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New northern Pakistan crushing site planned

04 August 2021, Published under Cement News

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial government of Pakistan has   planned a limestone mining/crushing site at Khanpur for the cement industry. The scheme has been approved by the Cabinet and the Assembly as Annual Development Plan (ADP) in the FY21-22 financial budget for the country's northern area.    KP Chief Minister Special Assistant on Mining, Arif Ahmadzai, informed the media that the KP Mines Department had awarded rights for establishing stone crushers near Khanpur Dam, cov...

Pakistan: Fecto Cement appeals mining ban

20 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Fecto Cement has requested the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to allow it to carry out stone crushing activities in the Margalla Hills, which has been listed as a national park since 1980. The cement manufacturer asked the court to declare the lease cancellation letters issued by the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration and the Capital Development Authority (CDA) null and void. The ICT issued a mining lease to Fecto Cement in 2013 allowing it to carry out stone crushing activities...

Quarry efficiency

30 September 2015, Published under Cement News

The quarry is often an undervalued and overlooked aspect of cement manufacture. However, the quarry is where it all begins as the quality of the cement starts here. With the right long-term plan in place, a number of steps can be taken to enhance quarrying efficiency, optimise operations and reduce costs. By John Kline & Charles Kline, Kline Consulting LLC, USA. Figure 1: checklists for quarry operators – years of reserves should always be known Before starting any quarry optimi...