Tag Archives: Marble

Gen Kayani opens Kassa marble project

ISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Zhob area in Balochistan and inaugurated the Kassa Hills Marble project, there on Monday.
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani, provincial cabinet members including Home Minister Zafarullah Zehri, notables and large number of locals also attended the ceremony, according to an ISPR statement issued here.
The Kassa Hills Marble project has been initiated by the Pakistan army with the cooperation of

Buner marble factories taking toll on locals

PESHAWAR – Not only contaminating the area’s potable water, marble factories in the residential areas of Buner district are also a cause of the residents’ psychological and physical diseases.
Suffocated by the factories, the residents told Pakistan Today that huge boulders were transported through the narrow streets of the residential area and could cause accidents, while the yelling of workers and the grinding of stone and the dust produced made them anxious and was also

Mechanisation will boost marble exports

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) will rent its modern quarrying equipment and technologies. The equipment will be rented in order to extract square blocks of marble and granite and to enhance exports to $500 million by 2015.
This was recently offered by PASDEC CEO Ihsanullah Khan at a presentation on the investment opportunities in the domestic marble and granite sector. He said that two machinery pools one each at Gaddani Balochistan and Risalpur NWFP