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Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Bauhinia Creek Phase 2 drilling intersects high-grade mineralisation

20th June 2019 East Africa-focused gold producer Shanta Gold has intersected high-grade mineralisation over significant widths during the second phase of its Bauhinia Creek (BC) drilling campaign at the New Luika gold mine (NLGM) in Tanzania. This provided further evidence of the continuity of the orebody to... 

Entries for Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative to close on June 30

20th June 2019 Entries for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) will officially close on June 30, leaving less than ten days for African entrepreneurs to submit their applications for the chance to pitch their business ideas to Chinese business magnate Jack Ma and win a share of the $1-million prize at... 

Responsible sourcing of gemstones to receive more attention – Gemfields

20th June 2019 Responsible sourcing of coloured gemstones will receive ever-increasing attention and become progressively more important to consumers, predicts Gemfields and Kagem Mining CEO Sean Gilbertson. The observation comes as Gemfields recently contributed new data and insights to independent global... 

Motus’ South African vehicle sales decrease

19th June 2019 Motus’ total vehicle market performance in South Africa declined by 2.4% in the 11 months to May 31, with 496 512 units sold, compared with the 508 785 units sold in the 11 months to May 31, 2018, with the country’s and global economic and political environments having been unsettled during the... 

De Beers Group launches diamond education course partnership in India

19th June 2019 De Beers Group Institute of Diamonds is partnering with the International Institute of Gemology in India (IIG) to deliver diamond education courses throughout that country. The IIG has been operating for more than 50 years and is entrenched in gemology and in diamond and jewellery education in... 

Athabasca Minerals signs agreement with First Nation

19th June 2019 Canadian mineral explorer Athabasca Minerals Inc (AMI) has signed a ten-year aggregates management agreement with the Montana First Nation (MFN) for the processing and sale of aggregates from MFN’s 185 acre Colchester property located near Ponoka, Alberta. The scope of the agreement includes... 

Jervois gains entry into Uganda with M2 Cobalt buyout

19th June 2019 ASX-listed Jervois Mining has completed a plan of arrangement to acquire TSX-listed M2 Cobalt. The acquisition provides Jervois entry into Uganda to complement its East African ambitions, particularly regarding opportunities around the historic Kilembe mine and the Kasese cobalt refinery. 

South Africa urged to do more to develop its human capital base

19th June 2019   It is important for countries, and especially South Africa, to revisit how they build their human capital base. 

PIC’s Sibanye stake rises above 10.7%

19th June 2019 The Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC’s) shareholding in precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has increased to nearly 10.71%, from the previously held 9.89%. This follows the conversion of Lonmin shares, following the buyout of Lonmin by Sibanye. 

AMSA signs offtake for coking coal from MC Mining’s Makhado Phase 1

19th June 2019 Coal miner MC Mining has signed an offtake agreement with South African steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), which will buy hard coking coal (HCC) from Phase 1 of the Makhado coking coal project. As South Africa has a limited production of high-quality metallurgical, or coking, coal,... 


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