Cost of Nai Gaj dam increased to Rs47.723bn

The 2nd revised PC-1 of Nai Gaj Dam in District Dadu, Sindh has put the cost of the project at Rs47.723bn. The 1st PC-1 of the project in 2009 had estimated the cost of the project to be Rs16.924 billion. The 1st revised PC-1 of the project increased the cost of the project to Rs26.236 […]

KE gets Licence to build and operate RLNG pipeline

K-Electric has received the licence to build and operate a gas pipeline that will supply Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) to an upcoming RLNG-based 900 MW BQPS-III power plant. Under the license KE will undertake regulated activity related to construction and operation of 14-inch diameter x 2.4 kilometer natural gas pipeline along with ancillary/connected facilities […]

Cement sector showed growth in December 2020

The new statistics published by the cement sector depicts a growth of 11.18 percent in December 2020. In comparison to the previous year, the total cement despatches during December 2020 were registered at 4.788 million tons against 4.306 million tons. The local cement despatches in the month of December 2020 has increased to 4.154 million […]

Key interventions of the Knowledge Economy Initiative in planning

Engineering Post Report Number of key interventions and progammes as part of the Knowledge Economy Initiative are either in the planning and implementation stages in different parts of the country during current financial year to further promote information and communication technologies. Important projects in this regard in brief are as follows; An all-encompassing feasibility study […]

No more coal based power plants in Pakistan

Engineering Post Report The federal government has taken a very appreciable policy of not to have coal-based power plants, local or imported, any more as the country’s positive step towards elimination of air pollution and climate change. Accordingly, all coal based power based plants will be transformed into hydropower plants. Two coal-based power plants with […]

Industrial sector gradually picking up pace despite second wave of COVID-19

Engineering Post Report Pakistan’s industrial sector is the second largest  sector after Services which  contributed around 20 per cent of share to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) during 2018-19 prior to pandemic  of Corona Virus attacked the country like other countries around the world in March 2020. However, it is good to note that following number […]

Industries and Production Division pursuing ongoing schemes

Engineering Post Report Industries and Production Division of the Federal Government is neither initiating or launching any new scheme during current financial year. It is only implementing and executing only 13  ongoing schemes in phased manner, at least three  of them are lingering on for nine years. Ongoing schemes  include Business Skill Development Centre for […]

Production of cement increased more than three times during last 20 years

Engineering Post Report Production of cement in the country increased more than three times during last 20 years indicating accelerated construction activities. According to the information,  country was producing 9672 thousand tons in 2000-21 which  increased to 16353 thousand tons  in five years in 2004-05 further to 31358 thousand tons in 2009-10, to 32185 thousand […]

Environment friendly alternative to traditional refrigerants

Crescent Corp and Honeywell Supplies SOLSTICE® N40 (R-448A) to Metro Supermarket in Multan Crescent Corporation is distributing Honeywell Refrigerants in Pakistan for the last 15 years and captures maximum market share of in Pakistan. Crescent Corporation is leading the market by introducing latest energy efficient solutions in Pakistan. The supply of Honeywell Refrigerant N40 to […]

Tarbela 4th Extension benefits twice the capital cost: World Bank

The World Bank is all praise for the successful implementation and effective operation of the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project, completed in 2018 in a phased manner. This has been acknowledged in the World Bank Implementation Support Mission Aide Memoire, recently shared with the Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Energy – Power Division […]

Pakistan HVACR Society Inaugurates New Chapter at Faisalabad

Pakistan HVACR society has achieved a new milestone under its current leadership. After 21 years the Pakistan HVACR society has announced a new chapter office in Faisalabad. Faisalabad adds up to the 4th Chapter office in of the society in the country. Engr. Khurram R. Malik President Pakistan HVACR society inaugurated the chapter office in […]