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Tasneem Bulbulia

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Kore signs MoU to finance construction of Kola project

6th April 2021 Potash development company Kore Potash and African strategic advisory, corporate finance and alternative investment group Summit Africa have signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) to arrange the total financing required for the construction of the Kola potash project in... 

Eastplats appoints new CFO, provides operational update

6th April 2021 JSE-listed Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) has appointed Wylie Hui as CFO and Corporate Secretary. Hui is a certified public accountant, chartered accountant and brings over 25 years of finance and operational experience to his role with Eastplats, particularly his experience in mining. He has... 

Amendments to environmental plan for construction of SKA published

6th April 2021 The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment says amendments to the Integrated Environmental Management Plan required to manage the impacts associated with the development of the first phase of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), in the Northern Cape, have been published. No further... 

Cornish Lithium strengthens management team

1st April 2021 UK-based mineral exploration and development company Cornish Lithium said it has strengthened its management team with the appointment of three new members, namely Neil Elliot as corporate development manager, Kate Harcourt as environment, social and governance (ESG) officer, and Kathy Hicks as... 

Eskom Pension, Provident Fund appoints as new CE

1st April 2021 The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) has appointed Shafeeq Abrahams as the new CE and principal officer, replacing Linda Mateza, effective April 1. Abrahams is the current EPPF CFO, a role he has held since 2018. 

PFS concludes Kwale North is not viable, Base reports

1st April 2021 African mineral sands producer Base Resources is assessing the potential of mining only a subset of the North Dune and Bumamani deposits at its mineral sands operations in Kenya, after a prefeasibility study (PFS) concluded that it is not viable to mine the entirety of these deposits. This is... 

API, African Energy Chamber sign MoU to expand natural gas and oil standards

1st April 2021 National associations the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the African Energy Chamber (AEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on capacity building initiatives and standardisation to enhance safety, environmental protection and sustainability in African countries... 

Premier African Minerals initiates DFS at Zulu

31st March 2021 Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has noted progress and a funding strategy to be applied in the future development of both Aim-listed Premier African Minerals and the Zulu lithium and tantalum project. The Zulu deposits are contained within an exclusive prospecting rights area greater than 200... 

Oriole announces proof of concept confirmation at Bibemi

31st March 2021 Aim-listed Oriole Resources has recorded an update on its ongoing maiden diamond drilling programme at the Bibemi gold project, in Cameroon, where it is earning up to a 90% interest. Results from the first hole of a planned 28-hole programme have returned 1 m grading 4.09 g/t gold and 1 m grading... 

State company ramps up efforts to support artisanal cobalt mining in the DRC

31st March 2021 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) State-owned company Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC) on March 31 officially launched its activities to support the commercialisation of responsibly sourced artisanal cobalt in the country. EGC, a subsidiary of Gécamines, was established in November 2019,... 

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