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Tasneem Bulbulia

Tasneem Bulbulia

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

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Kibo Energy invests in UK waste-to-energy project

16th September 2021 JSE-listed renewable energy company Kibo Energy has signed a heads of terms with Aim-listed gasification solutions company EQTEC to acquire a 54.54% interest in the proposed 25 MW Billingham waste gasification and power plant at Haverton Hill, in Teesside, in the UK. It is expected that Kibo will... 

Vedanta’s Black Mountain Mining ramps up digitalisation efforts

16th September 2021 In alignment with underground operations worldwide increasingly digitalising their operations, Vedanta Zinc International's (VZI) Black Mountain Mining's (BMM's) underground operation Swartberg is also embarking on digitalisation efforts. VZI, a grouping of zinc assets located in South Africa and... 

Gemfields records strong six-month performance

16th September 2021 JSE-listed Gemfields expects to report a net profit after tax of $23.8-million for the six months to June 30, compared with the $56.7-million net loss after tax reported for the comparative six-month period in 2020. In rand terms, the net profit after tax is expected to be R346-million. 

BlueNova opens Intelligent Energy Storage Systems production facility

15th September 2021 South African energy storage company BlueNova Energy on September 15 launched its new office and factory space in Pretoria East.  The official opening of the new Intelligent Energy Storage Systems (iESS) production facility marks a critical milestone towards achieving BlueNova’s production goal... 

Unrest, lockdown restrictions lead to dip in manufacturers' confidence

15th September 2021 The Absa Manufacturing Survey for the third quarter recorded a slight dip in overall sector confidence, with business confidence falling by five points to 41. “With continued uncertainty regarding Covid-19 lockdown restrictions during the quarter, as well as the unrest experienced in... 

Security forces prevent fuel theft, says Transnet

15th September 2021  A suspicious built structure, a tunnel and equipment erected with the intent to siphon petroleum products from a Transnet pipeline were demolished on September 14 after a joint security operation led to the discovery of the building on a vacant piece of land in Phola, in Mpumalanga, Transnet... 

Hyprop advances its strategy

15th September 2021 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Hyprop Investments says it has made good progress in executing its strategy for the year ended June 30. It has moved ahead on all its priorities, including strengthening the balance sheet, advancing the implementation of its non-tangible strategy with the... 

Hydrogenious raises €50m to scale, commercialise hydrogen storage tech

14th September 2021 Cleantech company Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies has raised a further €50-million to scale and commercialise its technology. The oversubscribed funding round was led by JERA Americas, alongside Temasek, with Chevron Technology Ventures and Pavilion Capital investing for the first time. 

Mining industry lost 23 000 jobs between 2012 and 2019 – Stats SA

14th September 2021 About 23 000 jobs were lost in the mining sector between 2012 and 2019, a mining industry report compiled by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) shows. The biggest losses in jobs were recorded in the mining of gold at 42 000 and platinum group metals (PGMs) at 8 000, Stats SA said in a September... 

African Gold Group achieves positive results from trenching at Kobada Est

14th September 2021 West Africa-focused gold company African Gold Group has announced positive results from the preliminary trenching programme at its Kobada Est exploration target in southern Mali. The Kobada Est trenching programme was completed in June and consisted of three trenches with a combined length of 260 m. 


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