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  • Maple Leaf places $80m plant order

    KARACHI: Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd has given an order to Danish firm FLSmidth for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a complete cement production line with a daily capacity of 7,300 tonnes...

    “The project is expected to begin trial production in February 2019,” the MLCF company secretary said in the statement...

  • No land to be acquired for metro train project

    LAHORE: Pakistani and Chinese authorities have completed negotiations on 27km long Orange Line Metro Train project in Lahore from Ali Town (Raiwind Road) to Dera Gujjaran (Ring Road) via Multan Road...

    The entire project would be elevated except a small stretch while crossing The Mall that would be underground and there would be almost no land acquisition involved in the project that would be completed within 27 months, CM’s advisor...

  • Notices to Punjab govt, others on plea against metro train project

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Punjab government, planning and development commission, departments of environment and archeology and Nespak on a writ petition of civil society organisations challenging Orange Line Metro Train Project...

    The petitioners pointed out that the Rs365 billion project was not approved by the Punjab Assembly...

  • Metro train project: CM urged to spare PU teachers’ land

    LAHORE: The Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) has appealed to Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to order the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to spare PU housing society land for the depot of Metro Orange Train and use thousands of kanal alternative land available nearby...

    Lahore Transport Company Chairman Khwaja Ahmed Hassaan had on June 11 telephonically addressed a PUASA meeting and assured teachers that their...

  • Call for steps to mitigate impact of metro train project

    LAHORE: The Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project (Ali Town–Dera Gujran) will have both positive and negative impacts during the construction and operational phases and the experts have recommended measures to mitigate the negative impacts...

    During field surveys completed by the National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak) in the wake of the recently issued Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report on the project, the experts...

  • Metro train project: LDA to deposit Rs13.17bn after property assessment

    LAHORE: The District Price Assessment Committee (DPAC) has almost worked out the total cost of private residential and commercial land/property to be acquired for the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project, urging the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to deposit over Rs13...

    “If anyone sees any problem with the per marla cost/assessment of his/her property, he/she can challenge this by submitting applications before the quarters...

  • Metro train project: Now affected villagers turn violent

    LAHORE: A number of villagers, including women and children, forcibly stopped work on the Orange Line Metro Train project on Sunday in Kotli Ghassi area near the Quaid-i-Azam interchange (Dera Gujran)...

    Project director/LDA chief engineer Asrar Saeed rejected the protesters’ stance, saying the government had already offered them better rates than the DC ones...

  • PMU set up for Orange Line metro train project execution rendered ‘non-functional’

    LAHORE: A Project Management Unit (PMU) which had been established to oversee the implementation of the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train scheme has virtually become non-functional after all of its key staff members, including the project coordinator and four progress officers, have either resigned or their contract period that ended on Aug 31 was not extended...

    The PMU was established on the directives of the last PML-N’s Punjab...

  • Lahore metro train: China prefers monitoring of its own

    LAHORE: A joint venture of the China Railways (CR) and Norinko has informed the Lahore Development Authority that it will monitor the construction work (structure) to ensure international quality standards while executing the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project...

    The CR-Norinko will soon send its own consultant firm to Lahore, Dawn learnt...

  • Construction on Lahore's Orange Line Metro Train to be suspended: LHC

    LAHORE: A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday ordered the suspension of construction on the multi-billion dollar Orange Line Metro Train within 200 feet of 11 heritage sites...

    The bench comprising Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh and Justice Shahid Karim in today's hearing of a petition filed by civil society activist Kamil Khan Mumtaz set aside earlier No-Objection Certificates (NOC) for the project and all addendum...

  • First train of Orange Line project unveiled in Lahore

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday unveiled the first train of the Orange Line Metro Train Project (OLMTP), regarded as vital by the ruling PML-N to retain its vote bank in the province...

    The Punjab government plans to bring it into operation in December, although 25 per cent of work is still incomplete due to litigation over the train route’s proximity to some historical places...

  • SC appoints panel of experts for Lahore train project

    ISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Friday appoin­ted a two-man commission of experts for re-verification of the environmental assessment reports on the Rs45 billion Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project of Lahore...

    The court had taken up four separate but identical petitions moved by the Punjab government, Lahore Development Authority, Punjab Mass Transit Autho­rity and National Engi­neering Services Pakistan (Nespak), filed against...

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