powerchina Port Qasim coal fire power Project over 2000 Jobs

powerchina coal fire Project

powerchina coal fire Project

The project of $ 2,085 billions that will generate 1,320MW power it will be completed by June 2018

Malik Azhar is the happy man today, He has received its first increase  penny boss 20 to his credit. For Azhar, that is  dream that come true, & in a short space of time. Last year alone had no job and a family to feed, he driver working for Powerchina, who hired him last year for coal-fired power project of the Port Qasim.

Today Pakistan recently visited the site of The Port Qasim power project to learn about progress in the project & the effect it was having on the local community. Number of Chinese companies are working in Pakistan on various projects under the agreement between China and Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) between the two countries. Port Qasim project is being jointly developed Through  Power Construction is Corporate from China by The Powerchina Resources Limited & Al Mirqab Capital S.P.C. Power-china and Al Maqrib holds 51{bb50a7110d255999b4311f0d8e3fcd24eee8cb29d96b38a60995ca28aca60c38} & 49{bb50a7110d255999b4311f0d8e3fcd24eee8cb29d96b38a60995ca28aca60c38} shares respectively in build owno perate basis (BOO) in the 1320MW power project.

That is one of the projects is expected early harvest & achieve  status of commercial operation in June 2018. The project, however will begin generating power by the end of The 2017

Azhar is not  local  who comes from a small village near Rawalpindi. He has traveled to Karachi in search of  life.

Azhar Malik is one of around 1,700 Pakistanis working in the project. As work on the project gathers pace, thousands more are likely to join the workforce in the coming months.


Port Qasim is a coal power project 2x660MW. It is located in the Industrial Park of Port Qasim, 37 km southeast of Karachi. It consists of two units with total gross capacity of 1,320 MW (with auto-use integrated pier) and an average annual energy production of about 9000GWh, capable of supporting energy consumption 3-4 million households to The  year. Fueled by imported coal, the project adopted super-critical thermal technology leader in the world.

Operations with the environment, including seawater desalination and desulfurization of flue gas that meets the environmental standards of the World Bank.

The power generated will be evacuated through a 500kV transmission line AC-180 km long connecting the project to the national grid. The project construction period is 36 months.

“The total investment of the project is approximately $ 2,085 million. The equity ratio is approximately 25 percent, while Rest will be arranged from sponsors through debt financing by  Import Bank export of  China EXIM Bank  said He Shiyou, The assistant manager general  of Port Qasim electric Power Company while talking in to Pakistan today.

“This provision does not increase the financial burden for the government of Pakistan That will have to be borne by the companies clarified More than 2000 jobs.

About opportunities for power generation and job creation, one of the administration officials they said that the project will directly create over 2,000 job opportunities for engineers and Pakistani workers during the construction phase and will employ about 400 professionals trained during the operational stage.

The project is supported by the Chinese and the governments of Pakistan, it has seen rapid pace of work and is on track for completion in June 2018.

The agreements were signed by services implementation, power purchase, land lease and port project during the visit of President Xi to Pakistan in April 2015.

Most of the documentary process has been completed with the coordination of the Ministry of Commerce of China and the government of Pakistan. The company works on the project has obtained all approvals required by the governments of China and Pakistan.

The financial closure of the project was achieved and the first provision of about $ 200 million was made from Exim Bank of China in December last year. The project is the first major project of coal-based energy under the CPEC to receive financial closure.

Construction of the plant began on 7 May 2015. The feasibility study report, preliminary design report and the master plan is completed and approved. With 87.06 percent of the engineering work milestones were reached until 31 December 2015. It is expected that the engineering of the plant to be completed by the end of July 2016.

massive construction of the pier and the channel started from 12th August, 2015, and 9 out of 19 building plans have been submitted.

A cutter suction dredger, a boat anchor, earthmoving machines, vehicles and concrete mixing machine have already been mobilized to the project site. Dredging of the Panama Canal Watershed and are underway.

But despite great progress has been achieved on the ground, the project also faces some setbacks.

depth interviews with officials from the federal and Sindh governments show that the Sindh government is not ready to buy the project because of the massive media campaign by the federal government.

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In accordance with the agreement dated April 23, 2015 signed between the Port Qasim Authority & The company, approximately 200 acres  land on East side of  has been assigned by Port Qasim to the project.

Powerchina has paid All The taxes levies & stamp duties to the relevant authorities of the government of Sindh and approached record records Issue lease in accordance with the standards set by the Board of Revenue Sindh.


A coordination meeting for the water supply for the project was held on November 11, 2015, Karachi. Karachi Water and Sewage Board “KW and SB” Engro chemical plant is about  near to the project site Powerchina the company entered into a tripartite agreement for Supply of water on December 2, 2015…

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  • December 31, 2016 at 9:43 am

    Sir I have completed diploma auto and diesel gas engine i need this job


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