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    Used Oil Recycling Plant In Pakistan Lahore

  • Plant, plant and plant some more

    There is much to do to mitigate the disastrous effects of future heatwaves in our cities and — as Pakistan currently ranks number eight in countries to be most affected by ‘Climate change’ — in all other urban and rural areas of our climatically diverse country too...

    Please discuss your exact requirements, size of planting / growing area, anticipated spread of tree roots / branches with your selected nursery so that you plant a...

  • Battery recycling workshops contributing to environmental lead: KU study

    KARACHI: Highlighting high levels of lead concentration in roadside dust and plants and its harmful impact on health and environment, a recent study has described battery recycling workshops as a major contributor to environmental lead and suggested their removal from densely-populated areas...

    Titled Lead concentration in urban dust and leaves of street plants, Karachi, the study was jointly conducted by the Institute of...

  • Recycling water

    THE severe water shortage in Karachi, particularly in DHA, has necessitated the recycling of water and I have done this in my home...

    I have successfully altered the plumbing in the bathrooms of my house so that the washbasin drain water is used for flushing, thereby saving several gallons of fresh water per bathroom per day...

  • India gold recycling plan fails to tempt households

    India's ambitious plan to recycle thousands of tonnes of gold lying idle in temples and households looks to have foundered on concerns over high costs and slight returns, in a blow to government hopes of cutting imports of the metal...

    After 16 months, temples and households have turned over just seven tonnes of gold out of the 24,000 tonnes believed to be in private hands, two industry sources and a government official said, with almost...
  • China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

    ALBANY: The halt on China’s imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted US recycling programmes has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables...

    “It’s a very good moment for recycling in the United States,” said Neil Seldman, co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, a Washington-based organisation that helps cities improve recycling programmes...

  • Planning Commission used as rubber stamp for Lahore project: official

    ISLAMABAD: The Planning Commission raised a number of serious objections against a key project for Lahore worth over Rs165 billion, but could not secure any change in it before its approval, sources said...

    The 27km Lahore Orange Line Metro Train is a brainchild of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and the authorities signed its contract with Chinese contractors during the recent visit to Pakistan of Chinese President Xi Jinping even...

  • Yuan to be used for oil trade

    THE decision by Gazprom Neft, Russia’s third-largest oil producer, to use renminbi for trade settlement may prompt more Russian firms to follow suit, experts said last Wednesday...

    Gao Jian, an oil analyst at Sublime China Information, a Chinese commodity consultancy, said China is actively promoting internationalisation of renminbi in global trading and the energy sector can be a breakthrough...

  • PFA to crack down on eateries selling used oil

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will crack down on the food establishments that will not stop sale of used cooking oil to unauthorised persons/firms by April 15...

    Eateries including major food chains are allegedly involved in selling used cooking oil to some people who recycle it and further sell it to vendors who use it for cooking or frying food items...

  • Qatari royal inaugurates power plant in Karachi after separate meetings with Sharifs in Lahore

    Qatari royal Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani on Wednesday inaugurated a power plant at Port Qasim in Karachi along with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, DawnNews reported...

    Unit-1 of the 1320 megawatt Port Qasim coal-fired power plant project, which is expected to generate 600mw of energy, has been jointly sponsored by Chinese and Qatari firms, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Plant trees, save Lahore

    LAHORE: To address an increase in air pollution, the Lahore Conservation Society/Lahore Bachao Tehreek (LCS) has arranged various tree plantation drives in the past...

    Shedding light on the purpose of the project, Wardah Rafaqat, a core team member said: “A lot of people know that air pollution is increasing in Lahore...

  • Hascol to build Rs1.8bn lube oil blending plant

    KARACHI: The board of directors of Hascol Petroleum Limited (Hascol) has approved a lube oil blending and grease plant worth Rs1...

    In a notice sent to Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), the company said land measuring approximately six acres has also been acquired at Port Qasim for the blending plant in collaboration with FUCHS-Germany...

  • New approaches being used with Pakistan, India over Afghan issue: US

    WASHINGTON: The United States is working on new approaches with India and Pakistan for promoting stability and reconciliation in Afghanis­tan, says the State Department...

    “Our approach to South Asia, and specifically Afghanistan, means new approaches with India and Pakistan to deny safe havens to terrorist organisations,” says State Department Inspector General Steve A...

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