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities to modernize Pakistan’s building code. The […]

Orange Line Metro Train Fully automatic, needs no driver

Using a commercial speed of 35km per hour for covering the end to end journey in only 45 minutes, Lahore Orange Line Metro Train will be fully automatic which will operate without a driver. Khawaja Ahmad Haassan, Chairman of the steering committee for project disclosed this during the weekly progress review meeting held in mid-August. […]

OLMT 20 stations handed over to Chinese contractor

Out of the 24 elevated stations of Lahore Orange Line Metro Train, Grey structures of 20 have been handed over to Chinese contractor CR-NORINCO for electrical and mechanical works and track laying. Khawaja Ahmad Haassan, chairman of the steering committee for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project (LOMTP), disclosed this during a weekly progress review […]

Nawabshah SITE awaits investors

KARACHI: Industrial estate in Benazirabad (previously Nawabshah), though equipped with all basic infrastructure and facilities — has been awaiting investors for over 22 years as they prefer Karachi despite its abnormally high land prices. A study of industrial land rates in Sindh reveals that price in other towns ranges between Rs0.3 million to Rs0.4m per […]