Cement prices to go up by Rs50 per bag

LAHORE: Cement manufacturers nationwide have decided to jack up cement price by Rs50 per bag after the hike in fuel prices recently....

No relief in federal budget for construction sector, says ABAD

ABAD chairman said that the government has presented a purely political and election budget, which will force the upcoming government to announce supplementary budget just after four months.

‘Lotte Chemical’ shows interest in Pakistan’s chemical manufacturing industry

Pakistan Chemical Manufacturers Association (PCMA) Monday urged the forthcoming government to include the chemical industry in its first 100 days plan and...

2018 to be a bumper year for Pakistan’s cement sector: Report

International Cement Review, the world's leading source of cement manufacturing news and information, in its latest report on the Pakistani cement industry...

Schon Properties, owners of Multan Sultan get assets seized by Dubai Land Department

It is pertinent to mention that Schon Properties own Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) Multan Sultan cricket team.

CPIC Global signs deal for two mega residential, commercial projects in Gwadar

'The dream of a Gwadar becoming a key economic hub of Asia is not far away now' ISLAMABAD: CPIC Global on Wednesday signed...

CPEC will continue fueling growth of Pakistan’s construction industry over next decade: Fitch Solutions

Improved transparency regarding CPEC projects will aid Pakistan’s efforts in the renegotiation of an IMF bailout, which if sanctioned could provide its struggling economy with much required economic relief, said Fitch Solutions

Business community can enable Pakistan to become an economic giant: Mayor Lahore

LAHORE: Mayor Lahore Col (R) Mubashir Javed said on Tuesday that the business community has the ability to turn Pakistan into an economic...

Cement despatches grow by 5.10 per cent

Despite the disruption caused by the General Elections, the sector posted 5.10 per cent growth in July.

Construction work on Diamer Basha, Mohmand Dams to start in fiscal year 2018-19

WAPDA chairman briefed PM about the issues of water and hydropower sectors in the country. The prime minister was also apprised of WAPDA projects, particularly Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams.

Special Economic Zones to get electricity, gas

The cost of providing these utilities to the economic zones would be met through the  Cost of the provision of utilities to SEZs will be met through Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP)

Seven Pakistani entities added to US export control list

The United States has added seven Pakistani companies to a list of foreign entities that are subject to stringent export control measures,...

President promulgates Naya Pakistan Housing, Development Authority Ordinance

The authority shall prepare feasibility studies for the development of schemes and determine the mode of development accordingly.

Has CPEC hit a major roadblock?

China’s infrastructure building spree across the nation seems to have been halted due to Pakistan’s inability to pay its loans

Railways ministry faces a Rs37-40bn deficit, says Sh Rasheed

RAWALPINDI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that the Railways ministry faces a debt of Rs37 to 40 billion left behind...