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Int’l conference on mining, fuel Industries; PCST

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Pakistan Council for Science and Technologies (PCST) organized International Conference on Mining and Fuel Industries (CMFI-2017) for three-day, on October 19-21, 2017. This international event gave a platform to share their research and technologies for academicians, geoscientists, engineers, policy makers, regulators and mineral and petroleum industries. The major focus of conference was on development and […]…Read More

Artificial photosynthesis for conversion of CO2 into fuel

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article image Majority of the world energy needs are supplied through petrochemical sources. However, the extensive utilization of these fossil fuels has resulted in pollution problems. Moreover, the natural reserves of these fossil fuels are depleting rapidly. Therefore, it is necessary to search for some renewable energy resources to replace fossil fuels. Now the question is that how can we replace these fossil fuels with alternative and sustainable resources of cheap fuels? What are the…Read More

UNIDO to extend coop for bio-fuel project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Amid the prolonged energy crisis in Pakistan, UNIDO has announced to implement a project to promote market-based adoption of biomass gasification technologies for agro-processing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. The project, to be funded by Global Environmental Facility (GEF), will particularly introduce rice husk based gasification power plants in the rice producing areas in order to generate cheap and uninterrupted electricity. In view…Read More

UMT students fuel-saving idea wins at DICE-INVENT event

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Ammar Hussain, a student of the industrial engineering programme at the University of Management and Technology, has presented "Power UP", a fuel saving idea using hydrogen fuel cell technology with an impressive prototype that was declared winner at the Institute of Business Administration’s Grand Entrepreneurial DICE-INVENT Event at Karachi. This event is conducted every year at IBA-Karachi and is considered as the most versatile and comprehensive…Read More

Govt needs to devise fuel consumption policy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Following the constant energy shortfall in the country, the government has been urged to formulate the national fuel consumption policy in consultation with the stakeholders in the public and private sectors and implement it on priority basis by taking appropriate measures. "The country’s import bill is gradually increasing due to various reasons and there is dire need for adoption of fuel saving measures both in the public and private sectors to keep petrol,…Read More

PAEC designs long-term storage facilities for spent fuel

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has completed lot of work on designing long-term storage facilities for the spent fuel from KANUPP and Chashma Nuclear power plants and actual implementation will begin soon after the completion of these facilities. "For dealing with the spent fuel from nuclear power plants, several satisfactory options are available," official sources told this scribe adding very small volume of the spent fuel involved, makes it…Read More

PCSIR prepares low-cost fuel for industries

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Council of Science and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has prepared a low-cost fuel which is called coal water slurry for small and medium industries in order to replace the costly furnace oil. This was stated by Director General PCSIR, Dr Shehzad Alam, while recently talking to media. Describing salient features of the low-cost fuel, Dr Shahzad Alam said that the fuel was pollution-free and might ease the energy crisis in the country. He said the low-cost…Read More

PSO introduces fuel smart cards

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Striving to provide ever greater value to its customers, the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has introduced chip-based fuel smart cards which are the the first of their kind to be launched by any OMC in Pakistan.The formal launch ceremony was organised under the theme of "Your World Just Got Smarter!" at DHA Golf Club, Karachi. The launch event featured high-profile guests and decision makers from across the corporate sector.Highlights of the event, attended by high-profile…Read More

Top Pakistani universities unveil fuel-efficient vehicles

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Top universities from Pakistan have unveiled their hand-built fuel-efficient vehicles for the Shell Eco-marathon Asia at a launch ceremony recently held at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).This event has put Pakistani teams on track for the competition at Sepang F-1 track in Kuala Lumpur in July 2013 where they will compete with over 130 teams from 16 countries, says a press release.Teams from NUST, UET-Peshawar, UET-Jamshoro, NED, Air University, GIK,…Read More