The industry relies on the findings of the PICKS laboratories. Poss. labs do not possess the necessary tools and equipments for refinement of minerals. Not a convenient supply of coal and at times they have to revert to oil and gas for there production mostly the cement companies. Recommendation for the industry There has to be innovation in the sort of mining techniques being adopted in Pakistan. Adoption of modern exploration techniques like photo geology, satellite imaging, Underground Gasification can be useful for the industry.
Information regarding coal reserves, grades and annual production must be maintained for the information of investors that may guide their future programmer and work. And it must be easily available on Government portal. Mineral development fund to be created & spent by outsourcing the infrastructure programmed to private organizations. Allocation of funds from World Bank for mineral sector programmed. Due representation to be given to all the stakeholders from mineral sector I. E. Laborers, Investors e. T. C.
In order to for people to be interested in the mining sector, government has to provide facilities for the workers and management near to the mining facilities. Improve the efficiency of the emergency rescuers in case of an accident in a mine. Participate in international minerals exhibitions and fairs for creating awareness of Pakistanis mineral potential to foreign investor. This would also built the Image of Pakistan. In most of the mining camps basic facilities of roads and there basic infrastructure facilities have not been provided.
As a result the mine to market accessibility is very low and also increases the cost of mining. More degrees relating to the mining industry should be started as there are only 3 till date in Pakistan A separate board for mining be made involving technocrats. Train & improve capacity of all persons in minerals managements. Establish mini power plants on coal in the mining areas. Provide in service training to technical staff I. E. Laborers. Establish machinery-pool to extend services on cost effective basis Provide soft loans in the mining Industry.