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  • Govt tells LHC about legislation on polythene bags, opposes abrupt ban

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has told the Lahore High Court (LHC) that legislation is in the pipeline to control manufacturing, import and use of polythene bags; however, it opposed the sudden ban on such bags...

    “A sudden ban on the polythene bags could lead to industrial and economic crisis,” said Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar on Tuesday before a three-judge bench hearing public interest petitions challenging the...

  • Polythene bags draft act: Panel told to take stakeholders on board

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has directed a provincial government’s committee to consider objections and suggestions of all stakeholders before finalising the draft of Punjab Regulation of the Polythene Bags Act 2019, which is going to regulate the manufacture, sale and use of plastic bags...

    The secretary implementation & coordination will hold a consultative workshop on the draft of the Act by notifying all members of the...

  • SHC stays allotment of 21,000 forest acres for industries

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the provincial authorities from allotting over 21,000 acres of forest land in Sujawal and other districts for industrial purposes and from dispossessing the farmers from there...

    A two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Faisal Arab was hearing a petition of Basharat Ali and others, the farmers living on the forest land
  • Centre has assured Sindh of no gas outage for industries, Qaim tells SITE body

    However, we are exploring the ways and means to hand over the collected amount to SITE Limited for development of the infrastructure of SITE area,” he said and directed Industries Secretary Ms Shazia to float a summary for the purpose...

    The meeting was attended by Qasim Siraj Teli, Zubair Motiwala, Principal Secretary to CM Alamuddin Bullo, Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqi, Industries Secretary Shazia, Local Government Secretary...

  • Efficient use of water by industries stressed

    LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) in collaboration with Cleaner Production Institute (CPI) organised a training workshop on Best Water Management Practices (BWMPs) for leather industries at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)...

    The workshop was part of WWF-Pakistan’s European Union-funded project ‘City-wide Partnership for Sustainable Water Use and Water Stewardship in SMEs in Lahore,...

  • Hospitals, industries violating environmental laws

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan told the Senate on Thursday that both hospitals and industries were violating environmental laws on the safe disposal of hazardous waste...

    “There are gaps as far as compliance is concerned both by hospitals and industries...

  • ‘Plastic is mother of all industries’

    Tufail, President of The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), while inaugurating a three day PakPlas 2017 exhibition of plastic machinery, equipment, raw material and technology at the Expo Centre Karachi on Friday...

    Everything like auto parts, aeroplanes and household utensils are made with plastic, the plastic industry would grow fast in the coming years due to the China - Pakistan Economic Corridor...

  • PHC stays recovery of gas cess from industries

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday stayed the recovery of arrears on account of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) from around 450 CNG stations and industrial units by the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) for the period for which the superior courts had declared the levy of such cess illegal...

    After holding a preliminary hearing into six almost identical petitions, a bench comprising Chief Justice Mazhar...
  • Auto, aerospace industries warm to 3D printing

    EDEN PRAIRIE: New 3D printing technology unveiled this week sharply increases the size of objects that can be produced, offering new possibilities to remake manufacturing in the auto, aerospace and other major industries...

    Stratasys says the applications of the robotic technology are broad and could also be utilised in the oil and medical equipment industries...

  • Rs1.5bn package for reviving Bara industries welcomed

    Expressing his satisfaction over restoration of peace in the terrorism-affected Bara sub-division, Haji Tibat Shah, a power loom owner, told Dawn that all the five clusters of silk industries, including Karegar Garhai, Sultan Garhai, Malak Garhai, Nasir Garhai and Zulfiqar Garhai, were now secured as the security forces and local Khasadar and Levies force had established various checkposts there...

  • Gas supply to industries in Punjab, KP curtailed

    LAHORE: The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) curtailed on Tuesday gas supply to industries in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa following a shortfall of about 500mmcfd (million cubic feet per day) in domestic and commercial sectors against a total demand of 2,500mmcfd in the two provinces...

    And we have told them clearly to shift to RLNG/LNG like other industries or use any other alternative fuel during winter,” he explained......

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